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Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 9:09 AM CDT May. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Friday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwestern South Dakota, south central South
Dakota, and southwestern South Dakota, including the following
areas, in northwestern South Dakota, Butte, Harding, Perkins,
Ziebach, the northern foot hills, the northern Meade County
plains, the southern Meade County plains, and the
Sturgis/Piedmont foot hills. In south central South Dakota,
Mellette, Todd, and Tripp. In southwestern South Dakota,
Bennett, Haakon, Jackson, Oglala Lakota, the Custer County
plains, the Fall River County plains, the Hermosa foot hills,
the Pennington County plains, the Rapid City area, and the
southern foot hills.

* Through Friday afternoon

* moderate to locally heavy precipitation will fall on saturated
ground, which may cause area streams and rivers to overtop their
banks. Liquid equivalent precipitation amounts through Thursday
may reach 1.5 to 3 inches. The heaviest rain will fall just east
of the Black Hills.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible along rivers and
creeks in the watch area, but is not imminent. If you are in the
watch area, take time to move livestock, equipment, and other
property from low lying areas before flooding occurs. Monitor
NOAA Weather Radio and local media for updated forecasts and be
ready to quickly move to higher ground if rising water levels are
observed or a warning is issued.





Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 9:09 AM CDT May. 21, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Friday afternoon...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of northwestern South Dakota, south central South
Dakota, and southwestern South Dakota, including the following
areas, in northwestern South Dakota, Butte, Harding, Perkins,
Ziebach, the northern foot hills, the northern Meade County
plains, the southern Meade County plains, and the
Sturgis/Piedmont foot hills. In south central South Dakota,
Mellette, Todd, and Tripp. In southwestern South Dakota,
Bennett, Haakon, Jackson, Oglala Lakota, the Custer County
plains, the Fall River County plains, the Hermosa foot hills,
the Pennington County plains, the Rapid City area, and the
southern foot hills.

* Through Friday afternoon

* moderate to locally heavy precipitation will fall on saturated
ground, which may cause area streams and rivers to overtop their
banks. Liquid equivalent precipitation amounts through Thursday
may reach 1.5 to 3 inches. The heaviest rain will fall just east
of the Black Hills.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means that flooding is possible along rivers and
creeks in the watch area, but is not imminent. If you are in the
watch area, take time to move livestock, equipment, and other
property from low lying areas before flooding occurs. Monitor
NOAA Weather Radio and local media for updated forecasts and be
ready to quickly move to higher ground if rising water levels are
observed or a warning is issued.





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