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…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2011/03/floodwatch1.mp3|titles=floodwatch1]
Levels on the James are beginning to inch up…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2011/03/floodwatch2.mp3|titles=floodwatch2]
Gilliespie says small chances for rain continue to hover over the flood threat…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2011/03/floodwatch3.mp3|titles=floodwatch3]
And areas away from the main channel of the James should look out for flooding…[audio:http://prprt.itmwpb.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/688/2011/03/floodwatch4.mp3|titles=floodwatch4]
A Flood Warning is in effect for the James River at Mitchell in Davison County.