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Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 11:14 AM CDT Sep. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 1230 am CDT Saturday for
southwestern Lyon... Sioux... Clay... O'Brien... northern Clay...
Lincoln... Yankton... Turner... northern Union and Hutchinson
counties...

At 1113 am CDT, local law enforcement reported flooding across the
warned area. Many rural and County roads as well as a few state
highways remain under water.

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.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

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


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


Weisser


1106 am CDT Fri Sep 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Ocheyedan river near Everly.
* Until further notice.
* At 10am Friday the stage was 1364.93 feet.
* Flood stage is 1364.00 feet.
* At stages near 1364 feet... ditches fill, the lowest banks overflow,
and minor flooding of agricultural land begins.


Lat... Lon 4324 9542 4324 9537 4318 9534 4317 9527
          4313 9529 4316 9539




1106 am CDT Fri Sep 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Waterman creek near Sutherland.
* Until further notice.
* At 10am Friday the stage was 1238.22 feet.
* Flood stage is 1235.00 feet.
* At stages near 1239 feet... significant flooding of crop land
begins.


Lat... Lon 4301 9544 4301 9540 4299 9540 4298 9542
          4294 9541 4294 9543 4299 9545




1106 am CDT Fri Sep 21 2018

The Flood Warning continues for
the Floyd river at Sheldon.
* Until Saturday morning.
* At 09am Friday the stage was 12.25 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Flood stage is 12.00 feet.
* Recent activity... the river rose above flood stage on Thursday
September 20.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to below flood stage by
late afternoon Friday September 21.
* At stages near 12.0 feet... agricultural flooding begins.


Lat... Lon 4325 9584 4326 9568 4324 9565 4322 9580
          4307 9589 4307 9596




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