Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
400 AM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL STILL POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS MORNING...

.SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS REMAIN POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS MORNING AS A
SYSTEM LIFTS NORTHEAST OUT OF NEBRASKA. THOUGH THE THREAT FOR
WIDESPREAD HEAVY RAINFALL HAS DIMINISHED THROUGH THIS
MORNING...THE POTENTIAL FOR LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL STILL EXISTS.

IAZ044-045-057-070-271500-
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CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-CASS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DENISON...CARROLL...AUDUBON...EXIRA...
ATLANTIC
400 AM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST IOWA AND WEST CENTRAL IOWA...INCLUDING
  THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...CASS. IN WEST
  CENTRAL IOWA...AUDUBON...CARROLL AND CRAWFORD.

* UNTIL 10 AM CDT THIS MORNING

* LOCALIZED AREAS OF RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES REMAINS
  POSSIBLE THROUGH MID MORNING. THIS COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING
  AS THE RAINFALL WILL FALL OVER AN AREA THAT RECENTLY RECEIVED
  HEAVY RAINFALL RESULTING IN NEARLY SATURATED GROUND CONDITIONS.

* FLASH FLOODING IS PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS AT NIGHT. THE DEPTH
  OF WATER OVER ROADS CAN BE VERY DECEPTIVE. DO NOT DRIVE
  THROUGH WATER COVERING THE ROADWAY.

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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