Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
828 PM CDT SAT JUN 27 2015

...The Flood Warning has been extended for all or portions of the
following rivers in Iowa...Raccoon River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Dallas...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.

&&

IAC049-153-290128-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-150629T1516Z/
/VNMI4.3.ER.150625T0833Z.150626T0330Z.150628T1516Z.NO/
828 PM CDT SAT JUN 27 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Raccoon River at Van Meter...or From the North and South
  Raccoon Rivers...to Walnut Woods State Park.
* Until Sunday morning.
* At  7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 18.1 feet...or 1.1 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...go below Flood Stage Sunday morning.
* Thunderstorms are expected Sunday morning and afternoon.
  Depending on how much rain falls in the basin...the river stages
  Sunday afternoon and evening may deviate slightly from this
  forecast.
* Impact...At  17.0 feet...Secondary bridges are threatened along
  US 6 east of Adel.

&&

LAT...LON 4153 9397 4155 9396 4155 9375 4153 9374
      4151 9388 4153 9397

$$

IAC153-290128-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-150629T2040Z/
/DMWI4.3.ER.150625T1527Z.150626T1900Z.150628T2040Z.NR/
828 PM CDT SAT JUN 27 2015

...Flood Warning now in effect until late Sunday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Raccoon River at Des Moines IA 28...or From Walnut Woods State
  Park...to Walnut Creek.
* Until late Sunday afternoon.
* At  7:15 PM Saturday the stage was 37.8 feet...or 1.8 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 36.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...go below Flood Stage late Sunday afternoon.
* Thunderstorms are expected Sunday morning and afternoon.
  Depending on how much rain falls in the basin...the river stages
  Sunday afternoon and evening may deviate slightly from this
  forecast.
* Impact...At  36.0 feet...Water affects Blue Heron Lake at Raccoon
  River Park.

&&

LAT...LON 4156 9368 4153 9374 4155 9375 4157 9372
      4158 9367 4156 9368

$$

IAC153-290128-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0010.000000T0000Z-150630T2004Z/
/DEMI4.2.ER.150625T0918Z.150626T2130Z.150629T2004Z.NO/
828 PM CDT SAT JUN 27 2015

...Flood Warning now in effect until Monday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Raccoon River at Des Moines Fleur Dr...or From Walnut Creek...
  to the Des Moines River.
* Until Monday afternoon.
* At  6:45 PM Saturday the stage was 18.9 feet...or 6.9 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 12.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...go below Flood Stage Monday afternoon.
* Thunderstorms are expected Sunday morning and afternoon.
  Depending on how much rain falls in the basin...the river stages
  Sunday afternoon and evening may deviate slightly from this
  forecast.
* Impact...At  18.5 feet...The maintenance buildings outside of the
  levee protection at Des Moines Water Works Park flood. Levee gates
  are closed across George Flagg Parkway at Southwest 18th Street.

&&

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

$$



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