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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
926 AM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.A STORM SYSTEM WILL CROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS TODAY AND
TONIGHT...BRINGING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE AREA. SLOW
MOVING STORMS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO CAUSE LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL ACROSS PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST WYOMING INTO WESTERN SOUTH
DAKOTA MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.

SDZ001-012-013-024>026-028>031-072>074-WYZ056-057-071-042330-
/O.CON.KUNR.FF.A.0003.150804T1800Z-150805T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HARDING-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-
NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-
SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-WESTERN CROOK-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...
LEAD...DEADWOOD...SPEARFISH...RAPID CITY...HILL CITY...
MT RUSHMORE...CUSTER...FOLSOM...WALL...STURGIS...UNION CENTER...
HERMOSA...MOORCROFT...HULETT...SUNDANCE...FOUR CORNERS...COLONY
926 AM MDT TUE AUG 4 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTH DAKOTA AND NORTHEAST WYOMING...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTH DAKOTA...BUTTE...CENTRAL BLACK
  HILLS...CUSTER CO PLAINS...HARDING...HERMOSA FOOT HILLS...
  NORTHERN BLACK HILLS...NORTHERN FOOT HILLS...NORTHERN MEADE CO
  PLAINS...PENNINGTON CO PLAINS...RAPID CITY...SOUTHERN BLACK
  HILLS...SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS AND STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT
  HILLS. IN NORTHEAST WYOMING...NORTHEASTERN CROOK...WESTERN
  CROOK AND WYOMING BLACK HILLS.

* THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING

* SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY
  RAINFALL MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR HEAVY
RAIN OVER THE WATCH AREA...WHICH MAY CAUSE FLASH FLOODING ALONG
STREAMS...CREEKS...CANYONS...AND DRAWS. IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH
AREA...MONITOR NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND LOCAL MEDIA FOR UPDATED
FORECASTS. BE READY TO QUICKLY MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND...IF HEAVY
RAIN OCCURS...RISING WATER LEVELS ARE OBSERVED...OR A WARNING IS
ISSUED.

&&

$$

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