Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1139 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...The Flood Warning has been extended for all or portions of the
following rivers in Iowa...West Fork Cedar River...Shell Rock
River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Black Hawk...Bremer...
  Butler

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.

&&

IAC013-017-023-271639-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-160928T1315Z/
/FNHI4.1.ER.160927T0400Z.160927T0600Z.160927T1315Z.NO/
1139 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...Flood Warning now in effect until Tuesday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Cedar River at Finchford...or From McClure Creek...to
  the Shell Rock River.
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At 10:45 AM Monday the stage was 16.6 feet...or 0.4 feet below
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage late this evening. Continue rising
  to 17.0 feet...or 0.1 feet above Flood Stage...after midnight
  tonight. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage Tuesday
  morning.
* Impact...At 17.0 feet...Highway T71 is overtopped north of the
  river. The town of Finchford is threatened.

&&

LAT...LON 4262 9267 4266 9265 4265 9249 4262 9249
      4260 9260 4262 9267

$$

IAC013-017-023-271639-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-160928T1200Z/
/SHRI4.3.ER.160922T1717Z.160923T1908Z.160927T1200Z.NR/
1139 AM CDT MON SEP 26 2016

...Flood Warning now in effect until Tuesday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Shell Rock River at Shell Rock...or From Flood Creek near
  Clarksville...to the Cedar River.
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At 10:45 AM Monday the stage was 14.0 feet...or 0.5 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 13.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage Tuesday
  morning.
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Flooding occurs in Shell Rock primarily in
  residential yards.

&&

LAT...LON 4265 9249 4265 9255 4279 9272 4284 9269
      4269 9249 4265 9249

$$




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