Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
948 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...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...
RACCOON RIVER...NORTH RACCOON RIVER...

  AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA...DALLAS...GREENE...POLK

.THESE FORECASTS FOR THE RACOON BASIN ARE HIGHLY DEPENDANT ON
PROJECTED RAINFALL AMOUNTS OVER THE NEXT 6 TO 12 HOURS. PLEASE STAY
TUNED FOR FUTURE FORECAST UPDATES TONIGHT AND TOMORROW.

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. IN THE
MENU ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE PAGE...CLICK ON THE RIVERS AND
LAKES LINK IN THE HYDROLOGY SECTION.

IAC153-110248-
948 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE DES MOINES RIVER AT DES MOINES SE 6TH ST...OR FROM BELOW THE
  CENTER STREET DAM...TO RUNNELLS.
* AT 9:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 15.3 FEET...OR 8.7 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER MAY RISE TO FLOOD STAGE LATE WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON. THE RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 26.1 FEET...OR 2.1 FEET
  ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...THURSDAY MORNING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD
  STAGE FRIDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 26.0 FEET...THE LEVEE GATE IS CLOSED AT SOUTHEAST 4TH
  STREET AND SHAW STREET.

&&

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

$$

IAC049-153-110248-
948 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE RACCOON RIVER AT VAN METER...OR FROM THE NORTH AND SOUTH
  RACCOON RIVERS...TO WALNUT WOODS STATE PARK.
* AT 9:00 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.6 FEET...OR 8.4 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER MAY RISE TO FLOOD STAGE MIDDAY WEDNESDAY. THE
  RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 19.0 FEET...OR 2.0 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 19.0 FEET...FLOODING OF SEVERAL COUNTY ROADS OCCURS.

&&

LAT...LON 4153 9397 4155 9396 4155 9375 4153 9374
      4151 9388 4153 9397

$$

IAC153-110248-
948 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE RACCOON RIVER AT DES MOINES IA 28...OR FROM WALNUT WOODS STATE
  PARK...TO WALNUT CREEK.
* AT 8:15 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 27.0 FEET...OR 9.0 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 36.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER MAY RISE TO FLOOD STAGE LATE WEDNESDAY
  EVENING. THE RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 36.8 FEET...OR 0.8 FEET ABOVE
  FLOOD STAGE...THURSDAY MORNING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  THURSDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 36.0 FEET...WATER AFFECTS BLUE HERON LAKE AT RACCOON
  RIVER PARK.

&&

LAT...LON 4156 9368 4153 9374 4155 9375 4157 9372
      4158 9367 4156 9368

$$

IAC153-110248-
948 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE RACCOON RIVER AT DES MOINES FLEUR DR...OR FROM WALNUT CREEK...
  TO THE DES MOINES RIVER.
* AT 8:45 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.8 FEET...OR 5.2 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER MAY RISE TO FLOOD STAGE WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE
  RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 12.5 FEET...OR 4.8 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 16.5 FEET...ABOVE THIS STAGE...WATER FLOWS THROUGH
  WATER WORKS PARK SOUTH OF THE WATER WORKS BUILDINGS...CUTTING OFF
  A LARGE MEANDER BEND IN THE RIVER AND DIVERTING INCREASING AMOUNTS
  OF STREAM FLOW AWAY FROM THE MAIN RIVER CHANNEL.

&&

LAT...LON 4157 9361 4156 9368 4158 9367 4159 9362
      4157 9361

$$

IAC049-073-110248-
948 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE NORTH RACCOON RIVER NEAR PERRY...OR FROM THE GREENE-DALLAS
  COUNTY LINE...TO ADEL.
* AT 9:15 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.6 FEET...OR 7.4 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER MAY RISE TO FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY MORNING. THE
  RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 15.2 FEET...OR 0.2 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* 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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