Spring flooding on the mind of South Dakota’s state climatologist (Audio)

January 22, 2020

YANKTON, S.D.–The spring flood watch is on across eastern South Dakota.

State Climatologist Laura Edwards (pictured) says the threat could be more widespread than last year……

Edwards was at an SDSU Ag Extension Outlook meeting in Yankton. She says the extended forecasts aren’t helpful either……

Edwards says the region has seen back to back record wet years……

She told producers at the meeting to be aware of the risks and make preparations now.