Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
929 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

IAC023-261330-
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BUTLER IA-
929 PM CDT THU AUG 25 2016

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 AM CDT FRIDAY FOR
NORTHEASTERN BUTLER COUNTY...

AT 924 PM CDT...FLOODING CONTINUED IN LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE
SHELL ROCK RIVER IN THE GREENE AND CLARKSVILLE AREAS.  THE HIGHEST
IMPACTS HAVE BEEN IN THE TOWN OF GREENE WHERE FLOODING HAS BEEN
OCCURRING IN THE CITY PARK ALONG WITH A FEW STREETS CLOSED DUE TO
THE HIGH WATER.  THE RIVER HAS CRESTED IN GREENE AND WILL CONTINUE
TO FALL OVERNIGHT WITH GRADUALLY IMPROVING CONDITIONS.

FARTHER SOUTH...THE RIVER IS NEAR CREST NOW IN THE CLARKSVILLE AREA
WITH ANY IMPACTS MAXIMIZED AT THIS TIME.  THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO
CREST SHORTLY A BEGIN A SLOW FALL OVERNIGHT INTO FRIDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4273 9267 4291 9289 4291 9275 4276 9255
      4276 9256

$$

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