Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
330 PM CDT Sun May 21 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for all or portions of the following
rivers in Iowa...Des Moines River...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. Click on
the Rivers and Lakes link.

&&

IAC153-222030-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170526T0000Z/
/DESI4.1.ER.170521T1745Z.170522T1800Z.170525T0000Z.NO/
330 PM CDT Sun May 21 2017

...Flood Warning remains in effect until Wednesday evening...

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 Wednesday evening.
* At  3:00 PM Sunday the stage was 24.0 feet...or 0.0 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 24.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 24.2 feet...or 0.2 feet above Flood Stage...
  Monday afternoon. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage
  Wednesday evening.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...The bike trail is closed east of Water
  Street. Portions of other bike trails are also affected.

&&

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

$$

IAC153-222029-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0006.000000T0000Z-170524T0600Z/
/DEMI4.1.ER.170521T0912Z.170521T1945Z.170523T0600Z.NO/
330 PM CDT Sun May 21 2017

...Flood Warning remains in effect until early Tuesday 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 Tuesday morning.
* At  2:45 PM Sunday the stage was 12.2 feet...or 0.2 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage early Tuesday
  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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