727  
WGUS73 KFSD 120818  
FFSFSD  
 
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
318 AM CDT THU SEP 12 2019  
 
SDC035-121130-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FF.W.0032.000000T0000Z-190912T1130Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
DAVISON SD-  
318 AM CDT THU SEP 12 2019  
   
..THIS IS A FLASH FLOOD EMERGENCY FOR MITCHELL
 
 
...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 630 AM CDT FOR  
CENTRAL DAVISON COUNTY...  
 
AT 314 AM CDT, THE PUBLIC REPORTED FLASH FLOODING OCCURRING IN  
MITCHELL. SEVERAL BUSINESSES AND HOMES ARE FLOODED IN MITCHELL AND  
SOME CARS ARE REPORTED SUBMERGED BY OVER 2 FT OF WATER.  
FLASH FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING. RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO END BY  
4 AM CDT BUT FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE AS WATER WILL BE SLOW  
TO RECEDE.  
 
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.  
 
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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