Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1046 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

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LAKE SD-MCCOOK SD-MINER SD-HANSON SD-
1046 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 AM
CDT SATURDAY FOR SOUTHWESTERN LAKE...NORTHERN MCCOOK...SOUTHEASTERN
MINER AND NORTHEASTERN HANSON COUNTIES...

AT 1045 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN AREA OF VERY HEAVY
RAINFALL HAD FALLEN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RADAR AND SPOTTER
REPORTS INDICATE UP TO TWO OR THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY
FALLEN.  THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL LEAD TO INCREASED LEVELS ON
STREAMS AND DRAINAGE AREAS ACROSS THE WARNING AREA.  CONDITIONS WILL
IMPROVE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
SALEM...CANOVA AND ORLAND.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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LAT...LON 4390 9712 4372 9713 4374 9787 4394 9765

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