Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
732 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

...HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN TONIGHT...

.RENEWED CHANCES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE OVER NORTHEAST IOWA LATER
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.

IAZ006-007-016-017-201400-
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WINNEBAGO-WORTH-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FOREST CITY...LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD...
MANLY...GARNER...BRITT...KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE
732 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT 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.

* THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* HIGH SOIL MOISTURE FROM RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL COMBINED WITH
  THE THREAT FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL 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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