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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
247 AM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

.RAIN...HEAVY AT TIMES...WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING ACROSS
PORTIONS OF WESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA AND NORTHEAST WYOMING. FLOODING
OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS IS POSSIBLE AS A RESULT.

SDZ001-002-012-013-024>031-041-042-072>074-WYZ056-057-071-301700-
/O.CON.KUNR.FA.A.0002.000000T0000Z-140930T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HARDING-PERKINS-BUTTE-NORTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
NORTHERN BLACK HILLS-NORTHERN FOOT HILLS-RAPID CITY-
SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS-CENTRAL BLACK HILLS-SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS-
CUSTER CO PLAINS-PENNINGTON CO PLAINS-FALL RIVER-SHANNON-
STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS-SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS-
HERMOSA FOOT HILLS-WESTERN CROOK-WYOMING BLACK HILLS-
NORTHEASTERN CROOK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUFFALO...LEMMON...BISON...
BELLE FOURCHE...FAITH...LEAD...DEADWOOD...SPEARFISH...
RAPID CITY...EDGEMONT...HOT SPRINGS...HILL CITY...MT RUSHMORE...
CUSTER...FOLSOM...WALL...ARDMORE...OELRICHS...PINE RIDGE...KYLE...
STURGIS...UNION CENTER...HERMOSA...MOORCROFT...HULETT...
SUNDANCE...FOUR CORNERS...COLONY
247 AM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY...

THE 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...FALL RIVER...HARDING...HERMOSA FOOT
  HILLS...NORTHERN BLACK HILLS...NORTHERN FOOT HILLS...NORTHERN
  MEADE CO PLAINS...PENNINGTON CO PLAINS...PERKINS...RAPID
  CITY...SHANNON...SOUTHERN BLACK HILLS...SOUTHERN FOOT HILLS...
  SOUTHERN MEADE CO PLAINS AND STURGIS/PIEDMONT FOOT HILLS. IN
  NORTHEAST WYOMING...NORTHEASTERN CROOK...WESTERN CROOK AND
  WYOMING BLACK HILLS.

* UNTIL NOON MDT TODAY

* WIDESPREAD RAIN WILL FALL OVER NORTHEASTERN WYOMING AND WESTERN
  SOUTH DAKOTA THIS MORNING. THE RAIN WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES.

* SOME AREAS OF THE BLACK HILLS AND FAR SOUTHWESTERN SOUTH DAKOTA
  HAVE RECEIVED 1 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN. AN ADDITIONAL HALF INCH OF
  RAIN IS LIKELY THIS MORNING WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ALONG RIVERS AND
CREEKS IN THE WATCH AREA...BUT IS NOT IMMINENT. IF YOU ARE IN THE
WATCH AREA...TAKE TIME TO MOVE LIVESTOCK...EQUIPMENT...AND OTHER
PROPERTY FROM LOW LYING AREAS BEFORE FLOODING OCCURS. MONITOR
NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND LOCAL MEDIA FOR UPDATED FORECASTS AND BE
READY TO QUICKLY MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IF RISING WATER LEVELS ARE
OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

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