Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
456 AM CDT WED OCT 15 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR ALL OR PORTIONS OF THE
FOLLOWING RIVERS IN IOWA...DES MOINES RIVER...

  AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA...DAVIS...WAPELLO

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.

&&

IAC051-179-160956-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0052.000000T0000Z-141016T1031Z/
/OTMI4.1.ER.141014T0610Z.141014T2340Z.141015T1031Z.NO/
456 AM CDT WED OCT 15 2014

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL THIS MORNING...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE DES MOINES RIVER AT OTTUMWA...OR FROM MIDDLE AVERY CREEK NEAR
  CHILLICOTHE...TO ELDON.
* UNTIL THIS MORNING.
* AT  4:50 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.1 FEET...OR 0.1 FEET ABOVE
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.
* FORECAST...GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE THIS MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT  11.0 FEET...THE NORTHEAST SIDE OF RABBIT RUN IS
  AFFECTED. BEAR CREEK WILL REACH BANKFULL.

&&

LAT...LON 4087 9221 4108 9257 4111 9251 4092 9220
      4087 9221

$$



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