013  
WGUS83 KABR 161534  
FLSABR  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD  
934 AM CST THU JAN 16 2020  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES 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 TOMORROW MORNING.  
 

 
 
SDC013-232234-  
/O.CON.KABR.FL.W.0035.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/CMBS2.3.ER.190402T0551Z.190422T0346Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
934 AM CST THU JAN 16 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER AT COLUMBIA.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 8:15 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.8 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FOR THE NEXT  
SEVERAL WEEKS.  
* AT 15.0 FEET...SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS OF AGRICULTURAL LANDS ARE  
FLOODED.  
 

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

 
 
SDC013-115-232234-  
/O.CON.KABR.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/SFDS2.3.ER.190403T0833Z.190419T1515Z.000000T0000Z.NR/  
934 AM CST THU JAN 16 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER NEAR STRATFORD.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 5:30 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 17.8 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 14.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FOR THE NEXT  
SEVERAL WEEKS.  
* AT 17.5 FEET...THE WATER REACHES THE BOTTOM OF THE BRIDGE 2 MILES  
NORTH OF THE GAUGE.  
 

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

 
 
SDC115-232234-  
/O.CON.KABR.FL.W.0078.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/ATNS2.3.ER.190912T0845Z.191122T0900Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
934 AM CST THU JAN 16 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER AT ASHTON.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 8:45 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.7 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 13.0 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN ABOVE FLOOD STAGE FOR THE NEXT  
SEVERAL WEEKS.  
* AT 16.5 FEET...THE WATER OVERTOPS 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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