358  
WGUS43 KABR 121434  
FLWABR  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD  
934 AM CDT SAT OCT 12 2019  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY FOR THE  
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTH DAKOTA...  
 
JAMES RIVER AT COLUMBIA  
JAMES RIVER NEAR STRATFORD  
JAMES RIVER AT ASHTON  
 
.THE FOLLOWING RIVER FORECASTS INCLUDE FORECAST PRECIPITATION THROUGH  
THE NEXT 24 HOURS. ANY ADDITIONAL FUTURE PRECIPITATION COULD AFFECT  
THE FORECASTS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
SAFETY MESSAGE...FLOOD WATERS CAN BE VERY DANGEROUS. NEVER DRIVE  
ACROSS A FLOODED ROAD. TURN AROUND DON'T DROWN!  
 
STAY TUNED FOR FURTHER UPDATES BY LISTENING TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...  
OR YOUR FAVORITE LOCAL MEDIA.  
 
FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE AT  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/ABR THEN LEFT CLICK ON THE RIVERS AND LAKES LINK.  
 
THE NEXT SCHEDULED STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED SATURDAY OCTOBER 19TH.  
 

 
 
SDC013-191835-  
/O.CON.KABR.FL.W.0035.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CMBS2.3.ER.190402T0551Z.190422T0346Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
934 AM CDT SAT OCT 12 2019  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER AT COLUMBIA.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 8:15 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.7 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 16.4 FEET BY  
SATURDAY MORNING OCTOBER 19TH. ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE  
THEREAFTER.  
* AT 17.0 FEET...WATER REACHES THE BASE OF THE LEVEE AT THE COLUMBIA  
PARK.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4586 9817 4563 9827 4552 9818 4552 9830  
4563 9837 4586 9824  
 

 
 
SDC013-115-191835-  
/O.CON.KABR.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SFDS2.3.RS.190403T0833Z.190419T1515Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
934 AM CDT SAT OCT 12 2019  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER NEAR STRATFORD.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 8:45 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.4 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 17.0 FEET BY  
SATURDAY MORNING OCTOBER 19TH. ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE  
THEREAFTER.  
* AT 17.0 FEET...COUNTY ROADS BEGIN FLOODING AND THE ROAD 2 MILES  
NORTH OF THE GAUGING LOCATION IS ONE OF THE FIRST TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4552 9818 4515 9835 4515 9845 4552 9830  
 

 
 
SDC115-191835-  
/O.CON.KABR.FL.W.0078.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/ATNS2.2.ER.190912T0845Z.190921T1430Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
934 AM CDT SAT OCT 12 2019  
   
..FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER AT ASHTON.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 8:45 AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.4 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 14.3 FEET BY  
SATURDAY MORNING OCTOBER 19TH.  
* AT 14.0 FEET...WATER REACHES THE BOTTOM OF THE BRIDGE 3 MILES NORTH  
AND 1 1/2 MILE EAST OF ASHTON.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4515 9835 4496 9845 4492 9852 4497 9854  
4515 9845  
 

 
 
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