Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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WGUS43 KFSD 291540
FLWFSD
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1040 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in South Dakota...

  Vermillion River Near Wakonda

...Forecast flooding changed from Minor to Moderate severity for the
following rivers in Iowa...

  Ocheyedan River Near Spencer

.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.

&&

SDC027-301940-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-160503T0600Z/
/WKAS2.2.ER.000000T0000Z.160430T1800Z.160502T0600Z.NO/
1040 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Vermillion River Near Wakonda.
* Until late Monday night.
* At 9AM Friday the stage was 15.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 16.2 feet by Saturday April
  30. The river will fall below flood stage Monday May 2.
* At stages near 16.0 feet...Water reaches the bottom of the bridge
  on 304th Street west of Dalesburg, Highway 19 near 299th Street
  begins to flood, 302nd Street near Colfax Corner will be flooded, and
  approximately 10000 acres could be flooded between Centerville and
  Vermillion.

&&

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

$$

IAC041-301940-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-160503T0000Z/
/SPOI4.2.ER.160428T1205Z.160429T1445Z.160502T0000Z.NO/
1040 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

...Observed flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...
The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ocheyedan River Near Spencer.
* Until Monday evening.
* At 9AM Friday the stage was 9.5 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Sunday May 1.
* At stages near 9.5 feet...Significant amounts of pasture and other
  farm land begin flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 4318 9540 4318 9533 4315 9520 4313 9513
          4312 9524 4315 9540

$$

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

VERMILLION RIVER
WKAS2    14.0   15.41 Fri 10 AM   16.2  Sat 1 PM

OCHEYEDAN RIVER
SPOI4    8.0     9.51 Fri 10 AM    9.5  Fri 1 PM

TRM


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