507  
WGUS43 KFSD 231256  
FLWFSD  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
755 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN IOWA...SOUTH DAKOTA...  
 
BIG SIOUX RIVER AT AKRON  
 
.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.  
 

 
 
IAC149-SDC127-241655-  
/O.NEW.KFSD.FL.W.0017.170523T1439Z-170525T1800Z/  
/AKRI4.1.ER.170523T1439Z.170524T0000Z.170524T1800Z.NO/  
755 AM CDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE BIG SIOUX RIVER AT AKRON.  
* UNTIL THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 07AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.9 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 16.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY 10 AM TUESDAY AND CREST NEAR  
16.2 FEET LATE ON TUESDAY. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE  
BY WEDNESDAY MAY 24.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 16.0 FEET...SEVERAL FARM LEVEES ARE OVERTOPPED WITH  
SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OF AGRICULTURAL LANDS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4296 9657 4296 9645 4286 9652 4273 9648  
4273 9669 4277 9667  
 

 
 

 
LOCATION FLOOD LATEST OBSERVED MAXIMUM FORECAST  
STAGE STAGE TIME STAGE TIME  
 
BIG SIOUX RIVER  
AKRI4 16.0 15.92 TUE 7 AM 16.2 TUE 7 PM  
 
MG  
 
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