Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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WGUS83 KFSD 290234
FLSFSD
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
934 PM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa...
  Little Sioux River At Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove

.The following river forecasts include forecast precipitation through
tonight. Any additional future rains could affect the crest
forecasts.

Recent rainfall has resulted in rising river levels along the Little
Sioux river in northwest Iowa. Continued rises are expected during
the next couple of days an additional rainfall is forecast on Monday.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Do not drive cars through flooded areas. the water
depth and road condition may be unsafe.

Additional information is available at

http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=fsd

Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio...
or your local radio and TV stations.

The next scheduled statement will be issued tomorrow morning.

&&

IAC041-300634-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-160602T0000Z/
/SPWI4.1.ER.160525T1510Z.160530T1200Z.160601T0000Z.NO/
934 PM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Spencer.
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 8PM Saturday the stage was 10.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Recent activity...The river rose above flood stage on Saturday May
  28.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 10.8 feet by Monday May 30.
  The river will fall below flood stage Tuesday May 31.
* At stages near 10.0 feet...The right bank overflows, and minor
flooding of the Spencer city park and some rural agricultural areas
begins.

&&

LAT...LON 4315 9518 4315 9512 4315 9505 4299 9503
          4302 9510 4310 9510

$$

IAC021-041-300634-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0025.160531T1200Z-160603T0600Z/
/LNNI4.1.ER.160531T1200Z.160531T1800Z.160602T0600Z.NO/
934 PM CDT SAT MAY 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Linn Grove.
* from Tuesday morning to late Thursday night.
* At 9PM Saturday the stage was 17.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by 7 AM Tuesday and crest near
  18.1 feet by Tuesday May 31.the river will fall below flood stage
  by Thursday June 02.
* At stages near 18.5 feet...The city park in Sioux Rapids is
flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4302 9510 4299 9503 4287 9512 4288 9536
          4296 9543 4293 9520

$$

&&
LOCATION FLOOD  LATEST OBSERVED  MAXIMUM FORECAST
         STAGE  STAGE  TIME      STAGE  TIME

LITTLE SIOUX RIVER
SPWI4    10.0   10.03 Sat 8 PM   10.8  Mon 7 AM
LNNI4    18.0   17.77 Sat 9 PM   18.1  Tue 1 PM



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