Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
944 AM CDT WED SEP 10 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...NORTH
RIVER...CHARITON RIVER...

  AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA...LUCAS...MADISON...
  POLK...WARREN...WAYNE

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.

IAC153-111444-
944 AM CDT WED SEP 10 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 WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.6 FEET...OR 3.4 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 AFTER MIDNIGHT
  TONIGHT.
* 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

$$

IAC121-181-111444-
944 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE NORTH RIVER NEAR NORWALK...OR FROM THE MADISON-WARREN COUNTY
  LINE...TO THE DES MOINES RIVER.
* AT  9:15 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.7 FEET...OR 1.3 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 LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
  THE RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 22.6 FEET...OR 0.6 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...THURSDAY MORNING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY
  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

$$

IAC117-185-111444-
944 AM CDT WED SEP 10 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE CHARITON RIVER NEAR CHARITON...OR FROM WOLF CREEK...TO RATHBUN
  RESERVOIR.
* AT  8:45 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.1 FEET...OR 1.4 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 19.5 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER MAY RISE TO FLOOD STAGE THIS EVENING. THE
  RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 19.6 FEET...OR 0.1 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...THIS EVENING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE THIS
  EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT  18.0 FEET...ABOUT 18000 ACRES FLOOD.

&&

LAT...LON 4096 9331 4100 9325 4093 9310 4090 9310
      4090 9321 4096 9331

$$




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