Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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WGUS83 KFSD 050244
FLSFSD
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
944 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South
Dakota and Iowa...

  Vermillion River Near Wakonda
  Big Sioux River At Hawarden
  Big Sioux River At Akron
  Little Sioux River Near Milford
  Little Sioux River Above Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Cherokee
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove

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

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://www.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.

&&

SDC027-060644-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-160507T0112Z/
/WKAS2.2.ER.000000T0000Z.160502T1420Z.160506T0112Z.NO/
944 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Vermillion River Near Wakonda.
* until Friday evening.
* At 09AM Wednesday the stage was 16.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Thursday May 05.
* At stages near 15.5 feet...Water reaches the bottom of the bridge
on highway 19 near Lodi, and 306th Street near Hub City will flood
along with several other county roads.

&&

LAT...LON 4310 9703 4310 9694 4291 9690 4291 9701
          4295 9700 4300 9704

$$

IAC041-059-060644-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MIFI4.2.ER.160428T0912Z.160503T1315Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
944 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Near Milford.
* until further notice.
* At 08PM Wednesday the stage was 13.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* At stages near 14.0 feet...Significant amounts of pasture and other
farm lands begin to flood.

&&

LAT...LON 4350 9533 4350 9526 4334 9519 4334 9516
          4328 9517 4329 9524

$$

IAC041-059-060644-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-160506T2100Z/
/LSSI4.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160502T1400Z.160506T1500Z.UU/
944 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Above Spencer.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 09PM Wednesday the stage was 10.9 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Friday May 06.
* At stages near 10.0 feet...Minor flooding of agricultural lands
begins.

&&

LAT...LON 4329 9524 4328 9517 4324 9523 4315 9512
          4315 9518 4324 9529

$$

IAC041-060644-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160509T0300Z/
/SPWI4.1.ER.160427T2052Z.160502T1215Z.160508T0300Z.NO/
944 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Spencer.
* until Sunday evening.
* At 08PM Wednesday the stage was 12.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday May 07.

&&

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

$$

IAC021-041-060644-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-160510T1800Z/
/LNNI4.2.ER.160426T0325Z.160503T0445Z.160509T1800Z.NO/
944 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Linn Grove.
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 09PM Wednesday the stage was 19.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Monday May 09.
* At stages near 20.0 feet...Significant flooding of agricultural
land begins along this entire stretch of the river.

&&

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

$$

IAC035-060644-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-160509T0359Z/
/CHKI4.1.ER.160428T1151Z.160504T0100Z.160508T0359Z.NO/
944 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Cherokee.
* until Sunday evening.
* At 08PM Wednesday the stage was 19.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Saturday May 07.
* At stages near 19.0 feet...The north bank of the river overflows.

&&

LAT...LON 4296 9543 4291 9539 4265 9557 4256 9569
          4256 9578 4270 9564

$$

IAC167-SDC083-127-051622-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160505T1622Z/
/HAWI4.1.ER.160429T1203Z.160503T0000Z.160504T1622Z.NO/
944 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Sioux River At Hawarden.
* until Thursday morning.
* At 09AM Wednesday the stage was 15.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Wednesday May 04.
* At stages near 15.0 feet...Agricultural flooding begins on the
South Dakota side of the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4303 9654 4303 9647 4296 9645 4296 9657


$$

IAC149-SDC127-060644-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-160506T2024Z/
/AKRI4.2.ER.160429T1515Z.160504T0015Z.160505T2024Z.NO/
944 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Sioux River At Akron.
* until Friday afternoon.
* At 09PM Wednesday the stage was 17.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Thursday May 05.
* At stages near 17.0 feet...About 6500 acres of farm land are
flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4296 9657 4296 9645 4286 9652 4273 9648
          4273 9669 4277 9667

$$

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

VERMILLION RIVER
WKAS2    14.0   16.35 Wed 9 AM                      16.6  Sun May 01

LITTLE SIOUX RIVER
MIFI4    12.0   13.37 Wed 8 PM                      14.0  Tue May 03
LSSI4    10.0   10.91 Wed 9 PM                      11.1  Mon May 02
SPWI4    10.0   12.22 Wed 8 PM                      13.1  Mon May 02
LNNI4    18.0   19.76 Wed 9 PM                      20.2  Mon May 02
CHKI4    17.0   19.46 Wed 8 PM                      19.8  Tue May 03

BIG SIOUX RIVER
HAWI4    15.0   15.14 Wed 9 AM                      16.5  Mon May 02
AKRI4    16.0   17.44 Wed 9 PM                      18.2  Tue May 03



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