Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
901 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

...The Flood Warning has been extended for all or portions of the
following rivers in Iowa...Raccoon River...Middle River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Madison...Polk...Warren

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. Click on
the Rivers and Lakes link.

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IAC153-310201-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0035.000000T0000Z-150731T0600Z/
/DEMI4.1.ER.150729T1415Z.150729T2215Z.150730T0600Z.NO/
901 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

...Flood Warning now in effect until after midnight tonight...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Raccoon River at Des Moines Fleur Dr...or From Walnut Creek...
  to the Des Moines River.
* Until after midnight tonight.
* At  7:45 PM Wednesday the stage was 12.5 feet...or 0.5 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...go below Flood Stage after midnight tonight.
* Impact...At  12.0 feet...George Flagg Parkway is closed from Park
  Avenue to Southwest 30th Street.

&&

LAT...LON 4157 9361 4156 9368 4158 9367 4159 9362
      4157 9361

$$

IAC121-181-310201-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0034.000000T0000Z-150731T0912Z/
/IDNI4.1.ER.150729T0356Z.150729T1915Z.150730T0912Z.NR/
901 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

...Flood Warning now in effect until early Thursday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Middle River near Indianola...or From Clanton Creek near Spring
  Hill...to the Des Moines River.
* Until early Thursday morning.
* At  8:15 PM Wednesday the stage was 24.5 feet...or 1.5 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 23.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...go below Flood Stage early Thursday morning.
* Impact...At  24.0 feet...Water reaches the south shoulder of
  Highway G24. Numerous county gravel roads are overtopped.

&&

LAT...LON 4139 9376 4151 9347 4149 9338 4141 9354
      4135 9373 4139 9376

$$




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