Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
908 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

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

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Appanoose...Wayne

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.

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IAC007-185-301408-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0036.000000T0000Z-150730T2100Z/
/PRMI4.1.ER.150729T1716Z.150729T1800Z.150729T2100Z.NO/
908 AM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The South Fork Chariton River near Promise City...or From Jackson
  Creek near Corydon...to Rathbun Reservoir.
* Until late this afternoon.
* At  8:45 AM Wednesday the stage was 22.6 feet...or 2.4 feet below
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 25.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage midday today. Continue rising to
  25.5 feet...or 0.5 feet above Flood Stage...this afternoon. Go
  below Flood Stage late this afternoon.
* Impact...At  24.0 feet...Water threatens the south approach to the
  200th Street bridge and nears the underside of the bridge itself.

&&

LAT...LON 4081 9328 4087 9302 4085 9298 4076 9310
      4078 9328 4081 9328

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