Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
432 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

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

&&

IAC153-030932-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0051.141002T0931Z-141005T0800Z/
/DEMI4.1.ER.141002T0910Z.141003T0600Z.141004T0800Z.NO/
432 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY SATURDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RACCOON RIVER AT DES MOINES FLEUR DR...OR FROM WALNUT CREEK...
  TO THE DES MOINES RIVER.
* UNTIL EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
* AT 3:45 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.9 FEET...OR 0.1 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE TO FLOOD STAGE EARLY THIS MORNING. CONTINUE RISING
  TO 12.9 FEET...OR 0.9 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...BY MID MORNING. GO
  BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...GEORGE FLAGG PARKWAY IS CLOSED FROM PARK
  AVENUE TO SOUTHWEST 30TH STREET.

&&

LAT...LON 4157 9361 4156 9368 4158 9367 4159 9362
      4157 9361

$$



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