Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
840 AM CST THU DEC 17 2015

...The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a
Hydrologic Outlook for potential river flooding...for all or
portions of the following rivers in Iowa...Des Moines River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Webster

This Hydrologic Outlook is based on both observed and forecast
precipitation. The rivers may respond differently than indicated...
if actual precipitation is greater or less than expected.

Later statements...possibly warnings...will be issued as additional
information becomes available.

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.

IAC187-180240-
840 AM CST THU DEC 17 2015

Outlook information for
  The Des Moines River at Fort Dodge...or From the municipal power
  dam...to Lehigh.
* At  8:00 AM Thursday the stage was 10.4 feet...or 0.1 feet below
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 10.5 feet.
* No flooding is occurring...and no flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Continue to slowly drop and remaining below flood
stage.
* Impact...At  10.0 feet...Roads to residences in Fort Dodge along
  the river flood. Access to some subdivisions will be limited.

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LAT...LON 4242 9421 4265 9424 4265 9416 4232 9393
      4230 9405 4242 9421

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