923  
WGUS43 KFSD 130728  
FLWFSD  
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
228 AM CDT SAT OCT 13 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NEBRASKA...SOUTH DAKOTA...  
MINNESOTA...  
 
MISSOURI RIVER NEAR VERDEL  
WEST FORK DES MOINES RIVER NEAR AVOCA  
BIG SIOUX RIVER NEAR RICHLAND  
 
.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.  
 

 
 
IAC149-SDC127-141129-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0262.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/BSRS2.2.ER.181011T0830Z.181013T0700Z.000000T0000Z.UU/  
228 AM CDT SAT OCT 13 2018  
   
..OBSERVED FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MODERATE SEVERITY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE BIG SIOUX RIVER NEAR RICHLAND.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 02AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 1119.49 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 1117.00 FEET.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 1119 FEET...WIDESPREAD FLOODING OF CROP AND PASTURE  
LAND BEGINS.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4278 9665 4277 9659 4273 9660 4268 9655  
4264 9661 4270 9666  
 

 
 
NEC107-SDC009-023-141129-  
/O.NEW.KFSD.FL.W.0268.181013T0728Z-000000T0000Z/  
/MRVN1.1.ER.181013T0122Z.181013T0615Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
228 AM CDT SAT OCT 13 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR VERDEL.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 01AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 24.10 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.00 FEET.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 24.0 FEET...SOME RECREATIONAL HOMES BETWEEN VERDEL  
AND NIOBRARA ARE IMPACTED BY FLOODING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4286 9831 4291 9830 4284 9810 4279 9811  
4282 9816 4285 9825  
 

 
 
MNC101-141128-  
/O.NEW.KFSD.FL.W.0269.181013T0728Z-000000T0000Z/  
/AVOM5.1.ER.181013T0022Z.181013T0615Z.000000T0000Z.UU/  
228 AM CDT SAT OCT 13 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SIOUX FALLS HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE WEST FORK DES MOINES RIVER NEAR AVOCA.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 01AM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 1425.15 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 1425.00 FEET.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 1425 FEET...THE LOWER PASTURE AND FARM LAND BEGINS  
FLOODING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4406 9571 4411 9564 4389 9537 4382 9533  
4386 9546 4396 9557  
 

 
 

 
LOCATION FLOOD LATEST OBSERVED  
STAGE STAGE TIME  
 
BIG SIOUX RIVER  
BSRS2 1117.0 1119.49 SAT 2 AM  
 
MISSOURI RIVER  
MRVN1 24.0 24.10 SAT 1 AM  
 
WEST FORK DES MOINES RIVER  
AVOM5 1425.0 1425.15 SAT 1 AM  
 
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