Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
121 PM MDT Sun May 27 2018

...STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS EXPECTED THIS EVENING WITH LOCALLY
HEAVY RAINFALL...

.Widespread thunderstorms will track across northeast Wyoming and
far western South Dakota this evening. Some storms may be severe,
and may also produce very heavy rainfall resulting in flash
flooding.

SDZ012-024>029-041-072-074-WYZ054>058-071-280600-
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Butte-Northern Black Hills-Northern Foot Hills-Rapid City-
Southern Foot Hills-Central Black Hills-Southern Black Hills-
Fall River-Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills-Hermosa Foot Hills-
Northern Campbell-Southern Campbell-Western Crook-
Wyoming Black Hills-Weston-Northeastern Crook-
Including the cities of Belle Fourche, Lead, Deadwood, Spearfish,
Rapid City, Edgemont, Hot Springs, Hill City, Mt Rushmore,
Custer, Ardmore, Oelrichs, Sturgis, Hermosa, Gillette, Wright,
Moorcroft, Hulett, Four Corners, Sundance, Newcastle, Upton,
and Colony
121 PM MDT Sun May 27 2018

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect for

* Portions of South Dakota and Wyoming, including the following
  areas, in South Dakota, Butte, the Central Black Hills, the
  Fall River County Plains, the Hermosa Foot Hills, the Northern
  Black Hills, the Northern Foot Hills, the Rapid City area, the
  Southern Black Hills, the Southern Foot Hills, and the
  Sturgis/Piedmont Foot Hills. In Wyoming, Northeastern Crook
  County, Northern Campbell County, Southern Campbell County,
  Western Crook County, the Weston County Plains, and the
  Wyoming Black Hills.

* From 6 PM MDT this evening through late tonight

* Strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to develop this
  evening. Some of these storms will be slow moving and have the
  potential to produce in excess of 2 inches of rainfall in a
  short period of time.

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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