Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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251 AM CDT MON SEP 7 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...Raccoon River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Polk

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.

251 AM CDT MON SEP 7 2015

Outlook information for
  The Raccoon River at Des Moines Fleur Dr...or From Walnut Creek...
  to the Des Moines River.
* At 12:45 AM Monday the stage was 4.9 feet...or 7.1 feet below
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 12.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is possible.
* Forecast...the river may rise to Flood Stage midday Tuesday. The
  river may then rise to 13.5 feet...or 1.5 feet above Flood
  Stage...early Wednesday morning. The river may go below Flood
  Stage Thursday afternoon.
* Impact...At  13.5 feet...Water affects the low areas of Water Works


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


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