017  
WGUS53 KFSD 120738  
FFWFSD  
SDC035-121130-  
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
238 AM CDT THU SEP 12 2019  
   
..FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR MITCHELL
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
CENTRAL DAVISON COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN SOUTH DAKOTA...  
 
* UNTIL 630 AM CDT.  
 
* AT 234 AM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED  
AREA. FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING.  
 
THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR MITCHELL. THIS IS A  
PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. SEEK HIGHER GROUND NOW!  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
MITCHELL AND MOUNT VERNON.  
 
REPORTS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE BEEN RECEIVED FROM  
THE MITCHELL AREA. SIGNIFICANT FLOODING OF ROADS WITH  
WATER UP TO THE HOOD OF CARS IS OCCURRING. SOME BUILDINGS ARE  
ALSO BEING FLOODED. NO TRAVEL IS ADVISED IN MITCHELL AND I-90  
IS CLOSED FROM MOUNT VERNON TO MITCHELL. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL WILL BE  
UP TO ONE INCH.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. THIS IS AN EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND  
LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL UNLESS YOU ARE  
FLEEING AN AREA SUBJECT TO FLOODING OR UNDER AN EVACUATION ORDER.  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL  
CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS  
WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4380 9800 4368 9799 4368 9826 4374 9827  
 

 
 
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