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NOEM ASKS GAWKERS TO STAY AWAY FROM FLOODED AREAS

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ADD SOUTH DAKOTA GOVERNOR KRISTI NOEM’S VOICE TO THOSE ASKING GAWKERS TO PLEASE STAY AWAY FROM FLOODED AREAS OF SIOUXLAND:

GAWK1 OC……..WITH THE MISSOURI RIVER. :21

NOEM SAYS THE AMOUNT OF WATER IN THE BIG SIOUX RIVER HAS EXCEEDED EXPECTATIONS FOR THIS FLOOD:

GAWK2 OC……..OVER SEVEN FEET. :22

THE GOVERNOR SAYS SHE IS SAD TO REPORT HOMES HAVE BEEN DAMAGED IN THE MCCOOK LAKE AREA OF NORTH SIOUX CITY:

GAWK3 OC……..SIGNIFICANT LOSS. :11

THE SOUTH DAKOTA D-N-R HAS CLOSED MCCOOK LAKE SO REMEMBER IT NOW IS ILLEGAL TO BE ON THE LAKE.

A MANDATORY EVACUATION HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR RIVERLAND ESTATES AND EDGEWATER IN THAT AREA OF UNION COUNTY.

NOEM SPOKE AT A NEWS CONFERENCE IN DAKOTA DUNES MONDAY MORNING.