Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
852 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Jasper...Marion...Polk

...The Flood Warning continues for all or portions of the following
rivers in Iowa...South Skunk River...Squaw Creek...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Polk...Story

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.

&&

IAC169-310152-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-150831T1724Z/
/AMEI4.3.ER.150829T1150Z.150829T2315Z.150830T1724Z.NO/
852 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...Flood Warning remains in effect until midday Sunday...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The South Skunk River near Ames W Riverside Rd...or From Keigley
  Branch near 170th Street...to Squaw Creek.
* Until midday Sunday.
* At 8:00 PM Saturday the stage was 16.9 feet...or 4.4 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 12.5 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...The river crested this evening at 17.1 feet. The river will
  continue to fall and is forecast to go below Flood Stage midday Sunday.
* Impact...At 14.6 feet...Water affects Sargent Metal...located at
  650 Arrasmith Trail.

&&

LAT...LON 4210 9362 4210 9356 4201 9357 4201 9362
      4207 9365 4210 9362

$$

IAC153-169-310152-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-150901T0936Z/
/AESI4.2.ER.150829T1333Z.150830T0600Z.150831T0936Z.NO/
852 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...Flood Warning remains in effect until early Monday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The South Skunk River near Ames US 30...or From Squaw Creek...to
  the Polk-Jasper County line.
* Until early Monday morning.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 23.4 feet...or 1.9 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 21.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...crest near 23.5 feet...or 2.0 feet above Flood Stage...before
  midnight tonight. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage early Monday
  morning.
* Impact...At 23.0 feet...The Shady Grove Trailer Park...located at
  1006 South Dayton Avenue...floods. The railroad just northeast of
  Cambridge floods as well.

&&

LAT...LON 4201 9362 4201 9357 4174 9335 4168 9335
      4180 9352 4201 9362

$$

IAC099-125-153-310152-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0045.150831T0936Z-150902T2300Z/
/CFXI4.1.ER.150831T0936Z.150901T0600Z.150901T2300Z.NO/
852 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The South Skunk River at Colfax...or From the Jasper-Polk County
  Line...to the Jasper-Marion County line.
* Until Tuesday evening.
* At 6:45 PM Saturday the stage was 15.4 feet...or 2.6 feet below
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage early Monday morning. Continue
  rising to 18.8 feet...or 0.8 feet above Flood Stage...early
  Tuesday morning. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage Tuesday
  evening.


&&

LAT...LON 4142 9287 4168 9335 4174 9335 4170 9309
      4151 9287 4142 9287

$$

IAC169-310152-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0041.000000T0000Z-150831T0600Z/
/AMWI4.1.ER.150829T1835Z.150829T2230Z.150830T0600Z.NO/
852 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...Flood Warning remains in effect until after midnight tonight...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Squaw Creek at Ames Lincoln Way...or From 2 miles upstream of
  Lincoln Way...to the South Skunk River.
* Until after midnight tonight.
* At 7:00 PM Saturday the stage was 10.6 feet...or 0.6 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...the creek crested at 10.7 feet the evening. It will continue to
  fall and go below Flood Stage after midnight tonight.
* Impact...At 10.4 feet...Water is in the yard of Riverside Manor...
  located at 1204 South 4th Street. Water also affects nearby
  lowlands.

&&

LAT...LON 4207 9369 4208 9366 4201 9359 4201 9365
      4207 9369

$$



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