August 18, 2019

Emergency Management

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Union County Office of Emergency Management

Andy Minihan, Emergency Manager

31312 473rd Avenue  Elk Point, SD 57025


EMAIL:  [email protected]


Facebook:  Union County SD Emergency Management


Click here to view the Union County Highway System map
State of South Dakota Highway Road Conditions
South Dakota Office of Emergency Management
Sioux Falls National Weather Service

 Preliminary Damage Assessments

The following are for conducting Preliminary Damage Assessments (PDA).

The link below is a 20 minute video explaining preliminary damage assessments (PDA) for towns & cities, townships, fire departments, certain non-profits, and other political subdivisions. Officials of these types of organizations in Union County are responsible to complete the PDA for their jurisdiction.

Click the following links for Preliminary Damage Assessment forms:

 Roads and Culverts Damage Assessment (1)

Damage Assessment Worksheet – EXAMPLE ONLY

Damage Assessment Worksheet – blank (2)

Map Site – example

PDA tips (2)

Debris to CY’s Conversion Guide (TREES)

Flood Related Links:

Union County Highway Department (Road closure updates)

NWS Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service

For Ag-Producers with flood related losses please use the link below:

FEMA Floodplain Maps
Local Flood Planning Contacts
Official Site of NFIP (National Flood Insurance Program) –
South Dakota Flood Disaster Recovery website

Local Emergency Planning Committee information (LEPC):

 Click below for information on LEPC –
Local Emergency Planning Committee

Preparedness Links:

Emergency Preparedness for Kids
Severe Weather Preparedness Guide
Winter Preparedness Guide
Utility Emergency Contacts
MidAmerican Energy: (888) 427-5632