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Sioux County Sheriff's Office
Wednesday October 4th, 2017 :: 07:47 p.m. CDT
Alert

Flood Warning until 04:00PM Saturday

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota...Iowa... Big Sioux River Near Brookings Big Sioux River above Hawarden Big Sioux River At Akron ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in South Dakota... Vermillion River Near Wakonda .The following river forecasts include forecast precipitation through tonight. Any additional future rains could affect the crest forecasts. ...Flood Warning extended until Saturday October 07... The Flood Warning continues for The Big Sioux River above Hawarden.

* Until Saturday afternoon.

* At 06PM Wednesday the stage was 19.9 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 19.0 feet.

* Recent activity...The river rose above flood stage on Wednesday October 04.

* Forecast...The river will rise to 22.0 feet by Friday October 06.

* At stages near 23.0 feet...South Dakota Highway 46 begins to flood. &&

* AFFECTED AREAS: PLYMOUTH ... SIOUX

Instructions:

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.

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Address/Location
Sioux County Sheriff's Office
4363 Ironwood Ave., Ste 1
Orange City, IA 51250

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 712-737-3307

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Warning

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