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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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

  Big Sioux River Near Brookings
  Medary Creek near Medary
  Little Sioux River at Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove
  Missouri River Near Verdel
  Missouri River At Niobrara
  Missouri River At Springfield
  West Fork Des Moines River near Avoca
  West Fork Des Moines River Near Windom

.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.

&&

NEC107-SDC009-221944-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0172.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/SPGS2.1.ER.180708T1903Z.180715T1345Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Missouri River At Springfield.
* until further notice.
* At 09AM Saturday the stage was 10.94 feet.
* Flood stage is 10.00 feet.
* At stages near 10.0 feet...Bottom Road near Springfield begins to
  flood.

&&

LAT...LON 4278 9790 4282 9795 4287 9791 4288 9784
          4283 9783 4281 9788

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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

  Big Sioux River Near Brookings
  Medary Creek near Medary
  Little Sioux River at Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove
  Missouri River Near Verdel
  Missouri River At Niobrara
  Missouri River At Springfield
  West Fork Des Moines River near Avoca
  West Fork Des Moines River Near Windom

.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.

&&

SDC011-101-221944-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0180.000000T0000Z-180723T1612Z/
/BRKS2.2.ER.180720T1224Z.180721T1800Z.180722T1612Z.NO/
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Big Sioux River Near Brookings.
* until Monday morning.
* At 09AM Saturday the stage was 11.45 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.00 feet.
* Forecast...The river will rise to 11.5 feet on Saturday July 21,
  then begin falling.
* At stages near 11.7 feet...473rd Avenue at 221st Street begins to
  flood.

&&

LAT...LON 4417 9678 4420 9675 4414 9659 4410 9658
          4410 9666 4411 9666

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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

  Big Sioux River Near Brookings
  Medary Creek near Medary
  Little Sioux River at Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove
  Missouri River Near Verdel
  Missouri River At Niobrara
  Missouri River At Springfield
  West Fork Des Moines River near Avoca
  West Fork Des Moines River Near Windom

.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.

&&

NEC107-SDC009-023-221944-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0182.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MRVN1.1.ER.180721T0200Z.180721T1515Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Missouri River Near Verdel.
* until further notice.
* At 10AM Saturday the stage was 24.12 feet.
* Flood stage is 24.00 feet.
* At stages near 25.0 feet...Boat docks at Lazy River Acres near
  Verdel will be flooded and some homes will be surrounded by water.

&&

LAT...LON 4286 9831 4291 9830 4284 9810 4279 9811
          4282 9816 4285 9825

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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

  Big Sioux River Near Brookings
  Medary Creek near Medary
  Little Sioux River at Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove
  Missouri River Near Verdel
  Missouri River At Niobrara
  Missouri River At Springfield
  West Fork Des Moines River near Avoca
  West Fork Des Moines River Near Windom

.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.

&&

SDC011-221944-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0181.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MDYS2.2.ER.180720T0137Z.180720T0915Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Medary Creek near Medary.
* until further notice.
* At 10AM Saturday the stage was 1589.07 feet.
* Flood stage is 1588.00 feet.
* At stages near 1589 feet...Moderate flooding of pasture and crop
  land begins.

&&

LAT...LON 4420 9678 4424 9678 4429 9665 4428 9659
          4425 9659 4425 9665 4423 9674 4420 9675

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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

  Big Sioux River Near Brookings
  Medary Creek near Medary
  Little Sioux River at Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove
  Missouri River Near Verdel
  Missouri River At Niobrara
  Missouri River At Springfield
  West Fork Des Moines River near Avoca
  West Fork Des Moines River Near Windom

.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.

&&

NEC107-SDC009-221944-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0173.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/MRNN1.1.ER.180709T0030Z.180714T1515Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Missouri River At Niobrara.
* until further notice.
* At 10AM Saturday the stage was 21.80 feet.
* Flood stage is 21.00 feet.
* At stages near 22.0 feet...Bottom Road near Springfield floods.

&&

LAT...LON 4279 9811 4284 9810 4279 9801 4282 9795
          4278 9790 4274 9801

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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

  Big Sioux River Near Brookings
  Medary Creek near Medary
  Little Sioux River at Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove
  Missouri River Near Verdel
  Missouri River At Niobrara
  Missouri River At Springfield
  West Fork Des Moines River near Avoca
  West Fork Des Moines River Near Windom

.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.

&&

IAC021-041-221944-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0092.000000T0000Z-180723T1800Z/
/LNNI4.3.ER.180618T1130Z.180628T0230Z.180722T1800Z.NR/
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River At Linn Grove.
* until Monday afternoon.
* At 10AM Saturday the stage was 18.19 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 18.00 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to slowly fall to below flood
  stage by Sunday July 22.
* At stages near 18.5 feet...The city park in Sioux Rapids is
  flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4302 9510 4299 9503 4287 9512 4288 9536
          4296 9543 4293 9520

$$

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

BIG SIOUX RIVER
MDYS2   1588.0   1589.07 Sat 10 AM                   1590.5  Fri Jul 20
BRKS2      9.0     11.45 Sat 10 AM  11.5  Sat 1 PM

WEST FORK DES MOINES RIVER
AVOM5   1425.0   1426.42 Sat  9 AM                   1428.2  Wed Jul 11
WDOM5     19.0     19.27 Sat 10 AM                     21.9  Wed Jul 11

MISSOURI RIVER
MRVN1     24.0     24.12 Sat 10 AM                     24.2  Sat Jul 14
MRNN1     21.0     21.80 Sat 10 AM                     22.0  Sat Jul 14
SPGS2     10.0     10.94 Sat  9 AM                     11.2  Sat Jul 14

LITTLE SIOUX RIVER
SPWI4    10.0      10.36 Sat  9 AM                     12.5  Sat Jul 14
LNNI4    18.0      18.19 Sat 10 AM                     19.2  Mon Jul 16

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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

  Big Sioux River Near Brookings
  Medary Creek near Medary
  Little Sioux River at Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove
  Missouri River Near Verdel
  Missouri River At Niobrara
  Missouri River At Springfield
  West Fork Des Moines River near Avoca
  West Fork Des Moines River Near Windom

.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.

&&

MNC033-063-221944-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0131.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/WDOM5.2.ER.180624T0830Z.180708T0330Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River Near Windom.
* until further notice.
* At 10AM Saturday the stage was 19.27 feet.
* Flood stage is 19.00 feet.
* At stages near 19.0 feet...Minor lowland flooding begins along the
  lower east bank.

&&

LAT...LON 4382 9533 4389 9537 4398 9521 4375 9499
          4375 9512 4388 9520

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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

  Big Sioux River Near Brookings
  Medary Creek near Medary
  Little Sioux River at Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove
  Missouri River Near Verdel
  Missouri River At Niobrara
  Missouri River At Springfield
  West Fork Des Moines River near Avoca
  West Fork Des Moines River Near Windom

.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.

&&

MNC101-221944-
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0121.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/AVOM5.3.ER.180621T1613Z.180705T2230Z.000000T0000Z.UU/
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River near Avoca.
* until further notice.
* At 09AM Saturday the stage was 1426.42 feet.
* Flood stage is 1425.00 feet.
* At stages near 1426 feet...Significant amounts of crop and pasture
  land are flooded.

&&

LAT...LON 4406 9571 4411 9564 4389 9537 4382 9533
          4386 9546 4396 9557

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

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

  Big Sioux River Near Brookings
  Medary Creek near Medary
  Little Sioux River at Spencer
  Little Sioux River At Linn Grove
  Missouri River Near Verdel
  Missouri River At Niobrara
  Missouri River At Springfield
  West Fork Des Moines River near Avoca
  West Fork Des Moines River Near Windom

.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.

&&

IAC041-221944-
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0101.000000T0000Z-180726T0000Z/
/SPWI4.3.ER.180620T2205Z.180626T0715Z.180725T0000Z.NO/
1044 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Little Sioux River at Spencer.
* until Wednesday evening.
* At 09AM Saturday the stage was 10.36 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 10.00 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to slowly fall to below flood
  stage by Wednesday July 25.
* At stages near 10.0 feet...The right bank overflows, and minor
  flooding of the Spencer city park and some rural agricultural areas
  begins.

&&

LAT...LON 4321 9528 4321 9517 4314 9503 4299 9503
          4302 9510 4310 9511 4314 9523

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1056 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota...

  Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County
  Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County

.Overview...

Runoff from recent heavy rainfall has led to both the Cottonwood
and Redwood Rivers to rise above flood stage. No additional
rainfall is expected through Sunday, so the rivers will likely
begin to fall over the next 24 to 36 hours.

&&

MNC127-222155-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-180724T1200Z/
/RWDM5.1.ER.180720T0741Z.180721T0830Z.180723T1800Z.NO/
1056 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

...Flood Warning now expected to end Tuesday morning...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Redwood River near Redwood Falls.
* until Tuesday morning.
* At 10:30 AM Saturday the stage was 6.3 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
  Monday early afternoon.
* Impact...At 6.0 feet...Low lying areas, mainly farmland, and some
  roads along the river begin to experience flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 4458 9514 4453 9505 4444 9539 4451 9546

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1056 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Minnesota...

  Cottonwood River at New Ulm affecting Brown County
  Redwood River near Redwood Falls affecting Redwood County

.Overview...

Runoff from recent heavy rainfall has led to both the Cottonwood
and Redwood Rivers to rise above flood stage. No additional
rainfall is expected through Sunday, so the rivers will likely
begin to fall over the next 24 to 36 hours.

&&

MNC015-222155-
/O.EXT.KMPX.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-180724T0400Z/
/NWUM5.1.ER.000000T0000Z.180722T0600Z.180723T1000Z.NO/
1056 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

...Flood Warning now expected to end Monday evening...The Flood
Warning continues for
  The Cottonwood River at New Ulm.
* until Monday evening.
* At 10:00 AM Saturday the stage was 11.4 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.8 feet by
  after midnight tonight. The river will fall below flood stage
  Monday morning.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet...Flood waters begin to impact low lying
  areas...and some roads along the river.

&&

LAT...LON 4433 9448 4427 9441 4422 9470 4430 9470

$$

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
510 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for all or portions of the following
rivers in Iowa...West Fork Des Moines River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Emmet

River forecasts include observed precipitation, as well as expected
precipitation over the next 24 hours. Heavy rains over the past few
weeks have resulted in a prolonged flooding event with only slow
falls in river levels, less than a half foot per day.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Due to the expected slow changing nature of the West Fork Des
Moines River at Estherville, regularly scheduled statements will
only be issued once per week on Monday mornings from this point
forward. Additional statements will be issued if conditions or
forecasts change. The next scheduled statement will be issued
Monday July 23.

If you encounter a flooded area, turn around and find an alternate
route. Turn around, do not drown.

More information--including impact statements and crest
histories--is available on the Web at...  www.weather.gov/desmoines.
Click on the Rivers and Lakes link.

&&

IAC063-232209-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0035.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ESVI4.3.ER.180621T0441Z.180709T2300Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
510 AM CDT Sat Jul 21 2018

...Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville, or From the
  Iowa-Minnesota border...to near Wallingford.
* Until further notice.
* At  4:00 AM Saturday the stage was 10.9 feet, or 2.9 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...fall to 10.6 feet Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet, Mike Mickelson Park South of Iowa 9 is
  inundated.

&&

LAT...LON 4326 9483 4350 9491 4350 9485 4326 9471
      4326 9483

$$

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