Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
559 AM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

IAC075-083-300130-
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HARDIN IA-GRUNDY IA-
559 AM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...A FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 830 PM CDT SATURDAY FOR
EASTERN HARDIN AND GRUNDY COUNTIES...

AT 556 AM CDT...FLOODING AND STANDING WATER CONTINUED ACROSS THE
WARNED AREA OVERNIGHT.  SOME ROADS WERE STILL IMPACTED...HOWEVER
EASTBOUND HIGHWAY 20 NORTH OF WELLSBURG WAS RECENTLY REOPENED.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
ELDORA...GRUNDY CENTER...REINBECK...DIKE...CONRAD...WELLSBURG...
UNION...STEAMBOAT ROCK...HOLLAND...NEW PROVIDENCE...STOUT...BEAMAN...
WHITTEN...MORRISON...OWASA...ELDORA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT AND PINE LAKE
STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT
ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE UP TO
HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS SUBJECT TO
FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4230 9277 4221 9277 4221 9323 4247 9321
      4256 9266 4255 9256 4247 9255 4247 9254
      4241 9253 4230 9254

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