Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
416 PM CDT TUE OCT 14 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...MAHASKA...
  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.

&&

IAC123-179-152116-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0053.000000T0000Z-141016T0600Z/
/EDYI4.1.ER.141014T1000Z.141014T1830Z.141015T0600Z.NO/
416 PM CDT TUE OCT 14 2014

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

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE DES MOINES RIVER NEAR EDDYVILLE...OR FROM CEDAR CREEK NEAR
  TRACY...TO MIDDLE AVERY CREEK NEAR CHILLICOTHE.
* UNTIL AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT.
* AT 3:15 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 62.2 FEET...OR 1.2 FEET ABOVE
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 61.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.
* FORECAST...BEGIN FALLING AND GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT
  TONIGHT.


&&

LAT...LON 4108 9258 4124 9287 4133 9287 4124 9269
      4111 9251 4108 9258

$$

IAC051-179-152116-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0052.000000T0000Z-141016T1334Z/
/OTMI4.1.ER.141014T0610Z.141015T0600Z.141015T1334Z.NO/
416 PM CDT TUE OCT 14 2014

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

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE DES MOINES RIVER AT OTTUMWA...OR FROM MIDDLE AVERY CREEK NEAR
  CHILLICOTHE...TO ELDON.
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* AT 3:50 PM TUESDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.1 FEET...OR 1.1 FEET ABOVE
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.
* FORECAST...RISE TO 12.4 FEET...OR 1.4 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...
  AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. THEN BEGIN TO FALL AND GO BELOW FLOOD
  STAGE WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...WATER AFFECTS ELDON.

&&

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

$$



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