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WGUS83 KFSD 171355  
FLSFSD  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
855 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
NEBRASKA...SOUTH DAKOTA...  
 
MISSOURI RIVER NEAR VERDEL  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN  
NEBRASKA...SOUTH DAKOTA...IOWA...MINNESOTA...  
 
MISSOURI RIVER AT NIOBRARA  
MISSOURI RIVER AT SPRINGFIELD  
BIG SIOUX RIVER AT AKRON  
BIG SIOUX RIVER NEAR RICHLAND  
LITTLE SIOUX RIVER NEAR MILFORD  
LITTLE SIOUX RIVER AT SPENCER  
LITTLE SIOUX RIVER AT LINN GROVE  
LITTLE SIOUX RIVER AT CHEROKEE  
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.  
 

 
 
MNC101-181754-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0121.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/AVOM5.3.ER.180621T1613Z.180705T2230Z.000000T0000Z.UU/  
855 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WEST FORK DES MOINES RIVER NEAR AVOCA.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 08AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 1426.52 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  
 

 
 
MNC033-063-181754-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0131.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/WDOM5.2.ER.180624T0830Z.180708T0330Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
855 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WEST FORK DES MOINES RIVER NEAR WINDOM.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 08AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.08 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.00 FEET.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 21.0 FEET...ISLAND PARK IN WINDOM BEGINS TO FLOOD,  
ALONG WITH SOME AGRICULTURAL LANDS OUTSIDE OF WINDOM.  
 

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

 
 
NEC107-SDC009-023-171425-  
/O.CAN.KFSD.FL.W.0174.000000T0000Z-180717T1355Z/  
/MRVN1.1.ER.180713T0205Z.180714T1115Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
855 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR VERDEL.  
* AT 08AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.77 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  
 

 
 
NEC107-SDC009-181754-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0173.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MRNN1.1.ER.180709T0030Z.180714T1515Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
855 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSOURI RIVER AT NIOBRARA.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 08AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 21.54 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  
 

 
 
NEC107-SDC009-181754-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0172.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SPGS2.1.ER.180708T1903Z.180715T1345Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
855 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSOURI RIVER AT SPRINGFIELD.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 08AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.07 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.00 FEET.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 12.0 FEET...SOME CAMPING AREAS AT SPRINGFIELD  
RECREATIONAL AREA WILL BE FLOODED.  
 

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

 
 
IAC149-SDC127-181754-  
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0176.000000T0000Z-180719T0300Z/  
/AKRI4.1.ER.000000T0000Z.180716T0201Z.180718T0300Z.NO/  
855 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE BIG SIOUX RIVER AT AKRON.  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY EVENING.  
* AT 08AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.48 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
TUESDAY JULY 17.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 16.0 FEET...SEVERAL FARM LEVEES ARE OVERTOPPED WITH  
SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OF AGRICULTURAL LANDS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4291 9658 4291 9649 4281 9654 4277 9659  
4278 9665  
 

 
 
IAC149-SDC127-181754-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0177.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/BSRS2.1.ER.180715T0407Z.180716T1145Z.000000T0000Z.UU/  
855 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE BIG SIOUX RIVER NEAR RICHLAND.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 08AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 1117.45 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 1117.00 FEET.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 1117 FEET...LOWER PASTURE LANDS BEGIN TO FLOOD, AND  
THE MILLSITE ACCESS IS FLOODED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4278 9665 4277 9659 4273 9660 4268 9655  
4264 9661 4270 9666  
 

 
 
IAC041-059-181754-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0105.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MIFI4.3.ER.180621T0229Z.180625T0915Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
855 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE LITTLE SIOUX RIVER NEAR MILFORD.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 08AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.18 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.00 FEET.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 14.0 FEET...SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF PASTURE AND OTHER  
FARM LANDS BEGIN TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4341 9527 4341 9521 4334 9520 4331 9515  
4321 9517 4321 9528 4330 9525  
 

 
 
IAC041-181754-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0101.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SPWI4.3.ER.180620T2205Z.180626T0715Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
855 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE LITTLE SIOUX RIVER AT SPENCER.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 08AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.49 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL FALL TO AROUND 11.3 FEET BY 7 AM WEDNESDAY.  
* 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  
 

 
 
IAC021-041-181754-  
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0092.000000T0000Z-180721T1800Z/  
/LNNI4.3.ER.180618T1130Z.180628T0230Z.180720T1800Z.NR/  
855 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE LITTLE SIOUX RIVER AT LINN GROVE.  
* UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 08AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.10 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 18.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
FRIDAY JULY 20.  
* 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  
 

 
 
IAC035-181754-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0178.180717T1800Z-180719T1200Z/  
/CHKI4.1.ER.180717T1800Z.180718T0000Z.180718T1200Z.NO/  
855 AM CDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE LITTLE SIOUX RIVER AT CHEROKEE.  
* FROM THIS AFTERNOON TO THURSDAY MORNING.  
* AT 08AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.95 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE THIS AFTERNOON AND  
CREST NEAR 17.1 FEET TONIGHT.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 17.0 FEET...MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING BEGINS, AND  
CHEROKEE COUNTY RESCUE MOBILIZES AND SETS UP THE FLOOD CONTROL  
CENTER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4296 9543 4291 9539 4265 9557 4256 9569  
4256 9578 4270 9564  
 

 
 

 
LOCATION FLOOD LATEST OBSERVED MAXIMUM FORECAST RECENT OBSERVED  
STAGE STAGE TIME STAGE TIME CREST TIME  
 
WEST FORK DES MOINES RIVER  
AVOM5 1425.0 1426.52 TUE 8 AM 1429.9 SAT JUL 07  
WDOM5 19.0 20.08 TUE 8 AM 23.4 SAT JUL 07  
 
MISSOURI RIVER  
MRVN1 24.0 23.77 TUE 8 AM 24.2 SAT JUL 14  
MRNN1 21.0 21.54 TUE 8 AM 22.0 SAT JUL 14  
SPGS2 10.0 11.07 TUE 8 AM 11.2 SAT JUL 14  
 
BIG SIOUX RIVER  
AKRI4 16.0 16.48 TUE 8 AM 19.0 SUN JUL 08  
BSRS2 1117.0 1117.45 TUE 8 AM 1119.8 SUN JUL 08  
 
LITTLE SIOUX RIVER  
MIFI4 12.0 13.18 TUE 8 AM 15.8 SAT JUL 07  
SPWI4 10.0 11.49 TUE 8 AM 13.7 SAT JUL 07  
LNNI4 18.0 19.10 TUE 8 AM 20.4 SAT JUL 07  
CHKI4 17.0 16.95 TUE 8 AM 17.1 TUE 7 PM 21.0 SAT JUL 07  
 
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