Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
955 AM CDT MON SEP 1 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...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. IN THE
MENU ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE PAGE...CLICK ON THE RIVERS AND
LAKES LINK IN THE HYDROLOGY SECTION.

IAC153-021455-
955 AM CDT MON SEP 1 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 AM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 19.0 FEET...OR 5.0 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER MAY RISE TO FLOOD STAGE LATE TUESDAY
  AFTERNOON. THE RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 24.3 FEET...OR 0.3 FEET
  ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...TUESDAY EVENING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD
  STAGE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT  24.0 FEET...THE BIKE TRAIL IS CLOSED EAST OF WATER
  STREET.

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

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