Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
325 AM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

.CREEKS AND STREAMS ARE RUNNING VERY HIGH...AND IN SOME CASES
FLOODING...ACROSS THE BLACK HILLS INTO SOUTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA.
RAINFALL TODAY IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE AS HEAVY AS SUNDAY...BUT ANY
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL MAY CAUSE MORE FLOODING.

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SOUTHERN CAMPBELL-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...WRIGHT...SUNDANCE...FOUR CORNERS
325 AM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF NORTHEAST WYOMING HAS BEEN
CANCELLED.

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NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LEAD...DEADWOOD...SPEARFISH...
RAPID CITY...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...HILL CITY...MT RUSHMORE...
CUSTER...FOLSOM...WALL...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...
STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA
325 AM MDT MON MAY 25 2015

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA...SOUTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA
  AND WEST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN NORTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA...NORTHERN FOOT HILLS. IN
  SOUTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA...CUSTER CO PLAINS...FALL RIVER...
  HERMOSA FOOT HILLS...SHANNON...SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS AND
  SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS. IN WEST CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...CENTRAL
  BLACK HILLS...NORTHERN BLACK HILLS...PENNINGTON CO PLAINS...
  RAPID CITY...SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS AND STURGIS/PIEDMONT
  FOOT HILLS.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON

* SOILS ARE SATURATED AND CREEKS AND STREAMS ARE RUNNING VERY HIGH
  OR ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...ESPECIALLY ALONG THE EASTERN SLOPES OF
  THE BLACK HILLS AND OVER SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA. ANY
  ADDITIONAL RAIN TODAY MAY CAUSE MORE FLOODING IN THESE AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ALONG RIVERS AND
CREEKS IN THE WATCH AREA...BUT IS NOT IMMINENT. IF YOU ARE IN THE
WATCH AREA...TAKE TIME TO MOVE LIVESTOCK...EQUIPMENT...AND OTHER
PROPERTY FROM LOW LYING AREAS BEFORE FLOODING OCCURS. MONITOR
NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND LOCAL MEDIA FOR UPDATED FORECASTS AND BE
READY TO QUICKLY MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IF RISING WATER LEVELS ARE
OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED.

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