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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:26 PM MDT on May 24, 2015

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on May 25, 2015


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

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of South Dakota and northeast Wyoming... including the
following areas... in South Dakota... central Black Hills...
Custer County plains... Fall River... Hermosa foot hills... northern
Black Hills... northern foot hills... Pennington County plains...
Rapid City... Shannon... southern Black Hills... southern foot
hills... southern Meade County plains and Sturgis/Piedmont foot
hills. In northeast Wyoming... southern Campbell and Wyoming
Black Hills.

* Through Monday afternoon

* storm total rainfall of one to two inches are expected across
much of the Black Hills. Some areas along the eastern slopes of
the Black Hills... could receive as much as 3 inches of rain by
Monday afternoon.

* Soils are saturated and creeks and streams in many locations are
still running high from recent storms... especially along the
eastern slopes of the Black Hills and over southwestern South
Dakota. The additional rain may cause more flooding in those
areas.

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.





Local Storm Report



05/24/2015 0830 PM

1 miles E of downtown rapid, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.92 inch, reported by NWS office.





05/24/2015 0831 PM

Rapid City airportown rapid, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.12 inch, reported by ASOS.






05/24/2015 0830 PM

2 miles SSE of Deerfield re, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m2.50 inch, reported by trained spotter.






05/24/2015 0759 PM

2 miles W of Hayward, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m3.16 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            2 day rainfall total




05/24/2015 0830 PM

1 miles E of downtown rapid, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.92 inch, reported by NWS office.





05/24/2015 0831 PM

Rapid City airportown rapid, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.12 inch, reported by ASOS.






05/24/2015 0830 PM

2 miles SSE of Deerfield re, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m2.50 inch, reported by trained spotter.






05/24/2015 0830 PM

1 miles E of downtown rapid, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.92 inch, reported by NWS office.





05/24/2015 0831 PM

Rapid City airportown rapid, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.12 inch, reported by ASOS.






05/24/2015 0830 PM

1 miles E of downtown rapid, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.92 inch, reported by NWS office.





05/24/2015 0831 PM

Rapid City airportown rapid, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.12 inch, reported by ASOS.






05/24/2015 0759 PM

2 miles W of Hayward, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m3.16 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            2 day rainfall total




05/24/2015 0759 PM

2 miles W of Hayward, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m3.16 inch, reported by trained spotter.


            2 day rainfall total




05/24/2015 0400 PM

Rapid Valley, Pennington County.

Flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Reservoir Road and Green Valley drive south of Highway
            44 are closed due to flooding





05/24/2015 0400 PM

Rapid Valley, Pennington County.

Flood, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Reservoir Road and Green Valley drive south of Highway
            44 are closed due to flooding





05/24/2015 0604 PM

Hill City, Pennington County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Palmer Gulch Road near Hill City is closed and
            barricaded because of rising waters




05/24/2015 0604 PM

Hill City, Pennington County.

Flood, reported by law enforcement.


            Palmer Gulch Road near Hill City is closed and
            barricaded because of rising waters




05/24/2015 0356 PM

Hisega, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m3.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.






05/24/2015 0356 PM

Hisega, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m3.00 inch, reported by trained spotter.






05/24/2015 0700 am

4 miles NW of downtown rapi, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.03 inch, reported by co-op observer.





05/24/2015 0800 am

Pactola Reservoir, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.13 inch, reported by co-op observer.





05/24/2015 0915 am

2 miles NE of Box Elder, Pennington County.

Rain m0.35 inch, reported by cocorahs.





05/24/2015 0915 am

7 miles W of downtown rapidelder, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.29 inch, reported by cocorahs.





05/24/2015 0915 am

10 miles WNW of downtown rantown hotown rapideld , Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.08 inch, reported by cocorahs.





05/24/2015 1200 PM

Rapid City airportown rapidntown rapwntown r103, Pennington County.

Rain m0.87 inch, reported by ASOS.





05/24/2015 1255 PM

3 miles N of JOHNSON SIDINGOWN RAPIDNTOWN RAPWNT , Pennington County.

HEAVY RAIN M2.02 INCH, reported by TRAINED SPOTTER.





05/24/2015 0800 am

Hill City, Pennington County.

Rain m0.74 inch, reported by co-op observer.





05/24/2015 0915 am

13 miles SSE of wall, Pennington County.

Rain m0.46 inch, reported by cocorahs.





05/24/2015 0700 am

4 miles NW of downtown rapi, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.03 inch, reported by co-op observer.





05/24/2015 0800 am

Pactola Reservoir, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.13 inch, reported by co-op observer.





05/24/2015 0915 am

2 miles NE of Box Elder, Pennington County.

Rain m0.35 inch, reported by cocorahs.





05/24/2015 0915 am

7 miles W of downtown rapidelder, Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.29 inch, reported by cocorahs.





05/24/2015 0915 am

10 miles WNW of downtown rantown hotown rapideld , Pennington County.

Heavy rain m1.08 inch, reported by cocorahs.





05/24/2015 1200 PM

Rapid City airportown rapidntown rapwntown r103, Pennington County.

Rain m0.87 inch, reported by ASOS.





05/24/2015 1255 PM

3 miles N of JOHNSON SIDINGOWN RAPIDNTOWN RAPWNT , Pennington County.

HEAVY RAIN M2.02 INCH, reported by TRAINED SPOTTER.





05/24/2015 0800 am

Hill City, Pennington County.

Rain m0.74 inch, reported by co-op observer.





05/24/2015 0915 am

13 miles SSE of wall, Pennington County.

Rain m0.46 inch, reported by cocorahs.





05/24/2015 1000 am

1 miles SW of Keystone, Pennington County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Flooding at grizzly Bear Creek crossing on Grizzly
            Gulch Road





05/24/2015 1000 am

1 miles SW of Keystone, Pennington County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Flooding at grizzly Bear Creek crossing on Grizzly
            Gulch Road





05/24/2015 1000 am

1 miles SW of Keystone, Pennington County.

Flood, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Flooding at grizzly Bear Creek crossing on Grizzly
            Gulch Road



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