Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
941 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...

  AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA...DAVIS...MAHASKA...
  WAPELLO

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.

IAC123-179-110241-
941 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE DES MOINES RIVER NEAR EDDYVILLE...OR FROM CEDAR CREEK NEAR
  TRACY...TO MIDDLE AVERY CREEK NEAR CHILLICOTHE.
* AT 9:15 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 56.4 FEET...OR 4.6 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 61.0 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 62.2 FEET...OR 1.2 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  THURSDAY MORNING.

&&

LAT...LON 4108 9258 4124 9287 4133 9287 4124 9269
      4111 9251 4108 9258

$$

IAC051-179-110241-
941 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE DES MOINES RIVER AT OTTUMWA...OR FROM MIDDLE AVERY CREEK NEAR
  CHILLICOTHE...TO ELDON.
* AT  9:20 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.1 FEET...OR 2.9 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 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 15.1 FEET...OR 4.1 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  THURSDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...FLOODING OCCURS IN RURAL AREAS BOTH
  UPSTREAM AND DOWNSTREAM OF OTTUMWA.

&&

LAT...LON 4087 9221 4108 9257 4111 9251 4092 9220
      4087 9221

$$



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