Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1045 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

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DOUGLAS SD-DAVISON SD-HUTCHINSON SD-AURORA SD-HANSON SD-
1045 PM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING FOR SMALL STREAMS REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 645 AM
CDT SATURDAY FOR NORTHEASTERN DOUGLAS...SOUTHERN DAVISON...
NORTHWESTERN HUTCHINSON...SOUTHEASTERN AURORA AND SOUTHWESTERN HANSON
COUNTIES...

AT 1043 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS
WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL WERE BEGINNING TO END ACROSS THE WARNED
AREA. THROUGH 11 PM CDT...RADAR ESTIMATED UP TO TWO TO LOCALLY THREE
INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN.  THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL
LEAD TO RISES IN STREAMS AND DRAINAGE AREAS ACROSS THE WARNING AREA.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
ARMOUR...CORSICA...MOUNT VERNON...DELMONT AND HARRISON.

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.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4366 9793 4340 9808 4326 9816 4340 9856
      4372 9832

$$

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