Flood Watches Out On James River

Flood Watches are shown in dark green. Flood Warnings are in the bright green

The National Weather Service issued a Flood Watch for the James River from the Beadle-Spink County line to the Missouri River at Yankton Hydrologist Mike Gilliespie at the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls say the current warm weather will put a dent in what’s left of the snow…

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Levels on the James are beginning to inch up…

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Gilliespie says small chances for rain continue to hover over the flood threat…

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And areas away from the main channel of the James should look out for flooding…

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A Flood Warning is in effect for the James River at Mitchell in Davison County.

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