Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
639 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

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DAVIS IA-MAHASKA IA-MONROE IA-APPANOOSE IA-WAPELLO IA-
639 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM CDT MONDAY
FOR DAVIS...SOUTH CENTRAL MAHASKA...EASTERN MONROE...EASTERN
APPANOOSE AND WAPELLO COUNTIES...

AT 634 PM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS
EARLIER THIS AFTERNOON PRODUCED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA.
RADAR ESTIMATES SHOW OVER THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAS ALREADY
FALLEN....WITH MANUAL OBSERVATIONS SHOWING AT LEAST FOUR INCHES IN
ISOLATED SPOTS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
OTTUMWA...ALBIA...BLOOMFIELD...EDDYVILLE...OTTUMWA INDUSTRIAL
AIRPORT...ELDON...AGENCY...BEACON...BLAKESBURG...PULASKI...
DRAKESVILLE...KIRKVILLE...FLORIS...CHILLICOTHE...BLOOMFIELD MUNICIPAL
AIRPORT AND LAKE WAPELLO STATE PARK.

SOAP CREEK NEAR THE WAPELLO AND DAVIS COUNTY LINE EXPERIENCED SOME
OF THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL AND WILL LIKELY SEE FLASH FLOODING.

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.

&&

LAT...LON 4091 9267 4107 9284 4129 9269 4108 9237
      4091 9218 4060 9218 4059 9266

$$

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