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Thursday, June 20, 2024

Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Sioux Falls SD
1101 PM CDT Thu Jun 20 2024

The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Southwestern Lake County in east central South Dakota...
Southern Miner County in east central South Dakota...
Eastern Hanson County in southeastern South Dakota...
McCook County in southeastern South Dakota...
Western Minnehaha County in southeastern South Dakota...

* Until 200 AM CDT.

* At 1101 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Between 2 and 5 inches of rain
have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches are
possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected
to begin shortly.

HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.


IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban
areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as
other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
Lake Vermillion State Recreation Area, Lake Herman State Park,
Salem, Canistota, Humboldt, Bridgewater, Montrose, Emery, Spencer
In McCook County, Canova, Orland and Farmer.


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.

Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.

Please report observed flooding to local emergency services or law
enforcement and request they pass this information to the National
Weather Service when you can do so safely.


LAT...LON 4399 9741 4398 9702 4387 9699 4370 9698
4359 9698 4350 9698 4350 9713 4351 9769
4350 9776 4383 9777 4398 9777