Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
335 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for portions of the following
rivers in Iowa...Des Moines River...West Fork Des Moines River...
North Raccoon River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Dallas...Emmet...
  Greene...Polk

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.

&&

IAC153-240835-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170526T0000Z/
/DESI4.1.ER.170521T1745Z.170522T0645Z.170525T0000Z.NO/
335 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Des Moines River at Des Moines SE 6th St...or From below the
  Center Street dam...to Runnells.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At  3:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 24.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 24.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...hover around Flood Stage today.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...The bike trail is closed east of Water
  Street. Portions of other bike trails are also affected.

&&

LAT...LON 4159 9356 4152 9333 4145 9333 4154 9356
      4159 9366 4159 9356

$$

IAC063-240835-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0008.170523T1800Z-170526T0000Z/
/ESVI4.1.ER.170523T1800Z.170523T1800Z.170525T0000Z.NO/
335 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville...or From the
  Iowa-Minnesota border...to near Wallingford.
* Until Wednesday evening.
* At 3:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 7.8 feet...or 0.2 feet below
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage this afternoon.
* Impact...At 7.0 feet...Mike Mickelson Park South of Iowa 9 floods.
  North Riverside Park North of Iowa 9 floods. Backwater from the
  river causes School Creek to affect the low areas of Valley Drive.

&&

LAT...LON 4326 9483 4350 9491 4350 9485 4326 9471
      4326 9483

$$

IAC049-073-240835-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170526T0600Z/
/PROI4.1.ER.170522T1822Z.170523T1800Z.170525T0600Z.NO/
335 AM CDT Tue May 23 2017

...Flood Warning remains in effect until early Thursday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Raccoon River near Perry...or From the Greene-Dallas
  County line...to Adel.
* Until early Thursday morning.
* At 3:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 15.4 feet...or 0.4 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...hover around 15.4 feet...or 0.4 feet above
  Flood Stage...today. Then begin falling and go below Flood
  Stage early Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...In Perry...farmland floods and the waste
  water treatment facility is affected. Near Adel...the fairgrounds
  and golf course are affected. Northwest of Adel...Sportsman Club
  Road and Midland Trail flood.

&&

LAT...LON 4159 9403 4186 9423 4186 9410 4161 9394
      4159 9403

$$


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