542  
WGUS83 KFSD 191437  
FLSFSD  
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD  
836 AM CST WED FEB 19 2020  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN SOUTH  
DAKOTA...  
 
JAMES RIVER NEAR FORESTBURG  
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.  
 

 
 
SDC111-201834-  
/O.CON.KFSD.FL.W.0079.000000T0000Z-200223T0600Z/  
/FORS2.3.RS.190320T0550Z.191213T1416Z.200222T0600Z.NR/  
836 AM CST WED FEB 19 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER NEAR FORESTBURG.  
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.  
* AT 08AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.03 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL TO BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY  
SATURDAY FEBRUARY 22.  
* AT STAGES NEAR 12.0 FEET...FLOODING BEGINS OVER THE LEFT BANK AND A  
FEW COUNTY OR TOWNSHIP ROADS BEGIN TO FLOOD.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4420 9822 4420 9810 4402 9802 4393 9798  
4393 9812 4409 9816  
 

 
 
SDC035-061-201834-  
/O.EXT.KFSD.FL.W.0052.000000T0000Z-200224T1200Z/  
/JRMS2.3.RS.190314T0905Z.190914T0500Z.200223T1200Z.NR/  
836 AM CST WED FEB 19 2020  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE JAMES RIVER AT MITCHELL.  
* UNTIL MONDAY MORNING.  
* AT 07AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.98 FEET.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.00 FEET.  
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN NEAR FLOOD STAGE  
FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.  
* 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 RECENT OBSERVED  
STAGE STAGE TIME CREST TIME  
 
JAMES RIVER  
FORS2 12.0 12.03 WED 8 AM 12.6 SUN FEB 09  
JRMS2 17.0 16.98 WED 8 AM 17.6 SUN FEB 09  
 
MG  
 
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