Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
608 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

...FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL CONTINUES OVER CENTRAL TO SOUTHERN
IOWA...

IAZ044>047-057>061-070>075-081>086-092>097-181400-
/O.CON.KDMX.FF.A.0006.000000T0000Z-160718T1400Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-BOONE-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-
CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-
MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DENISON...CARROLL...JEFFERSON...BOONE...
AUDUBON...EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...BAYARD...CASEY...
PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL...DES MOINES...NEWTON...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...
BLOOMFIELD
608 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS
MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA AND SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL IOWA...BOONE...DALLAS...JASPER AND
  POLK. 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...CARROLL...CRAWFORD...
  GREENE AND GUTHRIE.

* UNTIL 9 AM CDT THIS MORNING

* THUNDERSTORMS WILL PERSIST ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND
  SOUTHERN IOWA THIS MORNING.RAINFALL RATES OF 2 TO 3 INCHES PER
  HOUR REMAIN POSSIBLE WITH LOCALIZED RAINFALL TOTALS OF 3 TO 6
  INCHES POSSIBLE BY MID MORNING. THE HIGH RAINFALL RATES...
  COMBINED WITH POSSIBLE TRAINING MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

* FLASH FLOODING AT NIGHT IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. IF YOU SEE
  WATER OVER A ROAD...PLEASE TURN AROUND DO NOT DROWN.

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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