Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1030 AM 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...RACCOON RIVER...NORTH
RACCOON RIVER...NORTH RIVER...MIDDLE RIVER...CEDAR CREEK...

  AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA...DALLAS...GREENE...
  MADISON...MAHASKA...MARION...POLK...WARREN

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.

IAC049-153-101530-
1030 AM 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  1:00 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.0 FEET...OR 10.0 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 WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE
  RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 18.2 FEET...OR 1.2 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE
  WEDNESDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT  17.0 FEET...SECONDARY BRIDGES ARE THREATENED ALONG US
  6 EAST OF ADEL.

&&

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

$$

IAC153-101530-
1030 AM 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 12:15 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 26.5 FEET...OR 9.5 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 THURSDAY MORNING. THE
  RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 36.2 FEET...OR 0.2 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...THURSDAY MORNING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  THURSDAY MORNING.
* 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

$$

IAC153-101530-
1030 AM 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 12:45 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.5 FEET...OR 6.5 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* 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

$$

IAC049-073-101530-
1030 AM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE NORTH RACCOON RIVER NEAR PERRY...OR FROM THE GREENE-DALLAS
  COUNTY LINE...TO ADEL.
* AT 10:15 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.7 FEET...OR 7.3 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 EARLY THURSDAY
  MORNING. THE RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 16.7 FEET...OR 1.7 FEET ABOVE
  FLOOD STAGE...FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  LATE SATURDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT  16.5 FEET...125TH TRAIL NORTH OF DAWSON AND WEST OF
  HIGHWAY P46 IS AFFECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 4159 9403 4186 9423 4186 9410 4161 9394
      4159 9403

$$

IAC121-181-101530-
1030 AM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE NORTH RIVER NEAR NORWALK...OR FROM THE MADISON-WARREN COUNTY
  LINE...TO THE DES MOINES RIVER.
* AT  1:15 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.8 FEET...OR 13.2 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER MAY RISE TO FLOOD STAGE WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE
  RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 22.8 FEET...OR 0.8 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...THURSDAY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT  22.0 FEET...SEVERAL RURAL GRAVEL ROADS ARE THREATENED.

&&

LAT...LON 4143 9379 4151 9361 4153 9346 4151 9344
      4138 9379 4143 9379

$$

IAC121-181-101530-
1030 AM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE MIDDLE RIVER NEAR INDIANOLA...OR FROM CLANTON CREEK NEAR SPRING
  HILL...TO THE DES MOINES RIVER.
* AT  1:15 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.0 FEET...OR 14.0 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 23.0 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 25.8 FEET...OR 2.8 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...WEDNESDAY EVENING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  THURSDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT  25.0 FEET...PARTS OF HIGHWAY G24 ARE OVERTOPPED.

&&

LAT...LON 4139 9376 4151 9347 4149 9338 4141 9354
      4135 9373 4139 9376

$$

IAC123-125-101530-
1030 AM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE CEDAR CREEK NEAR BUSSEY...OR FROM THE NORTH CEDAR CREEK...TO
  THE DES MOINES RIVER.
* AT 12:15 AM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.7 FEET...OR 19.3 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 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 25.1 FEET...OR 0.1 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT  25.0 FEET...FLOODING APPROACHES IOWA 156 ALONG LOW
  AREAS. RURAL GRAVEL ROADS ARE AFFECTED NEAR THE CREEK.

&&

LAT...LON 4122 9295 4127 9291 4129 9285 4125 9281
      4119 9289 4122 9295

$$




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