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Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 10:13 AM CDT Sep. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Sioux River near Richland.
* Until further notice.
* At 09am Saturday the stage was 1120.14 feet.
* Flood stage is 1117.00 feet.
* At stages near 1121 feet... some farm levees will be overtopped and
some farm buildings will be flooded.


Lat... Lon 4278 9665 4277 9659 4273 9660 4268 9655
          4264 9661 4270 9666




1013 am CDT Sat Sep 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Brule creek near Richland.
* Until further notice.
* At 09am Saturday the stage was 1128.93 feet.
* Flood stage is 1125.00 feet.


Lat... Lon 4283 9674 4285 9670 4280 9665 4277 9666
          4275 9663 4272 9664 4274 9668 4280 9670




1013 am CDT Sat Sep 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Sioux River at Akron.
* Until Thursday evening.
* At 09am Saturday the stage was 21.36 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.00 feet.
* Forecast... the river will crest near 22.4 feet by Sunday
September 23.
* At stages near 22.0 feet... Highway 48 begins to flood where the
Railroad tracks cross.


Lat... Lon 4291 9658 4291 9649 4281 9654 4277 9659
          4278 9665




1013 am CDT Sat Sep 22 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Sioux River above Hawarden.
* Until late Wednesday night.
* At 08am Saturday the stage was 31.43 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.50 feet.
* Forecast... the river will crest near 31.5 feet by Saturday
September 22.
* At stages near 32.0 feet... water backs up into the park in
Hawarden, and some basements and sewers could begin to have
problems.



Lat... Lon 4308 9654 4308 9641 4302 9646 4291 9649
          4291 9658




1235 am CDT Sat Sep 22 2018

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
southwestern Lyon County in northwestern Iowa...
Sioux County in northwestern Iowa...
Clay County in northwestern Iowa...
O'Brien County in northwestern Iowa...
northern Clay County in southeastern South Dakota...
Lincoln County in southeastern South Dakota...
Yankton County in southeastern South Dakota...
Turner County in southeastern South Dakota...
northern Union County in southeastern South Dakota...
Hutchinson County in southeastern South Dakota...

* until 1230 am CDT Sunday.

* Some secondary roads continue to be flooded across extreme
southeast South Dakota and extreme northwest Iowa due to recent
very heavy rainfall.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Yankton, Spencer in Clay County, Sioux Center, Orange City,
Sheldon, Canton, Hawarden, Beresford, Parker, Harrisburg, Tea, Rock
Valley, Hull, Lennox, Hartley, Sanborn, Freeman, Alton, Paullina
and Primghar.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

Lat... Lon 4292 9495 4291 9764 4317 9764 4317 9787
      4350 9787 4347 9680 4325 9585 4322 9494
      4312 9492


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