Elev 1256 ft, 42.87 °N, 97.4 °W

Yankton, South Dakota

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River Flood Warning
Issued: 2:57 PM Jul. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service
The Flood Warning continues for
The James River Above Yankton.
* until further notice.
* At 09AM Friday the stage was 14.89 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.00 feet.
* Forecast...The river will crest near 15.2 feet by Sunday July 21
then begin falling.
* At stages near 16.0 feet...SW Jim River Road near 301st Street
floods.

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River Flood Warning
Issued: 2:57 PM Jul. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service
The Flood Warning continues for
The James River Near Scotland.
* until further notice.
* At 09AM Friday the stage was 16.16 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 13.00 feet.
* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 16.2 feet by
Friday July 19. Additional rises may be possible thereafter.
* At stages near 16.0 feet...Approximately 22850 acres of farm land
are flooded between Mitchell and Yankton.

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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 4:17 PM Jul. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...In excess if 110 at times, due to
temperatures in the mid to upper 90s, and dewpoints in the mid
to upper 70s.

* TIMING...Through this evening.

* IMPACTS...Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could
quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are
not taken.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take extra precautions...if you work or spend time outside. When
possible...reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when
possible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work...the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.   Heat stroke
is an emergency...call 9 1 1.

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...
and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances.  This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.

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