Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1043 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

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DAVISON SD-SANBORN SD-MINER SD-HANSON SD-
1043 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1230 AM
CDT FOR NORTHERN DAVISON...SOUTHERN SANBORN...SOUTHWESTERN MINER AND
NORTHWESTERN HANSON COUNTIES...

AT 1042 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS
WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WERE BEGINNING TO END ACROSS THE WARNED
AREA. UP TO TWO TO AS MUCH AS THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
FALLEN.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
MITCHELL...MOUNT VERNON...LETCHER...ARTESIAN...LOOMIS...VILAS AND
ROSWELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

TO REPORT FLOODING...HAVE THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY RELAY
YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE.

&&

LAT...LON 4401 9758 4382 9778 4367 9794 4372 9832
      4400 9824

$$

DUX


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