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
753 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE TONIGHT...

.A STORM SYSTEM LIFTING NORTHWARD FROM THE SOUTHERN PLAINS INTO
OUR REGION TONIGHT WILL BRING THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAINFALL.
ALTHOUGH THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO FALL FROM SOUTH
CENTRAL INTO SOUTHEAST IOWA...HEAVY RAIN WHICH FELL THURSDAY
EVENING IN SOUTHWEST IOWA HAS MADE SOME LOCATIONS THERE MORE
SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING TONIGHT.

IAZ070>075-081>086-092>097-280900-
/O.NEW.KDMX.FF.A.0001.160528T0053Z-160528T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-
MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...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
753 PM CDT FRI MAY 27 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT SATURDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...
  SOUTHEAST IOWA AND SOUTHWEST IOWA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...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.

* UNTIL 7 AM CDT SATURDAY

* LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO FALL TONIGHT WITH THE BEST
  CHANCES SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 80. ALTHOUGH THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL
  IS EXPECTED TO FALL FROM SOUTH CENTRAL INTO SOUTHEAST
  IOWA...HEAVY RAIN WHICH FELL THURSDAY EVENING IN SOUTHWEST IOWA
  HAS MADE SOME LOCATIONS THERE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO FLASH FLOODING
  TONIGHT.

* FLASH FLOODING CAN BE ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS AT NIGHT BECAUSE IT
  CAN BE MORE DIFFICULT TO SEE FLOODED ROADS. EXERCISE CAUTION IF
  YOU PLAN TO TRAVEL TONIGHT.

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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