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Event Details

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Snow Melt
State SOUTH DAKOTA
County/Area DEWEY
WFO ABR
Begin Date 03/17/2009 08:00:00 MST-7
Begin Range 3
Begin Azimuth ESE
Begin Location WHITEHORSE
Begin Lat/Lon 45.26/-100.85
End Date 03/24/2009 08:00:00 MST-7
End Range 3
End Azimuth ESE
End Location WHITEHORSE
End Lat/Lon 45.25/-100.85
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Rapid snowmelt and ice jamming caused the Moreau River near Whitehorse to go above flood stage on March 17th. The river rose to a crest of 24.9 feet on March 18th and then slowly fell to below flood stage on March 24th. Flood stage near Whitehorse is 21 feet. Many acres of pastureland were flooded as a result. There were also some evacuations from Whitehorse.
Event Narrative


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WHITEHORSE DEWEY CO. SD 03/17/2009 08:00 MST-7 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K