Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Flood Watch
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
716 PM CDT Tue Apr 18 2017

...Flash Flooding and River Flooding Possible across Portions of
Central and Southern Iowa Tonight through Wednesday Night...

.Recent rains over this past weekend brought heavy rainfall to
parts of southern Iowa with some areas receiving between 1 to
2 inches with a few isolated places approaching 2.5 inches.
Additional heavy rainfall is possible from tonight through
Wednesday night. Flash flooding and river flooding may result
from this rainfall.

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Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Polk-Jasper-Poweshiek-Cass-Adair-Madison-
Warren-Marion-Mahaska-Adams-Union-Clarke-Lucas-Monroe-Wapello-
Taylor-Ringgold-Decatur-Wayne-Appanoose-Davis-
Including the cities of Audubon, Exira, Guthrie Center, Panora,
Bayard, Casey, Perry, Waukee, Adel, Des Moines, Newton, Grinnell,
Atlantic, Greenfield, Stuart, Adair, Fontanelle, Winterset,
Earlham, Indianola, Norwalk, Carlisle, Pella, Knoxville,
Oskaloosa, Corning, Creston, Osceola, Chariton, Albia, Ottumwa,
Bedford, Lenox, New Market, Mount Ayr, Lamoni, Leon, Corydon,
Seymour, Allerton, Humeston, Centerville, and Bloomfield
716 PM CDT Tue Apr 18 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY
THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of central Iowa, south central Iowa, southeast Iowa,
  southwest Iowa, and west central Iowa, including the following
  areas, in central Iowa, Dallas, Jasper, Polk, and Poweshiek.
  In south central Iowa, Appanoose, Clarke, Decatur, Lucas,
  Madison, Mahaska, Marion, Monroe, Ringgold, Union, Warren, and
  Wayne. In southeast Iowa, Davis and Wapello. In southwest
  Iowa, Adair, Adams, Cass, and Taylor. In west central Iowa,
  Audubon and Guthrie.

* From 1 AM CDT Wednesday through late Wednesday night

* Thunderstorms with locally heavy rain are expected tonight,
  with the best chances along and south of Interstate 80.
  Additional thunderstorms with locally heavy rain are expected
  through Wednesday night.

* While flash flooding will be the concern from later tonight
  through Wednesday evening, area rivers may also swell and
  leave their banks starting as early as later Wednesday into
  late this week.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

&&

$$

Kotenberg



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