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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 10:09 AM CDT Jul. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Sioux River near Brookings.
* From Friday evening to late Saturday night.
* At 09am Thursday the stage was 5.22 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 9.00 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage Friday evening and crest near
9.1 feet Friday night.
* At stages near 9.0 feet... significant amounts of pasture and farm
lands begin flooding on the left bank of the river. The Road south of
the Brookings water treatment plant is flooded, as is 217th street
between 468th and 469th avenues.

Lat... Lon 4417 9678 4420 9675 4414 9659 4410 9658
          4410 9666 4411 9666

1009 am CDT Thu Jul 19 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Sixmile Creek near Brookings.
* Until further notice.
* At 09am Thursday the stage was 1635.15 feet.
* Flood stage is 1634.00 feet.
* Recent activity... the river rose above flood stage on Thursday July
* At stages near 1635 feet... township roads northeast of Brookings
begin to flood.

Lat... Lon 4443 9670 4441 9666 4432 9674 4432 9681
          4430 9687 4433 9688 4435 9677

854 am CDT Thu Jul 19 2018

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Flood Warning for small streams in...
southwestern Lincoln County in southwestern Minnesota...
eastern Brookings County in east central South Dakota...

* until 845 PM CDT Thursday.

* At 850 am CDT, emergency management reported flooding continues in
southeastern Brookings County. Four to nine inches of rain have
fallen. Highway 14 remains closed east of Brookings.

Flooding is occurring in the Sixmile Creek, Deer Creek, and Medary
creek basins.

This areal Flood Warning will replace the flash flood warnings in
these areas that will expire at 900 and 915 am CDT. Even though the
rains have ended, it will take some time before flood waters recede.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Stay away or be swept away. River banks and culverts can become
unstable and unsafe.

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

Lat... Lon 4447 9631 4420 9631 4420 9691 4447 9691


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