Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1039 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>097-092345-
/O.CON.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
1039 AM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES 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 7 PM CDT 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.

&&

$$

FAB


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