Pennington County, SD
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Flood Warning
SDC033-103-301930-
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PENNINGTON SD-CUSTER SD-
332 AM MDT FRI MAY 29 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 130 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR
SOUTHWESTERN PENNINGTON AND NORTHEASTERN CUSTER COUNTIES...

AT 325 AM MDT...ON RAPID CREEK FROM PACTOLA RESERVOIR TO THE
CHEYENNE RIVER...VERY HIGH STREAMFLOWS ARE BEING OBSERVED WITH MINOR
FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS NEAR THE CREEK. SPRING CREEK FROM ABOVE
SHERIDAN LAKE TO BELOW SHERIDAN LAKE...AND ON TO THE CHEYENNE
RIVER...ALSO HAS VERY HIGH STREAMFLOWS WITH MINOR FLOODING IN LOW
LYING AREAS NEAR THE CREEK AS WELL AS AT THE RIVER GAUGE SITE NEAR
KEYSTONE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL THIS MORNING WILL MAINTAIN CURRENT MINOR
FLOODING CONDITIONS. SINCE THE SOIL IS SATURATED...ANY RAIN THAT
FALLS WILL QUICKLY FLOW INTO RAPID CREEK AND SPRING CREEK RESULTING
IN ADDITIONAL RISES.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... RAPID
CITY...HILL CITY...RAPID VALLEY...JOHNSON SIDING...HISEGA...
CAPUTA...FOLSOM...FARMINGDALE...ROCKERVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

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LAT...LON 4391 10257 4388 10264 4373 10275 4396 10336
4386 10356 4386 10368 4410 10348 4410 10321

$$

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