Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1003 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 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...

  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.

IAC153-020303-
1003 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 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 SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 16.2 FEET...OR 7.8 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 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
  THE RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 24.3 FEET...OR 0.3 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...EARLY THURSDAY MORNING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT  24.0 FEET...THE BIKE TRAIL IS CLOSED EAST OF WATER
  STREET.

&&

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

$$

IAC153-020303-
1003 PM CDT SUN AUG 31 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 SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.3 FEET...OR 4.7 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 EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.
  THE RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 13.9 FEET...OR 1.9 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT  13.5 FEET...WATER AFFECTS THE LOW AREAS OF WATER WORKS
  PARK.

&&

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

$$



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