Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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

IAC003-039-053-159-175-100515-
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RINGGOLD IA-CLARKE IA-UNION IA-DECATUR IA-ADAMS IA-
720 PM CDT TUE SEP 9 2014

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1215 AM CDT FOR
NORTHERN RINGGOLD...WESTERN CLARKE...UNION...NORTHWESTERN DECATUR AND
SOUTHEASTERN ADAMS COUNTIES...

AT 718 PM CDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS MUCH OF THE WARNED AREA. SOME LOCATIONS
HAVE MEASURED 3 TO 5 INCHES SO FAR AND RAIN IS STILL FALLING. FLASH
FLOODING IS LIKELY ALREADY OCCURRING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
CRESTON...OSCEOLA...LENOX...GREEN VALLEY LAKE...LAKESIDE CASINO...SUN
VALLEY LAKE...AFTON...MURRAY...LORIMOR...DIAGONAL...PRESCOTT...GRAND
RIVER...TINGLEY...CROMWELL...ARISPE...SHANNON CITY...KENT...THAYER...
ELLSTON AND BEACONSFIELD.

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF AROUND AN INCH 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 4079 9436 4090 9447 4090 9478 4104 9462
      4116 9419 4116 9379 4102 9370 4075 9389

$$

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