Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1229 AM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

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SANBORN SD-GREGORY SD-DOUGLAS SD-DAVISON SD-CHARLES MIX SD-AURORA SD-
1229 AM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR SOUTHEASTERN AURORA...
CENTRAL CHARLES MIX...DAVISON...WESTERN DOUGLAS...EASTERN GREGORY AND
SOUTHERN SANBORN COUNTIES UNTIL 200 AM CDT...

AT 1223 AM CDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL HAD MAINLY EXITED THE WARNED
AREA. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATED FROM 4 TO 7 INCHES RAINFALL IN
LOCATIONS FROM NEAR GEDDES...THROUGH CORSICA AND STICKNEY...TOWARD
LOOMIS. STREET FLOODING WITH WATER UP TO 2 FEET DEEP WAS REPORTED IN
CORSICA BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AT 1055 PM CDT.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL BE FAIRLY SPOTTY FOR THE REST OF THE NIGHT.
EASING OF RUNOFF FROM THE EARLIER EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL RESULT IN
GRADUAL ENDING OF THE FLASH FLOODING THREAT TOWARD 200 AM CDT. SOME
LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...MITCHELL...
PLANKINTON...BONESTEEL...CORSICA...GEDDES...HARRISON...LETCHER...
LOOMIS...MOUNT VERNON AND STICKNEY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS
AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY ROADS
AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW LYING
AREAS ARE ALSO SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED...ACT QUICKLY. DO NOT
ENTER THE WATER. TURN AROUND AND MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND. DO NOT
STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 4307 9903 4387 9852 4393 9791 4385 9793
      4385 9797 4375 9796 4365 9799 4314 9865
      4305 9874

$$

CHAPMAN







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