Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1053 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES TONIGHT...

.AREAS WHICH RECEIVED SEVERAL INCHES OF RAIN OVER THE PAST FEW
DAYS WILL SEE ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL TONIGHT. HEAVY RAINS
ACROSS THESE AREAS MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

IAZ049-050-290500-
/O.CAN.KDMX.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-150729T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MARSHALL-TAMA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...
DYSART...GLADBROOK
1053 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS CANCELLED...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF CENTRAL IOWA HAS BEEN
CANCELLED. HEAVY RAINS DID NOT IMPACT THESE AREAS THIS
EVENING...AND ARE NOT EXPECTED TONIGHT.

$$

IAZ060>062-072>075-082>086-092>097-291200-
/O.CON.KDMX.FF.A.0005.000000T0000Z-150729T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
POLK-JASPER-POWESHIEK-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-UNION-CLARKE-
LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-
DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DES MOINES...NEWTON...GRINNELL...
WINTERSET...EARLHAM...INDIANOLA...NORWALK...CARLISLE...PELLA...
KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA...CRESTON...OSCEOLA...CHARITON...ALBIA...
OTTUMWA...BEDFORD...LENOX...NEW MARKET...MOUNT AYR...LAMONI...
LEON...CORYDON...SEYMOUR...ALLERTON...HUMESTON...CENTERVILLE...
BLOOMFIELD
1053 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA...SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...SOUTHEAST IOWA
  AND SOUTHWEST IOWA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
  CENTRAL IOWA...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...TAYLOR.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY

* THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN CONTINUE TO IMPACT SOUTHERN IOWA
  WITH WIDESPREAD REPORTS OF WATER OVER ROADS AND STANDING WATER
  ACROSS MADISON...WARREN AND MARION COUNTIES. SEVERAL BUILDINGS
  HAVE BEEN INUNDATED BY WATER IN MARION COUNTY AS WELL. SIMILAR
  CONDITIONS MAY ALSO BE OCCURRING IN WESTERN PORTIONS OF ADAMS
  AND TAYLOR COUNTY WHERE DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES SHOW WIDESPREAD
  FOUR TO FIVE INCH AMOUNTS.

* AREA SOILS ARE ALREADY SATURATED FROM PREVIOUS HEAVY RAINFALL.
  ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING WITH
  RAPID RISES IN SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS.

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.

&&

$$

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