Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4
000
WGUS83 KDMX 061513
FLSDMX

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1013 AM CDT SUN JUL 6 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...POLK

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.

&&

IAC153-071513-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0023.000000T0000Z-140707T2100Z/
/DESI4.1.ER.140701T0530Z.140701T2245Z.140706T2100Z.NO/
1013 AM CDT SUN JUL 6 2014

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL LATE THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE DES MOINES RIVER AT DES MOINES SE 6TH ST...OR FROM BELOW THE
  CENTER STREET DAM...TO RUNNELLS.
* UNTIL LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
* AT  9:00 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 24.5 FEET...OR 0.5 FEET ABOVE
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.
* FORECAST...GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT  24.5 FEET...DEANS LAKE IS CLOSED.

&&

LAT...LON 4159 9356 4152 9333 4145 9333 4154 9356
      4159 9366 4159 9356

$$




USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.