Flooding in Aberdeen

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ABERDEEN, S.D. (KELO) — 11:56 a.m.

Water is moving over roads north of Aberdeen because Moccasin Creek is out of its banks.

A City official says county and township roads are seeing the most flooding.  Driving around the area, our KELOLAND News crew came across several roads that are flooded.  

You are advised to call 211 for road closure information and remember to not drive through flooded roads.

10:40 a.m. 

The Northern State University wrestling team was doing its part to help prepare for future flooding in Brown County. 

The team was up late Thursday night making sandbags. 

Authorites in Brown County are asking people to contact the 211 Helpline for any infomration regard flooding in the county.

10:21 a.m. 

Floodwaters are starting to rise in northern KELOLAND. 

Brown County is starting to see flooding. The Aberdeen Police Department posted a video on Facebook showing the fast moving waters over the roads.

City officials say the Moccasin Creek is now at flood stage and rising. Crews opened two sandbagging sites in Aberdeen if people need to protect their homes.

We’re sending a news crew up to Aberdeen to get a closer look at the damage. KELOLAND’s Sarah McDonald and Whitney Fowkes will be up in Brown County to show you just how bad it is.

They’ll have live reports Friday starting on Midday in KELOLAND.

And be sure to follow along with them on social media on Twitter at @KELOSarahM and @KeloWhitney

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