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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
805 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

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


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.

&&

IAC041-059-040505-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-160504T1200Z/
/LSSI4.1.ER.000000T0000Z.160502T1400Z.160504T0600Z.UU/
805 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Above Spencer.
* until Wednesday morning.
* At 7PM Monday the stage was 11.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Wednesday May 04.
* 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

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
805 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

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


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.

&&

IAC167-SDC083-127-040505-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160506T0936Z/
/HAWI4.1.ER.160429T1203Z.160503T1200Z.160505T0936Z.NO/
805 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Sioux River At Hawarden.
* until late Thursday night.
* At 7PM Monday the stage was 16.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 15.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 16.7 feet by Tuesday May 03.
  The river will fall below flood stage Thursday May 05.

&&

LAT...LON 4303 9654 4303 9647 4296 9645 4296 9657


$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
805 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

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

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


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.

&&

IAC041-059-040505-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0014.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MIFI4.1.ER.160428T0912Z.160502T1315Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
805 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River Near Milford.
* until further notice.
* At 7PM Monday the stage was 13.8 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

$$

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
401 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

...The Flood Warning continues for all or portions of the following
rivers in Iowa...Des Moines River...West Fork Des Moines River...
Raccoon River...North Raccoon River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Dallas...Emmet...
  Greene...Polk

River forecasts include observed precipitation...as well as expected
precipitation over the next 24 hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you encounter a flooded area...turn around and find an alternate
route. Turn around...do not drown.

More information...including impact statements and crest histories
is available on the Web at...  www.weather.gov/desmoines. Click on
the Rivers and Lakes link.

&&

IAC063-032101-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-160508T0000Z/
/ESVI4.1.ER.160501T0922Z.160502T0500Z.160507T0000Z.NO/
401 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

...Flood Warning remains in effect until Friday evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville...or From the
  Iowa-Minnesota border...to near Wallingford.
* Until Friday evening.
* At  3:00 PM Monday the stage was 8.8 feet...or 0.8 feet above Flood
  Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 8.9 feet...or 0.9 feet above Flood Stage...this
  evening. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage Friday
  evening.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Mike Mickelson Park South of Iowa 9
  floods. North Riverside Park North of Iowa 9 floods. Backwater
  from the river causes School Creek to affect the low areas of
  Valley Drive.

&&

LAT...LON 4326 9483 4350 9491 4350 9485 4326 9471
      4326 9483

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
313 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

MNZ001>003-013>016-022-023-027>031-040-040100-
/O.NEW.KFGF.FW.A.0001.160503T1700Z-160504T0100Z/
WEST POLK-NORMAN-CLAY-PENNINGTON-RED LAKE-EAST POLK-
NORTH CLEARWATER-MAHNOMEN-SOUTH CLEARWATER-WEST BECKER-
EAST BECKER-WILKIN-WEST OTTER TAIL-EAST OTTER TAIL-GRANT-
313 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR A
GOOD PART OF NORTHWEST AND WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND FORKS HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS
IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN MINNESOTA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...002...
  003...013...014...015...016...022...023...027...028...029...
  030... 031 AND 040.

* WINDS...NORTH SUSTAINED NEAR 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* TIMING...AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 20 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE MID 60S.

* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT DEVELOP WILL LIKELY SPREAD RAPIDLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE POSSIBLE. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE RED FLAG
WARNINGS.

&&

$$
WJB


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
838 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

IAZ003-012>014-020>022-SDZ070-071-040145-
DICKINSON-SIOUX-O`BRIEN-CLAY IA-PLYMOUTH-CHEROKEE-BUENA VISTA-
CLAY SD-UNION-
838 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST IOWA
AND SOUTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE LITTLE SIOUX
RIVER NEAR MILFORD...SPENCER...LINN GROVE...AND CHEROKEE. MINOR
TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG THE VERMILLION RIVER
AROUND WAKONDA. MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL PERSIST ON THE
BIG SIOUX RIVER NEAR HAWARDEN AND AKRON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

MINOR TO MODERATE FLOODING WILL PERSIST INTO MID WEEK ALONG
PORTIONS OF THE BIG SIOUX...LITTLE SIOUX...AND VERMILLION RIVERS.
MOST FLOOD CRESTS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY.

THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE HEADING INTO THE
WEEKEND. AT THIS TIME...A FEW STRONGER STORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE
MAINLY THROUGH THE LOWER MISSOURI VALLEY EASTWARD INTO NORTHWEST
IOWA ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
641 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

IAZ004-059-060-031145-
EMMET-DALLAS-POLK-
641 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT ALONG PORTIONS OF THE RACCOON
AND DES MOINES RIVERS. PLEASE SEE THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
WEBSITE AT WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES FOR MORE INFORMATION.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

THUNDERSTORM ARE POSSIBLE OVER THE WEEKEND...ESPECIALLY SATURDAY
NIGHT AND SUNDAY. THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE WEATHER WILL BE BETTER
DETERMINED IN THE COMING DAYS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH MUCH OF NEXT WEEK.

$$

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
426 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

MNZ039-046-SDZ003>011-015>023-033>037-045-048-051-030930-
TRAVERSE-BIG STONE-CORSON-CAMPBELL-MCPHERSON-BROWN-MARSHALL-
ROBERTS-WALWORTH-EDMUNDS-DAY-DEWEY-POTTER-FAULK-SPINK-CLARK-
CODINGTON-GRANT-HAMLIN-DEUEL-STANLEY-SULLY-HUGHES-HYDE-HAND-JONES-
LYMAN-BUFFALO-
426 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016 /326 AM MDT MON MAY 2 2016/

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA...NORTH CENTRAL SOUTH DAKOTA AND
NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

SCATTERED SHOWERS WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSHOWERS WILL OCCUR ACROSS
CENTRAL AND INTO PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA TODAY. NO
SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$
TMT

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