Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
941 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

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

  AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA...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. IN THE
MENU ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE PAGE...CLICK ON THE RIVERS AND
LAKES LINK IN THE HYDROLOGY SECTION.

&&

IAC153-301441-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0039.140829T1441Z-140901T2200Z/
/DEMI4.1.ER.140829T1306Z.140830T0000Z.140831T2200Z.NO/
941 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RACCOON RIVER AT DES MOINES FLEUR DR...OR FROM WALNUT CREEK...
  TO THE DES MOINES RIVER.
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.
* AT  8:45 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.2 FEET...OR 0.2 FEET ABOVE
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.
* FORECAST...RISE TO 14.3 FEET...OR 2.3 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...THIS
  EVENING. GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT  13.5 FEET...WATER AFFECTS THE LOW AREAS OF WATER WORKS
  PARK.

&&

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

$$



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