Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
440 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

IAZ046>049-059>061-261030-
JASPER IA-BOONE IA-STORY IA-DALLAS IA-POLK IA-MARSHALL IA-GREENE IA-
440 AM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...STORMS WITH INTENSE RAINFALL RATES MOVING THROUGH CENTRAL IOWA...

AT 437 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAINFALL.

STORMS WITH INTENSE RAINFALL RATES WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE THROUGH THE
AREA AND INCLUDE THE DES MOINES METRO AND AMES AREAS. ONE TO THREE
INCHES OF RAIN WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THESE STORMS. THESE RAINFALL
RATES WILL PRODUCE SIGNIFICANT PONDING ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
DES MOINES...AMES...WEST DES MOINES...ANKENY...URBANDALE...
JOHNSTON...CLIVE...NEWTON...ALTOONA...WAUKEE...BOONE...PLEASANT
HILL...GRIMES...PERRY...NEVADA...ADEL...WINDSOR HEIGHTS...CARLISLE...
BONDURANT AND POLK CITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS...AND MAY
LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 15 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

&&

LAT...LON 4152 9307 4152 9424 4198 9422 4221 9319
      4221 9305
TIME...MOT...LOC 0937Z 258DEG 28KT 4178 9393

$$

DONAVON



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