Headline: Flood Warning issued March 9 at 12:05PM CDT until March 13 at 10:00AM CDT by NWS Sioux Falls SD

Event: Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Sioux Falls SD
Issued: 2020-03-09T12:05:00-05:00
Expires: 2020-03-10T16:05:00-05:00
Description: …The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South

Firesteel Creek Near Mount Vernon
James River At Huron
James River Near Forestburg
James River At Mitchell
James River Near Scotland
James River Above Yankton
Vermillion River Near Davis
Vermillion River Near Wakonda
Sixmile Creek near Brookings
Big Sioux River Near Brookings
Big Sioux River near Egan
Big Sioux River below Dell Rapids
Big Sioux River At Sioux Falls I-90
Big Sioux River at Brandon
Big Sioux River above Hawarden
Big Sioux River At Akron
Little Sioux River near Milford
Little Sioux River Above Spencer / Highway 18
Little Sioux River at Spencer
West Fork Des Moines River Near Windom

.The following river forecasts include forecast precipitation through
tonight. Any additional future rains could affect the crest

The Flood Warning continues for
The Big Sioux River above Hawarden.
* from late Tuesday night to Friday morning.
* At 11AM Monday the stage was 20.07 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.50 feet.
* Forecast…Rise above flood stage by Wednesday March 11 and crest
near 20.7 feet by Wednesday March 11. The river will fall below
flood stage by Thursday March 12.
* At stages near 20.5 feet…Agricultural flooding begins on the
South Dakota side of the river.
Instruction: Safety message…Do not drive cars through flooded areas. the water
depth and road condition may be unsafe.

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The next scheduled statement will be issued tomorrow morning.
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Observed
Area Description: Plymouth, IA; Union, SD; Sioux, IA