Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
927 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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WARREN IA-MARION IA-MADISON IA-
927 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 130 AM CDT FOR
WARREN...MARION AND NORTHEASTERN MADISON COUNTIES...

AT 919 PM CDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AND LAW ENFORCEMENT HAVE
REPORTED SIGNIFICANT FLASH FLOODING IMPACTS ACROSS MADISON AND
MARION COUNTIES. OBSERVERS HAVE REPORTED 5.25 INCHES OF RAIN NEAR
HARTFORD WITH SIMILAR AMOUNTS LIKELY IN NORTHWESTERN MARION COUNTY.

THE MARION COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER REPORTED WATER INTO THE MAIN
FLOOR OF A RESIDENCE IN PLEASANTVILLE...AND SEVERAL FEET OF WATER
AFFECTING PORTIONS OF THE VETERANS ADMINISTRATION HOSPITAL IN
KNOXVILLE.  MADISON COUNTY DISPATCH REPORTED WIDESPREAD STREET
FLOODING IN WINTERSET...AS WELL AS INUNDATED SECONDARY
REPORTS...ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE EASTERN SECTIONS OF THE COUNTY.

WHILE THE HEAVIEST RAIN HAS ENDED OVER MADISON COUNTY...AND WILL
LIKELY END IN WARREN AND MARION COUNTY BY 1000 PM...SIGNIFICANT
FLASH FLOODING IMPACTS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST MIDNIGHT.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
DES MOINES...WEST DES MOINES...INDIANOLA...PELLA...NORWALK...
KNOXVILLE...WINTERSET...CARLISLE...MONROE...PLEASANTVILLE...KNOXVILLE
RACEWAY...AVENUE OF THE SAINTS EVENT CENTER...LAKE RED ROCK...MILO...
HARTFORD...ST. CHARLES...MARTENSDALE...CUMMING...HARVEY AND
PATTERSON.

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.

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

&&

LAT...LON 4125 9403 4136 9414 4151 9379 4151 9349
      4150 9344 4151 9341 4149 9342 4150 9340
      4149 9340 4149 9336 4150 9335 4148 9335
      4149 9333 4151 9333 4151 9288 4127 9288

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