Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1037 AM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

...HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE TODAY AND AGAIN TONIGHT...

.HEAVY RAINFALL IS ONGOING OVER CENTRAL IOWA WITH RENEWED CHANCES
OVER NORTHEAST IOWA TONIGHT. THIS IS IN ADDITION TO HEAVY
RAINFALL OVER THE PAST FEW DAYS LEADING TO HIGH SOIL MOISTURE.
THEREFORE ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL COULD LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

IAZ034>037-046>049-059>061-072>074-192345-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CALHOUN-WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-
DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...
POMEROY...FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...
ACKLEY...JEFFERSON...BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...PERRY...
WAUKEE...ADEL...DES MOINES...NEWTON...WINTERSET...EARLHAM...
INDIANOLA...NORWALK...CARLISLE...PELLA...KNOXVILLE
1037 AM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS EXPANDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH TO INCLUDE PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA...SOUTH
  CENTRAL IOWA AND WEST CENTRAL IOWA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN CENTRAL IOWA...BOONE...DALLAS...HAMILTON...HARDIN...
   JASPER...MARSHALL...POLK...STORY AND WEBSTER. IN SOUTH
  CENTRAL IOWA...MADISON...MARION AND WARREN. IN WEST CENTRAL
  IOWA... CALHOUN AND GREENE.

* UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING

* THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ARE MOVING ACROSS CENTRAL
  IOWA THIS MORNING. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES MAY OCCUR
  WITH RAINFALL RATES OF 2 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR. THIS WOULD LEAD
  TO AREAS OF FLASH FLOODING AND SIGNIFICANT PONDING.

* FLOODING MAY IMPACT TRAVEL AS ROADS BECOME COVERED WITH
  WATER...AND RISES ON LOCAL CREEKS AND STREAMS COULD CAUSE LOW
  AREAS NEAR CREEKS AND STREAMS TO BECOME IMPASSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

IAZ006-007-016-017-192345-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WINNEBAGO-WORTH-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FOREST CITY...LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD...
MANLY...GARNER...BRITT...KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE
1037 AM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF NORTH CENTRAL IOWA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...CERRO GORDO...HANCOCK...WINNEBAGO AND WORTH.

* FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* HIGH SOIL MOISTURE FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL COMBINED WITH THE
  THREAT FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL TODAY AND TONIGHT COULD
  LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING ACROSS THE WATCH AREA.

* FLOODING MAY IMPACT TRAVEL AS ROADS BECOME COVERED WITH
  WATER...AND RISES ON LOCAL CREEKS AND STREAMS COULD CAUSE LOW
  AREAS NEAR CREEKS AND STREAMS TO BECOME IMPASSIBLE.

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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