Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
130 PM CDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR ALL OR PORTIONS OF THE
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN IOWA...THOMPSON RIVER...SOUTH FORK CHARITON
RIVER...

  AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA...APPANOOSE...DECATUR...
  WAYNE

RIVER FORECASTS INCLUDE OBSERVED PRECIPITATION...AS WELL AS EXPECTED
PRECIPITATION OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU ENCOUNTER A FLOODED AREA...TURN AROUND AND FIND AN ALTERNATE
ROUTE. TURN AROUND...DO NOT DROWN.

MORE INFORMATION...INCLUDING IMPACT STATEMENTS AND CREST HISTORIES
IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT...  WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES. IN THE
MENU ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE PAGE...CLICK ON THE RIVERS AND
LAKES LINK IN THE HYDROLOGY SECTION.

&&

IAC053-171830-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0037.140817T0547Z-140818T0712Z/
/DVSI4.1.ER.140817T0547Z.140817T0600Z.140817T0712Z.NO/
130 PM CDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY SUNDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE THOMPSON RIVER AT DAVIS CITY...OR FROM THE CITY OF GRAND
  RIVER...TO THE IOWA-MISSOURI BORDER.
* UNTIL EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.
* AT  1:00 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.5 FEET...OR 4.5 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE TO FLOOD STAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. CONTINUE
  RISING TO 12.1 FEET...OR 0.1 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT  12.0 FEET...WIDESPREAD FLOODING OCCURS AT THE DAVIS
  CITY PARK INCLUDING THE CAMPGROUNDS. HIGHWAY R15 FLOODS JUST NORTH
  OF THE TOWN OF GRAND RIVER IN NORTHWEST DECATUR COUNTY.

&&

LAT...LON 4058 9384 4082 9400 4085 9387 4058 9373
      4058 9384

$$

IAC007-185-171830-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-140818T0610Z/
/PRMI4.1.ER.140817T0550Z.140817T0600Z.140817T0610Z.NO/
130 PM CDT SAT AUG 16 2014

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE SOUTH FORK CHARITON RIVER NEAR PROMISE CITY...OR FROM JACKSON
  CREEK NEAR CORYDON...TO RATHBUN RESERVOIR.
* UNTIL AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.
* AT 12:45 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.8 FEET...OR 6.2 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE TO FLOOD STAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. CONTINUE
  RISING TO 25.1 FEET...OR 0.1 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...AFTER
  MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.
* IMPACT...AT  24.0 FEET...WATER THREATENS THE SOUTH APPROACH TO THE
  200TH STREET BRIDGE AND NEARS THE UNDERSIDE OF THE BRIDGE ITSELF.

&&

LAT...LON 4081 9328 4087 9302 4085 9298 4076 9310
      4078 9328 4081 9328

$$




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