Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
752 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

IAC029-270500-
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CASS IA-
752 PM CDT THU MAY 26 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT FOR
CASS COUNTY...

AT 735 PM CDT...SEVERAL STREETS WERE REPORTED CLOSED IN THE CITY OF
ATLANTIC DUE TO FLASH FLOODING...INCLUDING PORTIONS OF U.S. HIGHWAY
6 WHICH HAD OVER SIX INCHES OF FLOWING WATER. TOTAL RAINFALL ACROSS
THE WARNED AREA IS ESTIMATED AS HIGH AS 2.5 TO 3 OR MORE
INCHES...WITH THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS FALLING FROM THE ATLANTIC TO
ANITA AREAS.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
ATLANTIC...GRISWOLD...ANITA...LEWIS...MASSENA...CUMBERLAND...MARNE...
WIOTA...COLD SPRINGS STATE PARK...ANITA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...
LAKE ANITA STATE PARK...GRISWOLD PARK AND ATLANTIC MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 OR MORE INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE
WARNED AREA.

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 4147 9515 4151 9484 4150 9470 4125 9470
      4118 9516

$$

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