Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
925 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL CONTINUES THROUGH THIS MORNING...

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-034>039-046>050-231800-
/O.CON.KDMX.FF.A.0014.000000T0000Z-160923T1800Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-CALHOUN-WEBSTER-
HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-GREENE-BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-
TAMA-
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...ROCKWELL CITY...
MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...WEBSTER CITY...
IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...
CONRAD...DIKE...WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...JEFFERSON...
BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...TAMA...TOLEDO...TRAER...DYSART...
GLADBROOK
925 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS
AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA...NORTH CENTRAL IOWA...NORTHEAST
  IOWA...NORTHWEST IOWA AND WEST CENTRAL IOWA...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN CENTRAL IOWA...BOONE...GRUNDY...
  HAMILTON...HARDIN...MARSHALL...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 WEST CENTRAL IOWA...
  CALHOUN AND GREENE.

* UNTIL 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON

* THE POTENTIAL FOR ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN PERSIST THIS MORNING
  WITH RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR IN ANY STORMS.
  GIVEN THE RECENT RAINFALL ACROSS PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA... THE
  THREAT FOR FLASH FLOODING REMAINS HIGH THROUGH THE MORNING BUT
  WILL BEGIN TO DIMINISH LATER TODAY AS THE FOCUS FOR STORM
  DEVELOPMENT SHIFTS NORTHWARD.

* AREAS THAT HAVE ALREADY SEEN VERY HEAVY RAINS MAY SEE FLOODING
  EXACERBATED BY ADDITIONAL RAINFALL. IN ADDITION...HIGHER FLOOD
  CRESTS MAY OCCUR ON AREA RIVERS WITH ANY HEAVY RAINS.

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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FAB



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