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WGUS83 KFSD 191637  
FLSFSD  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
1137 AM CDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTH  
DAKOTA...NEBRASKA...  
 
FIRESTEEL CREEK NEAR MOUNT VERNON  
VERMILLION RIVER NEAR DAVIS  
VERMILLION RIVER NEAR WAKONDA  
JAMES RIVER AT HURON  
JAMES RIVER NEAR FORESTBURG  
JAMES RIVER AT MITCHELL  
JAMES RIVER NEAR SCOTLAND  
JAMES RIVER ABOVE YANKTON  
LAKE FRANCIS CASE AT CHAMBERLAIN  
MISSOURI RIVER AT NIOBRARA  
MISSOURI RIVER AT SPRINGFIELD  
 
.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.  
 

 
 
SDC005-202036-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0078.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/HURS2.3.RS.190321T0837Z.190425T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1137 AM CDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER AT HURON.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 11AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.31 FEET.  
* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CREST NEAR 18.4 FEET BY WEDNESDAY APRIL  
24 THEN BEGIN FALLING.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 18.5 FEET...THE HURON CITY SWIMMING POOL BEGINS  
FLOODING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4463 9833 4463 9821 4449 9810 4420 9810  
4420 9822 4447 9824  
 

 
 
SDC111-202036-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0079.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/FORS2.3.RS.190320T0550Z.190426T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1137 AM CDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER NEAR FORESTBURG.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 10AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.02 FEET.  
* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CREST NEAR 17.6 FEET BY FRIDAY APRIL 26  
THEN BEGIN FALLING.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 18.0 FEET...COUNTY ROAD 21 IN NORTHERN DAVISON  
COUNTY WILL BE FLOODED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4420 9822 4420 9810 4402 9802 4393 9798  
4393 9812 4409 9816  
 

 
 
SDC035-061-202036-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0052.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/JRMS2.3.RS.190314T0905Z.190429T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1137 AM CDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER AT MITCHELL.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 10AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 22.80 FEET.  
* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 23.6 FEET BY  
SUNDAY APRIL 28. ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 23.5 FEET...1ST AVENUE BY THE GOLF COURSE IS  
FLOODED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4393 9812 4393 9798 4370 9789 4340 9763  
4338 9777 4351 9797  
 

 
 
SDC067-135-202036-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0025.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SCOS2.3.RS.190313T2055Z.190418T0930Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1137 AM CDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER NEAR SCOTLAND.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 10AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.47 FEET.  
* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL FOR THE NEXT WEEK.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 18.5 FEET...FLOODING BEGINS TO AFFECT SOME FARM  
BUILDINGS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4338 9777 4340 9763 4321 9755 4308 9736  
4308 9750 4317 9769  
 

 
 
SDC135-202036-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/YNNS2.3.RS.190314T0300Z.190314T0316Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
1137 AM CDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER ABOVE YANKTON.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 11AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.32 FEET.  
* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO SLOWLY FALL FOR THE NEXT WEEK.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4308 9750 4308 9736 4298 9731 4287 9722  
4287 9737 4298 9741  
 

 
 
SDC125-202036-  
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0123.000000T0000Z-190422T2024Z/  
/DVSS2.2.ER.190406T2002Z.190418T1300Z.190421T2024Z.NO/  
1137 AM CDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE VERMILLION RIVER NEAR DAVIS.  
* UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 08AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.70 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
SUNDAY APRIL 21.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 13.5 FEET...WATER REACHES THE BOTTOM OF THE BRIDGE 1  
MILE WEST OF DAVIS ON HIGHWAY 18.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4340 9710 4340 9704 4327 9696 4318 9689  
4310 9694 4310 9703  
 

 
 
SDC027-202036-  
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0125.000000T0000Z-190424T2024Z/  
/WKAS2.3.ER.190416T2100Z.190419T1200Z.190423T2024Z.NR/  
1137 AM CDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE VERMILLION RIVER NEAR WAKONDA.  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 07AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT 17.10 FEET.  
* MAJOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
TUESDAY APRIL 23.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 17.0 FEET...HIGHWAY 19 SOUTH OF CENTERVILLE IS  
FLOODED. WATER REACHES THE BOTTOM OF THE BRIDGE ON 302ND STREET EAST  
OF COLFAX CORNER, AND MANY OF THE LEVEES WILL START TO BE OVERTOPPED  
WITH APPROXIMATELY 25000 ACRES FLOODED BETWEEN DAVIS AND VERMILLION.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4310 9703 4310 9694 4291 9690 4291 9701  
4295 9700 4300 9704  
 

 
 
SDC015-202036-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0108.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CBLS2.1.RS.190328T1200Z.190403T1330Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1137 AM CDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE LAKE FRANCIS CASE AT CHAMBERLAIN.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 10AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 65.63 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 65.00 FEET.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 66.0 FEET...WATER REACHES THE TOP OF THE BOAT RAMPS  
AT AMERICAN CREEK CAMP GROUND, WEST BRIDGE, AND SNAKE CREEK EAST.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4393 9939 4393 9932 4387 9927 4377 9938  
4370 9938 4370 9947  
 

 
 
NEC107-SDC009-202036-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0109.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MRNN1.2.RS.190329T0300Z.190418T0215Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1137 AM CDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSOURI RIVER AT NIOBRARA.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 10AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 23.80 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.00 FEET.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 24.0 FEET...HIGHWAY 12 EAST AND WEST OF NIOBRARA  
WILL BE FLOODED, AND THE SEWAGE LAGOONS IN NIOBRARA WILL BE FLOODED.  
HOMES AND CABINS IN RUNNING WATER WILL ALSO BE THREATENED BY HIGH  
WATER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4279 9811 4284 9810 4279 9801 4282 9795  
4278 9790 4274 9801  
 

 
 
NEC107-SDC009-202036-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0141.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SPGS2.1.ER.190411T1410Z.190418T1315Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
1137 AM CDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE MISSOURI RIVER AT SPRINGFIELD.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 10AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.84 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.00 FEET.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 11.0 FEET...THE BOAT LANDING NEAR SANTEE IS FLOODED,  
AND THE ACCESS ROAD TO SOME OF THE RECREATIONAL HOMES EAST OF THE  
BOAT LANDING IS FLOODED.  
 

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

 
 
SDC035-202036-  
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0138.000000T0000Z-190421T1800Z/  
/MTVS2.1.ER.190417T1900Z.190419T0946Z.190420T1800Z.NO/  
1137 AM CDT FRI APR 19 2019  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE FIRESTEEL CREEK NEAR MOUNT VERNON.  
* UNTIL SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 10AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.50 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
SATURDAY APRIL 20.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 8.0 FEET...THE RIGHT BANK OVERFLOWS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4383 9850 4392 9842 4381 9829 4379 9807  
4373 9805 4374 9831  
 

 
 

 
LOCATION FLOOD LATEST OBSERVED MAXIMUM FORECAST RECENT OBSERVED  
STAGE STAGE TIME STAGE TIME CREST TIME  
 
JAMES RIVER  
HURS2 11.0 16.31 FRI 11 AM 18.4 WED 7 PM 16.6 WED APR 10  
FORS2 12.0 16.02 FRI 10 AM 17.6 FRI 7 AM 16.5 THU APR 11  
JRMS2 17.0 22.80 FRI 11 AM 23.6 SUN 7 PM  
SCOS2 13.0 18.47 FRI 10 AM 18.8 THU APR 18  
YNNS2 12.0 20.32 FRI 11 AM 20.4 THU APR 18  
 
VERMILLION RIVER  
DVSS2 11.0 13.70 FRI 8 AM 14.2 THU APR 18  
WKAS2 14.0 E17.10 FRI 7 AM 17.1 FRI APR 19  
 
MISSOURI RIVER  
CBLS2 65.0 65.63 FRI 10 AM 66.4 TUE APR 09  
MRNN1 21.0 23.80 FRI 10 AM 23.9 WED APR 17  
SPGS2 10.0 10.84 FRI 11 AM 11.0 THU APR 18  
 
FIRESTEEL CREEK  
MTVS2 8.0 8.50 FRI 10 AM 8.6 FRI APR 19  
 
MG  
 
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