Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
157 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...Squaw Creek...

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

&&

IAC099-125-153-301857-
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/CFXI4.1.ER.150831T0600Z.150901T0600Z.150901T2300Z.NO/
157 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 11:45 AM Saturday the stage was 14.9 feet...or 3.1 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. Go below Flood Stage Tuesday evening.


&&

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

$$

IAC169-301857-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0041.150829T1857Z-150831T0121Z/
/AMWI4.1.ER.150829T1824Z.150829T2052Z.150830T0121Z.NO/
157 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

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 this evening.
* At 12:00 PM Saturday the stage was 9.6 feet...or 0.4 feet below
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 10.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage this afternoon. Continue rising to
  10.8 feet...or 0.8 feet above Flood Stage...late this afternoon.
  Go below Flood Stage this evening.
* 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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