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Flood Warning
Issued: 2:14 PM CDT Sep. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Flood Warning for
the Big Sioux River near Jefferson.
* Until further notice.
* At 01pm Monday the stage was 31.89 feet.
* Flood stage is 31.00 feet.
* At stages near 31.0 feet... significant flooding of crop and pasture
land begins.


Lat... Lon 4264 9661 4268 9655 4265 9651 4257 9647
          4257 9651


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         stage stage time crest time



1037 am CDT Mon Sep 16 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Missouri River at South Sioux City.
* From late tonight to Thursday evening.
* At 10am Monday the stage was 28.87 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 30.00 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Tuesday September 17 and crest
near 30.8 feet by Wednesday September 18. The river will fall below
flood stage by Thursday September 19.
* At stages near 30.0 feet... some of the boat docks and marinas along
the river begin to flood. Hamilton Boulevard at exit 149 on
Interstate 29 is flooded.


Lat... Lon 4250 9663 4254 9659 4249 9636 4228 9626
          4228 9643 4245 9646




1037 am CDT Mon Sep 16 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Missouri River near Ponca.
* Until further notice.
* At 09am Monday the stage was 22.73 feet.
* Flood stage is 20.00 feet.


Lat... Lon 4264 9679 4269 9673 4267 9668 4262 9669
          4254 9659 4250 9663




1037 am CDT Mon Sep 16 2019

... Flood Warning extended until Friday September 20...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Big Sioux River at Sioux City.
* From Tuesday morning to Friday morning.
* At 09am Monday the stage was 29.19 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 32.00 feet.
* Forecast... rise above flood stage by Tuesday September 17 and crest
near 33.8 feet by Wednesday September 18. The river will fall below
flood stage by Thursday September 19.


Lat... Lon 4257 9651 4257 9647 4256 9647 4251 9647
          4250 9646 4250 9644 4248 9645 4249 9650
          4253 9652




1037 am CDT Mon Sep 16 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Sioux River near Richland.
* Until further notice.
* At 10am Monday the stage was 1123.14 feet.
* Flood stage is 1117.00 feet.
* At stages near 1124 feet... Iowa Highway 3 begins flooding.


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




1037 am CDT Mon Sep 16 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Sioux River at Akron.
* Until further notice.
* At 10am Monday the stage was 22.21 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.00 feet.
* Forecast... the river is cresting now and will fall to a stage
of 22.1 feet by 7 am Tuesday.
* 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




1037 am CDT Mon Sep 16 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Sioux River above Hawarden.
* Until further notice.
* At 09am Monday the stage was 32.38 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.50 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 30.5 feet
by 7 am Tuesday.
* 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




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