Flood Statement
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WGUS83 KFSD 010346
FLSFSD
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1046 PM CDT SAT APR 30 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 Above Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Spencer
  Little Sioux River Near Milford
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove
  Little Sioux River At Cherokee

.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.

&&

SDC027-020746-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-160505T1912Z/
/WKAS2.2.ER.000000T0000Z.160430T0120Z.160504T1912Z.NO/
1046 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Vermillion River Near Wakonda.
* until Thursday afternoon.
* At 08PM Saturday the stage was 16.42 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Wednesday May 04.
* 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

$$

IAC041-059-020746-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MIFI4.1.ER.160428T0912Z.160501T0215Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1046 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Near Milford.
* until further notice.
* At 09PM Saturday the stage was 13.6 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

$$

IAC041-059-020745-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-160503T2000Z/
/LSSI4.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160502T0000Z.160503T1400Z.UU/
1046 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Above Spencer.
* until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 10PM Saturday the stage was 10.8 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* 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

$$

IAC041-020745-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/SPWI4.1.ER.160427T2052Z.160502T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1046 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Spencer.
* until further notice.
* At 09PM Saturday the stage was 12.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 13.2 feet by Monday May 02
  then begin falling.
* At stages near 14.0 feet...City sewers in Spencer can begin to back
up. Highway 18 between Spencer and Dickens can start flooding if
flows on the tributary creeks are also very high.

&&

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

$$

IAC021-041-020745-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LNNI4.2.ER.160426T0325Z.160504T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1046 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Linn Grove.
* until further notice.
* At 10PM Saturday the stage was 19.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 20.0 feet by Wednesday May 04
  then begin falling.
* 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

$$

IAC035-020745-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CHKI4.1.ER.160428T1151Z.160502T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1046 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Cherokee.
* until further notice.
* At 09PM Saturday the stage was 18.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 19.0 feet by Monday May 02
  then begin falling.
* 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-SDC083-127-020745-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160506T0600Z/
/HAWI4.1.ER.160429T1203Z.160503T1800Z.160505T0600Z.NO/
1046 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Sioux River At Hawarden.
* until late Thursday night.
* At 08PM Saturday the stage was 15.75 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 16.2 feet by Tuesday May 03.
  The river will fall below flood stage Thursday May 05.
* 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-SDC127-020745-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/AKRI4.1.ER.160429T1515Z.160502T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1046 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Sioux River At Akron.
* until further notice.
* At 10PM Saturday the stage was 17.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 17.8 feet by Sunday May 01
  then begin falling.
* 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
         STAGE  STAGE  TIME      STAGE  TIME

VERMILLION RIVER
WKAS2    14.0   16.42 Sat  8 PM    15.7  Sun 1 AM

LITTLE SIOUX RIVER
MIFI4    12.0   13.56 Sat  9 PM       M
LSSI4    10.0   10.77 Sat 10 PM    11.1  Sun 7 PM
SPWI4    10.0   12.63 Sat  9 PM    13.2  Mon 7 AM
LNNI4    18.0   19.37 Sat 10 PM    20.0  Wed 1 AM
CHKI4    17.0   18.13 Sat  9 PM    19.0  Mon 7 AM

BIG SIOUX RIVER
HAWI4    15.0   15.90 Sat  4 PM    16.2  Tue 1 PM
AKRI4    16.0   17.63 Sat 10 PM    17.8  Sun 7 PM



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