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
355 PM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...HEAVY RAINFALL POTENTIAL LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING...

.THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AND MOVE ACROSS THE AREA
LATE TONIGHT...WITH HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE. MUCH OF THE AREA
RECEIVED 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN OR MORE PREVIOUSLY...ALLOWING FOR
SOME SATURATION OF THE GROUND. THESE CONDITIONS ALONG WITH THE
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL WILL LEAD TO THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH
FLOODING ACROSS THE AREA LATE TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

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CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-CASS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...DENISON...CARROLL...AUDUBON...EXIRA...
ATLANTIC
355 PM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH
WEDNESDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST IOWA AND WEST
  CENTRAL IOWA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHWEST
  IOWA...CASS. IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA...AUDUBON...CARROLL AND
  CRAWFORD.

* FROM 1 AM CDT WEDNESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING

* RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES WITH LOCALIZED AREAS OF UP TO 3 INCHES
  IS EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT. THIS COULD LEAD TO THE POTENTIAL FOR
  FLASH FLOODING AS THE RAINFALL WILL FALL OVER AN AREA THAT
  RECENTLY RECEIVED HEAVY RAINFALL RESULTING IN NEARLY SATURATED
  GROUND CONDITIONS.

* FLASH FLOODING IS PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS AT NIGHT. THE DEPTH
  OF WATER OVER ROADS CAN BE VERY DECEPTIVE. DO NOT DRIVE
  THROUGH WATER COVERING THE ROADWAY.

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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