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
351 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS WITH A POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN WILL
EXIST ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA TONIGHT...

.A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE STATE THROUGH THIS
EVENING. PERIODS OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL REDEVELOP ACROSS THE STATE
THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE ACROSS THE SOUTH AND EAST TONIGHT.
THE COMBINATION OF MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL FROM RECENT STORMS
PLUS THE STORMS EXPECTED TODAY AND TONIGHT WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
MORE HEAVY RAIN HAS PROMPTED THE NEED FOR A FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR
FAR SOUTHERN IOWA.

IAZ074-075-081>086-092>097-241700-
/O.NEW.KDMX.FF.A.0010.160825T0000Z-160825T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-
RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PELLA...KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA...
CORNING...CRESTON...OSCEOLA...CHARITON...ALBIA...OTTUMWA...
BEDFORD...LENOX...NEW MARKET...MOUNT AYR...LAMONI...LEON...
CORYDON...SEYMOUR...ALLERTON...HUMESTON...CENTERVILLE...
BLOOMFIELD
351 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY
MORNING...

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...MAHASKA...MARION...MONROE...RINGGOLD...UNION AND
  WAYNE. IN SOUTHEAST IOWA...DAVIS AND WAPELLO. IN SOUTHWEST
  IOWA...ADAMS AND TAYLOR.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

* THE COMBINATION OF RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL AND THE EXPECTATION OF
  ADDITIONAL STORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING.

* WATER MAY COVER ROADS AND RAPID RISES ON LOCAL STREAMS ARE
  POSSIBLE 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.

&&

FAB

$$



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