087  
WGUS43 KFSD 271512  
FLWFSD  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
912 AM CST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTH DAKOTA...  
 
JAMES RIVER AT MITCHELL  
 
.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.  
 

 
 
SDC035-061-281912-  
/O.NEW.KFSD.FL.W.0006.200227T1512Z-000000T0000Z/  
/JRMS2.1.ER.200226T1615Z.200305T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
912 AM CST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER AT MITCHELL.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 08AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.08 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR 17.1 FEET THROUGH THIS WEEKEND  
AND THEN CONTINUE RISING TO NEAR 18.3 FEET BY NEXT THURSDAY.  
ADDITIONAL RISES MAY BE POSSIBLE THEREAFTER.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 17.0 FEET...THE LOWER BANKS OVERFLOW.  
 

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

 
 

 
LOCATION FLOOD LATEST OBSERVED MAXIMUM FORECAST  
STAGE STAGE TIME STAGE TIME  
 
JAMES RIVER  
JRMS2 17.0 17.08 THU 9 AM 18.3 THU MAR 5  
 
MG  
 
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