Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
332 AM CDT SUN JUL 17 2016

IAC033-063-081-109-147-189-195-171230-
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PALO ALTO IA-EMMET IA-HANCOCK IA-WINNEBAGO IA-KOSSUTH IA-WORTH IA-
CERRO GORDO IA-
332 AM CDT SUN JUL 17 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 730 AM CDT FOR
PALO ALTO...EMMET...HANCOCK...WINNEBAGO...KOSSUTH...WORTH AND CERRO
GORDO COUNTIES...

AT 328 AM CDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN HAD NEARLY EXITED THE WARNED AREA. RAINFALL ESTIMATES ARE
AS HIGH AS 3.5 TO 4 INCHES. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
SHORTLY IF IT IS NOT ALREADY UNDERWAY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
MASON CITY...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...EMMETSBURG...
GARNER...NORTHWOOD...LAKE MILLS...BRITT...NORA SPRINGS...MANLY...
EMMONS...INGHAM LAKE...CLEAR LAKE...SMITH POOL...EAGLE LAKE...FIVE
ISLAND LAKE...IOWA LAKE...HIGH LAKE AND RICE LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 4350 9303 4304 9302 4304 9491 4350 9492

$$

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