Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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WGUS83 KFSD 221600
FLSFSD
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
1100 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

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

  Firesteel Creek Near Mount Vernon
  Vermillion River Near Davis
  Vermillion River Near Wakonda
  James River At Huron
  James River Near Forestburg
  James River At Mitchell
  James River Near Scotland
  James River Above Yankton

.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://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.

&&

SDC005-231959-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0078.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HURS2.3.RS.190321T0837Z.190425T1045Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1100 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The James River At Huron.
* until further notice.
* At 10AM Wednesday the stage was 14.25 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.00 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 14.7 feet by
  Tuesday May 28. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* At stages near 15.0 feet...Approximately 16000 acres of
  agricultural land around Huron will be flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4463 9833 4463 9821 4449 9810 4420 9810
          4420 9822 4447 9824

$$

SDC111-231959-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0079.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/FORS2.3.RS.190320T0550Z.190425T1400Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1100 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The James River Near Forestburg.
* until further notice.
* At 10AM Wednesday the stage was 15.27 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.00 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 15.6 feet by Sunday May 26
  then begin falling.
* At stages near 16.0 feet...Most of the flood plain is under water,
  and the water reaches the bottom of the bridge on Highway 34.

&&

LAT...LON 4420 9822 4420 9810 4402 9802 4393 9798
          4393 9812 4409 9816

$$

SDC035-061-231959-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0052.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/JRMS2.3.RS.190314T0905Z.190424T1030Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1100 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The James River At Mitchell.
* until further notice.
* At 09AM Wednesday the stage was 21.66 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 17.00 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 22.0 feet by Sunday May 26
  then begin falling.
* At stages near 22.0 feet...Water overtops 257th Street about 100
  yards east of the bridge.

&&

LAT...LON 4393 9812 4393 9798 4370 9789 4340 9763
          4338 9777 4351 9797

$$

SDC067-135-231959-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0025.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/SCOS2.3.RS.190313T2055Z.190418T0930Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1100 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The James River Near Scotland.
* until further notice.
* At 10AM Wednesday the stage was 16.47 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.00 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain near 16.4 feet for the next
  several days.
* At stages near 16.0 feet...Approximately 22850 acres of farm land
  are flooded between Mitchell and Yankton.

&&

LAT...LON 4338 9777 4340 9763 4321 9755 4308 9736
          4308 9750 4317 9769

$$

SDC135-231959-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/YNNS2.3.RS.190314T0300Z.190314T0316Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
1100 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The James River Above Yankton.
* until further notice.
* At 10AM Wednesday the stage was 16.03 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.00 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to slowly fall for the next
  week.
* At stages near 16.0 feet...SW Jim River Road near 301st Street
  floods.

&&

LAT...LON 4308 9750 4308 9736 4298 9731 4287 9722
          4287 9737 4298 9741

$$

SDC035-231959-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0173.000000T0000Z-190530T1000Z/
/MTVS2.1.ER.190520T0900Z.190524T1800Z.190529T1000Z.NO/
1100 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Firesteel Creek Near Mount Vernon.
* until Thursday May 30.
* At 10AM Wednesday the stage was 9.01 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 8.00 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 12.0 feet by Friday May 24.
  The river will fall below flood stage Wednesday May 29.
* At stages near 12.0 feet...The water reaches the bottom of the
  bridge on 404th Avenue.

&&

LAT...LON 4383 9850 4392 9842 4381 9829 4379 9807
          4373 9805 4374 9831

$$

SDC125-231959-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0176.190524T0400Z-190526T1000Z/
/DVSS2.1.ER.190524T0400Z.190524T1200Z.190525T1000Z.NO/
1100 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Vermillion River Near Davis.
* from Thursday evening to late Saturday night.
* At 07AM Wednesday the stage was estimated at 8.30 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.00 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage late Thursday May 23 and crest near
  11.3 feet by late Friday May 24.
* At stages near 11.0 feet...Low lying areas and some fields begin
  flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 4340 9710 4340 9704 4327 9696 4318 9689
          4310 9694 4310 9703

$$

SDC027-231959-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0177.190526T0000Z-190528T0130Z/
/WKAS2.1.ER.190526T0000Z.190526T1200Z.190527T0130Z.NO/
1100 AM CDT Wed May 22 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Vermillion River Near Wakonda.
* from Saturday evening to Monday evening.
* At 07AM Wednesday the stage was estimated at 10.80 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is   14.00 feet.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage by Saturday May 25 and crest near
  14.3 feet by Sunday May 26.
* At stages near 14.0 feet...Minor flooding of low lying areas begins
  in non-leveed areas and some agricultural land will flood if the
  levees fail.

&&

LAT...LON 4310 9703 4310 9694 4291 9690 4291 9701
          4295 9700 4300 9704

$$

&&
Location Flood    Latest Observed     Maximum Forecast  Recent Observed
         Stage    Stage  Time         Stage  Time       Crest Time

JAMES RIVER
HURS2    11.0     14.25 Wed 10 AM     14.7  Tue 7 AM    14.6  Sun May 12
FORS2    12.0     15.27 Wed 10 AM     15.6  Sun 1 AM    15.3  Wed May 22
JRMS2    17.0     21.66 Wed 10 AM     22.0  Sat 1 PM    21.7  Sun May 12
SCOS2    13.0     16.47 Wed 10 AM                       17.2  Sun May 12
YNNS2    12.0     16.03 Wed 10 AM     16.1  Wed 1 PM    18.0  Sun May 12

FIRESTEEL CREEK
MTVS2     8.0      9.01 Wed 10 AM     12.0  Fri 1 PM

VERMILLION RIVER
DVSS2    11.0     E8.30 Wed 7 AM      11.3  Fri 7 AM    11.6  Sun May 12
WKAS2    14.0    E10.80 Wed 7 AM      14.3  Sun 7 AM    16.5  Mon May 13

MG


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