Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1126 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

...FLASH FLOODING REMAINS POSSIBLE ACROSS NORTHERN IOWA TODAY...

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>048-222130-
/O.CON.KDMX.FF.A.0014.000000T0000Z-160923T0000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
BOONE-STORY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD...MANLY...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...
KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE...POCAHONTAS...LAURENS...
ROLFE...FONDA...GILMORE CITY...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...CLARION...
BELMOND...HAMPTON...PARKERSBURG...CLARKSVILLE...SHELL ROCK...
GREENE...APLINGTON...ALLISON...DUMONT...WAVERLY...SAC CITY...
LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...
ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...
WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...
REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...
DENISON...CARROLL...JEFFERSON...BOONE...AMES
1126 AM CDT THU SEP 22 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA...NORTH CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST
  IOWA...NORTHWEST IOWA AND WEST CENTRAL IOWA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL IOWA...BOONE...GRUNDY...
  HAMILTON...HARDIN...STORY AND WEBSTER. IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA...
   BUTLER...CERRO GORDO...FRANKLIN...HANCOCK...HUMBOLDT...
  KOSSUTH...WINNEBAGO...WORTH AND WRIGHT. IN NORTHEAST IOWA...
  BLACK HAWK AND BREMER. IN NORTHWEST IOWA...EMMET...PALO ALTO
  AND POCAHONTAS. IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...CALHOUN...CARROLL...
  CRAWFORD...GREENE AND SAC.

* UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING

* THE HEAVY RAINS HAVE SUBSIDED ACROSS MUCH OF THE WATCH AREA...
  HOWEVER FLOODING AND THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL RAPID RISES
  DUE TO RUNOFF STILL EXISTS OVER PORTIONS OF THE AREA. CERRO
  GORDO...BUTLER AND BREMER COUNTIES WOULD BE ESPECIALLY
  SUSCEPTIBLE. OTHER AREAS MAY ALSO SEE ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINS
  LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH SOME AREAS OF THE WATCH LIKELY
  NEEDING TO BE EXTENDED BEYOND 7PM LATER THIS AFTERNOON.

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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