Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WGUS73 KDMX 231549
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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1049 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

IAC117-181-185-231557-
/O.CAN.KDMX.FF.W.0051.000000T0000Z-140823T1715Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WARREN IA-WAYNE IA-LUCAS IA-
1049 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN WARREN...NORTHERN WAYNE
AND LUCAS COUNTIES IS CANCELLED...

THE HEAVY RAIN HAS ENDED...AND FLOODING IS NO LONGER EXPECTED TO POSE
A THREAT. PLEASE CONTINUE TO HEED ALL ROAD CLOSURES.

LAT...LON 4073 9310 4116 9310 4114 9355 4090 9356
      4090 9374 4100 9401 4115 9356 4116 9333
      4125 9333 4130 9322 4120 9287 4116 9287
      4116 9273 4105 9235 4071 9235

$$

IAC007-039-051-125-135-179-231715-
/O.CON.KDMX.FF.W.0051.000000T0000Z-140823T1715Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
DAVIS IA-MARION IA-MONROE IA-CLARKE IA-APPANOOSE IA-WAPELLO IA-
1049 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1215 PM CDT
SATURDAY FOR NORTHWESTERN DAVIS...SOUTHERN MARION...MONROE...
CLARKE...NORTHERN APPANOOSE AND SOUTHWESTERN WAPELLO COUNTIES...

AT 1047 AM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING IN
OSCEOLA AND MUCH OF CLARKE COUNTY. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS OCCURRING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
OTTUMWA...CENTERVILLE...OSCEOLA...ALBIA...BLOOMFIELD...
MELCHER-DALLAS...RATHBUN LAKE...LAKESIDE CASINO...LAKE SUNDOWN...
MORAVIA...LOVILIA...MYSTIC...BUSSEY...BLAKESBURG...WOODBURN...
DRAKESVILLE...HAMILTON...MELROSE...UNIONVILLE AND CHILLICOTHE.

RAIN HAS MOVED OUT OF THE AREA AND NO ADDITIONAL RAINFALL IS
EXPECTED THROUGH THE NEXT FEW HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4073 9310 4116 9310 4114 9355 4090 9356
      4090 9374 4100 9401 4115 9356 4116 9333
      4125 9333 4130 9322 4120 9287 4116 9287
      4116 9273 4105 9235 4071 9235

$$

MS AUG 14


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