Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
551 AM CDT THU JUN 25 2015

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WARREN IA-BOONE IA-MARION IA-DALLAS IA-MADISON IA-GUTHRIE IA-POLK IA-
551 AM CDT THU JUN 25 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 AM CDT
THURSDAY FOR WARREN...SOUTHERN BOONE...SOUTHWESTERN MARION...
DALLAS...NORTHEASTERN MADISON...SOUTHEASTERN GUTHRIE AND POLK
COUNTIES...

AT 546 AM CDT...FLASH FLOODING CONTINUES ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE
WARNED AREA. OF PARTICULAR CONCERN IS WALNUT CREEK ON THE WEST SIDE
OF THE DES MOINES METRO AREA...AS WELL AS FOURMILE CREEK ON THE EAST
SIDE OF THE DES MOINES METRO AREA. AT INTERSTATE 80/35 IN
CLIVE...WALNUT CREEK IS NEAR ITS CREST NOW OF AROUND 13.5 FT...OR
1.5 FT ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...AND IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN FALLING LATER
THIS MORNING.

AT 63RD STREET IN DES MOINES...MAJOR FLOODING ALONG WALNUT CREEK IS
OCCURRING. THE CREEK IS NEAR ITS CREST NOW AROUND 17.5 FT...OR 3.5
FT ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...AND IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN FALLING LATER THIS
MORNING.

AT EASTON BLVD ON THE EAST SIDE OF DES MOINES...FOURMILE CREEK IS IS
NEAR ITS CREST NOW AROUND ITS FLOOD STAGE OF 12.5 FT...AND IS
FORECAST TO BEGIN FALLING LATER THIS MORNING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
DES MOINES...WEST DES MOINES...ANKENY...URBANDALE...JOHNSTON...
CLIVE...INDIANOLA...ALTOONA...WAUKEE...NORWALK...PLEASANT HILL...
GRIMES...PERRY...KNOXVILLE...WINTERSET...ADEL...WINDSOR HEIGHTS...
CARLISLE...BONDURANT AND POLK CITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 4120 9287 4119 9327 4116 9329 4116 9382
      4148 9424 4150 9424 4150 9429 4159 9439
      4188 9416 4189 9373 4162 9335 4151 9333
      4151 9320

$$

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