876  
WGUS83 KABR 161422  
FLSABR  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD  
922 AM CDT TUE AUG 16 2022  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTH  
DAKOTA...  
 
JAMES RIVER NEAR STRATFORD AFFECTING SPINK AND BROWN COUNTIES.  
 
JAMES RIVER AT COLUMBIA AFFECTING BROWN COUNTY.  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTH  
DAKOTA...  
 
JAMES RIVER AT ASHTON AFFECTING SPINK COUNTY.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
MOTORISTS SHOULD NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE AROUND BARRICADES OR DRIVE  
CARS THROUGH FLOODED AREAS.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/ABR.  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED THIS MORNING BY 1030 AM CDT.  
 

 
 
SDC115-161530-  
/O.CAN.KABR.FL.W.0011.000000T0000Z-220816T1422Z/  
/ATNS2.1.ER.220520T2345Z.220611T1115Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
922 AM CDT TUE AUG 16 2022  
   
..FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER AT ASHTON.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- AT 8:45 AM CDT TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.9 FEET.  
- FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO FALL TO 12.1 FEET TUESDAY  
MORNING.  
- HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SAFETY/FLOOD  
 

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

 
 
SDC013-115-202030-  
/O.CON.KABR.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SFDS2.1.ER.220507T1030Z.220607T0530Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
922 AM CDT TUE AUG 16 2022  
   
..FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
 
 
* WHAT...MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
* WHERE...JAMES RIVER NEAR STRATFORD.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
 
* IMPACTS...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  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- AT 8:45 AM CDT TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.6 FEET.  
- RECENT ACTIVITY...THE MAXIMUM RIVER STAGE IN THE 24 HOURS  
ENDING AT 8:45 AM CDT TUESDAY WAS 16.7 FEET.  
- FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN STEADY ABOVE FLOOD  
STAGE AT 16.6 FEET.  
- FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
- HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SAFETY/FLOOD  
 

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

 
 
SDC013-202030-  
/O.CON.KABR.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CMBS2.1.ER.220428T0800Z.220521T0815Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
922 AM CDT TUE AUG 16 2022  
   
..FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
 
 
* WHAT...MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
* WHERE...JAMES RIVER AT COLUMBIA.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
 
* IMPACTS...AT 15.0 FEET, SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF AGRICULTURAL LANDS  
ARE FLOODED  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- AT 8:31 AM CDT TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 14.5 FEET.  
- RECENT ACTIVITY...THE MAXIMUM RIVER STAGE IN THE 24 HOURS  
ENDING AT 8:31 AM CDT TUESDAY WAS 14.5 FEET.  
- FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.  
- HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SAFETY/FLOOD  
 

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

 
 
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