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
356 AM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE TONIGHT...

.A LARGE STORM SYSTEM WILL IMPACT THE AREA WITH WIDESPREAD
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY EXPECTED THIS EVENING INTO THE LATE
NIGHT HOURS. ABUNDANT MOISTURE IS AVAILABLE...WITH INTENSE
RAIN RATES POSSIBLE. HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED ACROSS
A LARGE PORTION OF THE AREA...WHICH WILL ALLOW FOR POTENTIAL
FLASH FLOODING TONIGHT.

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>050-057>062-070>075-
081>086-092>097-091800-
/O.NEW.KDMX.FF.A.0016.140910T0000Z-140910T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-
POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-
CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD...MANLY...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...
KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE...POCAHONTAS...LAURENS...
ROLFE...FONDA...GILMORE CITY...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...CLARION...
BELMOND...HAMPTON...PARKERSBURG...CLARKSVILLE...SHELL ROCK...
GREENE...APLINGTON...ALLISON...DUMONT...WAVERLY...SAC CITY...
LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...
ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...
WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...
REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...
DENISON...CARROLL...JEFFERSON...BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...
TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART...GLADBROOK...AUDUBON...EXIRA...
GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...BAYARD...CASEY...PERRY...WAUKEE...
ADEL...DES MOINES...NEWTON...GRINNELL...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
356 AM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA...NORTH CENTRAL
  IOWA...NORTHEAST IOWA...NORTHWEST IOWA...SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...
  SOUTHEAST IOWA...SOUTHWEST IOWA AND WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL IOWA...BOONE...
  DALLAS...GRUNDY...HAMILTON...HARDIN...JASPER...MARSHALL...
  POLK...POWESHIEK...STORY...TAMA AND WEBSTER. IN NORTH CENTRAL
  IOWA...BUTLER...CERRO GORDO...FRANKLIN...HANCOCK...HUMBOLDT...
  KOSSUTH...WINNEBAGO...WORTH AND WRIGHT. IN NORTHEAST IOWA...
  BLACK HAWK AND BREMER. IN NORTHWEST IOWA...EMMET...PALO ALTO
  AND POCAHONTAS. 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...CALHOUN...CARROLL...
  CRAWFORD...GREENE...GUTHRIE AND SAC.

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES CAN BE EXPECTED
  ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA TONIGHT...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OF 3
  INCHES OR MORE POSSIBLE.

* FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE ACROSS THE REGION. SIGNIFICANT
  PONDING IN URBAN AREAS IS POSSIBLE. IN ADDITION...SMALL STREAMS
  MAY RISE ABOVE THEIR BANKS AND CAUSE FLOODING OF LOW LYING AREAS
  INCLUDING ROADWAYS. FLASH FLOODING AT NIGHT IS EXTREMELY
  DANGEROUS.

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.

&&

$$

MJB


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