Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
833 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...The Flood Warning has been extended for all or portions of the
following rivers in Iowa...Cedar River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Black Hawk

River forecasts include observed precipitation...as well as expected
precipitation over the next 24 hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you encounter a flooded area...turn around and find an alternate
route. Turn around...do not drown.

More information...including impact statements and crest histories
is available on the Web at...  www.weather.gov/desmoines. Click on
the Rivers and Lakes link.

&&

IAC013-250233-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170303T0000Z/
/CEDI4.2.RS.170222T1435Z.170226T1800Z.170302T0000Z.NO/
833 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

...Flood Warning now in effect until Wednesday evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cedar River at Cedar Falls...or From the West Fork Cedar
  River...to the Cedar Falls-Waterloo city limits.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At  7:45 PM Thursday the stage was 89.8 feet...or 1.8 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 88.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to 91.3 feet...or 3.3 feet above Flood Stage...
  midday Sunday. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage
  Wednesday evening.
* Impact...At 91.2 feet...Water covers portions of Lake Street.

&&

LAT...LON 4256 9238 4251 9245 4258 9255 4262 9255
      4262 9241 4256 9238

$$

IAC013-250233-
/O.NEW.KDMX.FL.W.0002.170226T0900Z-170301T0000Z/
/ALOI4.1.ER.170226T0900Z.170226T1800Z.170228T0000Z.NO/
833 PM CST Thu Feb 23 2017

* Until Monday evening.
* At  8:00 PM Thursday the stage was 11.3 feet...or 1.7 feet below
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 13.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage early Sunday morning. Continue
  rising to 13.3 feet...or 0.3 feet above Flood Stage...midday
  Sunday. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage Monday
  evening.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Many storm sewers are closed along Black
  Hawk Creek and the Cedar River. The Fletcher Avenue levee gates
  are closed.

&&

LAT...LON 4256 9238 4238 9207 4230 9207 4230 9222
      4251 9245 4256 9238

$$




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