Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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WGUS83 KFSD 290240
FLSFSD
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
940 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa...And
South Dakota

  Big Sioux River At Hawarden
  Big Sioux River At Akron
  Vermillion River Near Wakonda
  Ocheyedan River Near Spencer
  Little Sioux River Near Milford
  Little Sioux River Above Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Spencer
  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.

Recent heavy rainfall across the area has caused significant rises
along area rivers including the Ocheyedan...Little Sioux...Big Sioux
and the Vermillion. Additional rainfall expected Friday night and
Saturday will keep river levels slowly rising the next couple days.

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.

&&

SDC027-300640-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-160503T0234Z/
/WKAS2.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160429T1200Z.160502T0234Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Vermillion River Near Wakonda.
* until Monday evening.
* At 1PM Thursday the stage was 14.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 15.2 feet by Friday April 29.
  The river will fall below flood stage Sunday May 01.
* At stages near 15.0 feet...Highway 19 south of Centerville could
start flooding if the levees fail.

&&

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

$$

IAC167-SDC083-127-300640-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0010.160429T1600Z-160503T1000Z/
/HAWI4.1.ER.160429T1600Z.160430T1800Z.160502T1000Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Sioux River At Hawarden.
* from Friday morning to late Monday night.
* At 9AM Thursday the stage was 12.2 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by 11 AM Friday and crest near
  16.1 feet by Saturday April 30.the river will fall below flood
  stage by Monday May 02.
* 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-SDC127-300640-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0011.160430T1400Z-160503T0651Z/
/AKRI4.1.ER.160430T1400Z.160501T0600Z.160502T0651Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Sioux River At Akron.
* from Saturday morning to late Monday night.
* At 9PM Thursday the stage was 14.6 feet.
* Flood stage is 16.0 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by 9 AM Saturday and crest near
  16.6 feet by Sunday May 01.the river will fall below flood stage by
  Monday May 02.
* 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

$$

IAC041-300640-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0012.000000T0000Z-160502T1800Z/
/SPOI4.1.ER.160428T1205Z.160429T1200Z.160501T1800Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Ocheyedan River Near Spencer.
* until Monday afternoon.
* At 8PM Thursday the stage was 9.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 9.2 feet by Friday April 29.
  The river will fall below flood stage Sunday May 01.
* 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

$$

IAC041-059-300640-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MIFI4.1.ER.160428T0912Z.160429T0115Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Near Milford.
* until further notice.
* At 8PM Thursday the stage was 12.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* Recent activity...The river rose above flood stage on Thursday
  April 28.
* At stages near 12.0 feet...Minor flooding of low lying agricultural
lands begins.

&&

LAT...LON 4350 9533 4350 9526 4334 9519 4334 9516
          4328 9517 4329 9524

$$

IAC041-059-300300-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0013.000000T0000Z-160430T0300Z/
/LSSI4.1.ER.160428T1422Z.160429T0215Z.160429T2100Z.UU/
940 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Above Spencer.
* until Friday evening.
* At 9PM Thursday the stage was 10.3 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Recent activity...The river rose above flood stage on Thursday
  April 28.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Friday April 29.
* 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

$$

IAC041-300640-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-160503T1200Z/
/SPWI4.1.ER.160427T2052Z.160429T1200Z.160502T1200Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Spencer.
* until Tuesday morning.
* At 8PM Thursday the stage was 11.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Recent activity...The river rose above flood stage on Wednesday
  April 27.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 12.0 feet by Friday April 29.
  The river will fall below flood stage Monday May 02.

&&

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

$$

IAC021-041-300640-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/LNNI4.1.ER.160426T0325Z.160502T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Linn Grove.
* until further notice.
* At 9PM Thursday the stage was 18.7 feet.
* Flood stage is 18.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 19.2 feet by Monday May 02
  then begin falling.
* At stages near 18.5 feet...The city park in Sioux Rapids is
flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4302 9510 4299 9503 4287 9512 4288 9536
          4296 9543 4293 9520

$$

IAC035-300640-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CHKI4.1.ER.160428T1151Z.160429T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
940 PM CDT THU APR 28 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Cherokee.
* until further notice.
* At 8PM Thursday the stage was 18.0 feet.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Recent activity...The river rose above flood stage on Thursday
  April 28.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 18.0 feet by Friday April 29
  then begin falling.
* At stages near 18.0 feet...Cherokee city park begins to flood on
the south bank of the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4296 9543 4291 9539 4265 9557 4256 9569
          4256 9578 4270 9564

$$

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

VERMILLION RIVER
WKAS2    14.0   14.39 Thu 1 PM    15.2  Fri 7 AM

BIG SIOUX RIVER
HAWI4    15.0   12.23 Thu 9 AM    16.1  Sat 1 PM
AKRI4    16.0   14.55 Thu 9 PM    16.6  Sun 1 AM

OCHEYEDAN RIVER
SPOI4    8.0   9.09 Thu 9 PM       9.2  Fri 7 AM

LITTLE SIOUX RIVER
MIFI4    12.0   12.53 Thu 8 PM   E12.7  Fri 1 AM
LSSI4    10.0   10.32 Thu 9 PM    10.4  Fri 1 AM
SPWI4    10.0   11.51 Thu 8 PM    12.0  Fri 7 AM
LNNI4    18.0   18.74 Thu 9 PM    19.2  Sun 7 PM
CHKI4    17.0   17.96 Thu 8 PM    18.0  Fri 1 AM

ADAMS



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