Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
749 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

IAC039-053-117-123-125-181-185-100545-
/O.CON.KDMX.FF.W.0058.000000T0000Z-140910T0545Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WARREN IA-MARION IA-WAYNE IA-MAHASKA IA-LUCAS IA-CLARKE IA-
DECATUR IA-
749 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1245 AM CDT FOR
WARREN...MARION...NORTHERN WAYNE...MAHASKA...LUCAS...EASTERN CLARKE
AND NORTHEASTERN DECATUR COUNTIES...

AT 747 PM CDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED THAT THUNDERSTORMS
HAVE PRODUCED ANYWHERE FROM TWO TO FIVE INCHES OF RAIN ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA...WITH HEAVY RANI STILL FALLING IN SOME LOCATIONS. FLASH
FLOODING IS ALREADY OCCURRING AND WILL CONTINUE.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
DES MOINES...WEST DES MOINES...INDIANOLA...OSKALOOSA...PELLA...
NORWALK...KNOXVILLE...CHARITON...LEON...CORYDON...CARLISLE...
MONROE...PLEASANTVILLE...NEW SHARON...MELCHER-DALLAS...EDDYVILLE...
KNOXVILLE RACEWAY...LAKE RED ROCK...AVENUE OF THE SAINTS EVENT CENTER
AND RATHBUN LAKE.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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

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

&&

LAT...LON 4075 9391 4102 9371 4114 9380 4151 9378
      4151 9342 4149 9340 4150 9335 4148 9334
      4151 9333 4151 9241 4116 9241 4116 9310
      4076 9310

$$

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