Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
1122 AM CDT FRI MAR 23 2018

Hamlin SD-
1122 AM CDT FRI MAR 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Aberdeen has issued a

* Flood Warning for Small Streams for...
  Snowmelt in...
  Eastern Hamlin County in northeastern South Dakota...

* Until 1115 AM CDT Monday

* Hamlin County Emergency Management reports that several small
  creeks in the eastern part of the county are bankfull or have
  already begun to overtop their banks. Strayhorse Creek east of
  Castlewood is one that has overtopped its banks, and portions of
  the road have been barricaded. The Big Sioux River near Castlewood
  was also approaching flood stage, and is expected to rise slightly
  above flood stage this evening, with further rises expected early
  next week. This may be exacerbated by additional precipitation
  this weekend, along with ice breakup.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Estelline, Castlewood, Lake Poinsett, Dempster, Stone Bridge,
  Poinsett Colony and Claremont Colony.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.


LAT...LON 4454 9714 4480 9711 4480 9689 4454 9689



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