Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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FLSABR
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Aberdeen SD
928 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in South
Dakota...

  James River Near Columbia

  Big Sioux River Near Watertown
  Big Sioux River At Watertown - Broadway Avenue
  Big Sioux River Near Castlewood

.The following river forecasts include forecast precipitation through
the next 24 hours. Any additional future precipitation could affect
the forecasts.

Snowmelt runoff continues to contribute to mostly minor flooding on
area rivers and streams.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Safety message...Flood waters can be very dangerous. Never drive
across a flooded road. Turn around don`t drown!

Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio...
or your favorite local media.

For additional information...check out our web site at
www.weather.gov/abr...then left click on the rivers and lakes link.


&&

SDC013-231828-
/O.EXT.KABR.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-180426T1030Z/
/CMBS2.1.SM.180422T0500Z.180424T0000Z.180426T0430Z.NO/
928 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The James River Near Columbia
* Until Wednesday before midnight...
* At 08AM Sunday the stage was 13.4 feet...
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast...
* Flood stage is 13.0 feet...
* Forecast...The river rose above flood stage early this
  morning and will continue rising to near 14.0 feet by Monday
  evening.
* At 15.0 feet...Significant amounts of agricultural lands are
  flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4594 9813 4563 9827 4552 9818 4552 9830
 4563 9837 4594 9820

$$

SDC029-231500-
/O.EXT.KABR.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-180423T1500Z/
/WBSS2.1.SM.180420T1015Z.180422T1800Z.180423T0900Z.NO/
928 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Sioux River Near Watertown
* Until early Monday...
* At 08AM Sunday the stage was 9.5 feet...
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast...
* Flood stage is 8.0 feet...
* Forecast...The river rose above flood stage  and will continue
  rising to near 9.7 feet by this afternoon.
* At 10.5 feet...Sioux conifer road begins flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 4498 9713 4492 9712 4492 9717 4495 9718
 4497 9717

$$

SDC029-230600-
/O.EXT.KABR.FL.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180423T0600Z/
/WBWS2.1.ER.180422T0930Z.180422T1800Z.180423T0000Z.NO/
928 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Sioux River At Watertown - Broadway Avenue
* Until this evening...
* At 09AM Sunday the stage was 11.1 feet...
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast...
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet...
* Forecast...The river rose above flood stage early this morning and
  will continue rising to near 11.2 feet by this afternoon. The
  river should fall below flood tonight.


&&

LAT...LON 4492 9712 4487 9706 4480 9703 4480 9709
 4492 9715

$$

SDC057-231828-
/O.EXT.KABR.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-180424T1630Z/
/CSWS2.1.SM.180420T0457Z.180422T1345Z.180424T1030Z.NO/
928 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Sioux River Near Castlewood
* Until Tuesday morning...
* At 08AM Sunday the stage was 10.8 feet...
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast...
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet...
* At 11.0 feet...Significant amounts of pasture and other
  agricultural lands will be flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4480 9703 4454 9689 4454 9692 4461 9701
 4469 9706 4480 9709

$$



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