Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
354 AM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

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

  AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA...MADISON...POLK...WARREN

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR ALL OR PORTIONS OF THE FOLLOWING
RIVERS IN IOWA...THOMPSON RIVER...

  AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA...DECATUR

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.

&&

IAC153-120854-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0049.000000T0000Z-140912T1320Z/
/DEMI4.1.ER.140910T1218Z.140910T2330Z.140911T1320Z.NO/
354 AM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL THIS MORNING...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RACCOON RIVER AT DES MOINES FLEUR DR...OR FROM WALNUT CREEK...
  TO THE DES MOINES RIVER.
* UNTIL THIS MORNING.
* AT 2:45 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.0 FEET...OR 1.0 FEET ABOVE
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.
* FORECAST...GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE THIS 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

$$

IAC121-181-120854-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0043.000000T0000Z-140913T1700Z/
/NRWI4.1.ER.140911T0100Z.140911T1200Z.140912T1700Z.NR/
354 AM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDDAY FRIDAY...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE NORTH RIVER NEAR NORWALK...OR FROM THE MADISON-WARREN COUNTY
  LINE...TO THE DES MOINES RIVER.
* UNTIL MIDDAY FRIDAY.
* AT 3:15 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 24.6 FEET...OR 2.6 FEET ABOVE
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 22.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.
* FORECAST...RISE TO 24.9 FEET...OR 2.9 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...THIS
  MORNING. GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE MIDDAY FRIDAY.
* IMPACT...AT 25.0 FEET...HIGHWAY R57 IS AFFECTED.

&&

LAT...LON 4143 9379 4151 9361 4153 9346 4151 9344
      4138 9379 4143 9379

$$

IAC121-181-120854-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0044.000000T0000Z-140912T0956Z/
/IDNI4.1.ER.140910T0745Z.140910T2215Z.140911T0956Z.NR/
354 AM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

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

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MIDDLE RIVER NEAR INDIANOLA...OR FROM CLANTON CREEK NEAR SPRING
  HILL...TO THE DES MOINES RIVER.
* UNTIL EARLY THIS MORNING.
* AT 3:15 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS ESTIMATED AT 23.2 FEET...OR 0.3
  FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 23.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING.
* FORECAST...GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY THIS MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 22.0 FEET...WIDESPREAD AGRICULTURAL FLOODING OCCURS.

&&

LAT...LON 4139 9376 4151 9347 4149 9338 4141 9354
      4135 9373 4139 9376

$$

IAC053-120854-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0047.000000T0000Z-140913T1436Z/
/DVSI4.1.ER.140910T0601Z.140912T0000Z.140912T1436Z.NO/
354 AM CDT THU SEP 11 2014

...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE THOMPSON RIVER AT DAVIS CITY...OR FROM THE CITY OF GRAND
  RIVER...TO THE IOWA-MISSOURI BORDER.
* UNTIL FRIDAY MORNING.
* AT 3:00 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 AGAIN EARLY THIS MORNING. CONTINUE
  RISING TO 14.2 FEET...OR 2.2 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...THIS
  EVENING. GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT  13.0 FEET...FLOODING OF AGRICULTURAL LAND OCCURS
  NORTH OF DAVIS CITY NEAR I-35.

&&

LAT...LON 4058 9384 4082 9400 4085 9387 4058 9373
      4058 9384

$$




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