Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1022 AM MDT SUN MAY 24 2015

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PENNINGTON SD-CUSTER SD-
1022 AM MDT SUN MAY 24 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845 PM
MDT MONDAY FOR SOUTH CENTRAL PENNINGTON AND NORTHEASTERN CUSTER
COUNTIES...

AT 1000 AM MDT...THE KEYSTONE FIRE DEPARTMENT REPORTED GRIZZLY BEAR
CREEK HAD FLOODED GRIZZLY GULCH ROAD SOUTHWEST OF KEYSTONE.  THE
STREAM GAUGE INDICATED THE STREAM IS ABOVE FLOOD STAGE OF 5.0 FEET
AND CONTINUING TO RISE AS RAIN IS FALLING AT THE RATE OF 0.10 TO
0.30 INCHES AN HOUR...WITH 1.50 INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE AREA SINCE
SATURDAY EVENING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
HERMOSA...KEYSTONE...HAYWARD...CUSTER STATE PARK...US HIGHWAY 16A
SOUTH OF KEYSTONE...AND SOUTH DAKOTA HIGHWAYS 40 BETWEEN KEYSTONE
AND HERMOSA...HIGHWAY 36 WEST OF HERMOSA...AND HIGHWAY 87 THROUGH
CUSTER STATE PARK.

FLOOD WATERS ARE MOVING DOWN BATTLE CREEK BETWEEN HILL CITY AND
KEYSTONE...GRIZZLY BEAR CREEK UPSTREAM OF KEYSTONE...AND GRACE
COOLIDGE CREEK THROUGH CUSTER STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

CAMPERS SHOULD LEAVE CAMPSITES NEAR CREEKS IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4395 10324 4383 10311 4371 10280 4367 10283
      4377 10318 4372 10347 4390 10356

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SANDERS


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