Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
800 PM CDT WED JUL 2 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...

  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.

IAC153-040100-
800 PM CDT WED JUL 2 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE RACCOON RIVER AT DES MOINES FLEUR DR...OR FROM WALNUT CREEK...
  TO THE DES MOINES RIVER.
* AT 6:45 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.6 FEET...OR 0.4 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 FRIDAY EVENING. THE
  RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 12.1 FEET...OR 0.1 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...GEORGE FLAGG PARKWAY IS CLOSED FROM PARK
  AVENUE TO SOUTHWEST 30TH STREET.

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

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