Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
624 PM CDT MON MAY 15 2017

The National Weather Service in Des Moines  has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Northern Franklin County in north central Iowa...
  Northeastern Wright County in north central Iowa...
  Southeastern Hancock County in north central Iowa...
  Southern Cerro Gordo County in north central Iowa...

* Until 1230 AM CDT Tuesday.

* At 622 PM CDT, trained weather spotters reported flash flooding
  across the warned area. Two to three inches of rain have already
  fallen. Flash flooding is already occurring. Two feet of fast
  rushing water was reported flowing across Indigo Ave west of
  Swaledale near County Road B60.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Hampton, Belmond, Sheffield, Rockwell, Elm Lake, Kanawha, Latimer,
  Thornton, Coulter, Meservey, Alexander, Swaledale, Rowan, Goodell,
  Hansell, Chapin, Dougherty, Beeds Lake State Park and Belmond
  Municipal Airport.

Additional rainfall amounts of a half an inch to as much as one inch
are possible in the warned area.

This includes Interstate 35 between mile markers 166 and 187.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, country roads, farmland, and other low lying
spots.

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LAT...LON 4304 9302 4273 9303 4274 9367 4293 9382
      4305 9339

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