Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
844 PM CDT FRI AUG 28 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...Polk...Story

.Heavy rainfall since last night will lead to minor flooding along
the South Skunk River in the Ames area. The forecast for the South
Skunk River in Ames was coordinated with the City of Ames.

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.

&&

IAC169-300144-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0039.150829T1026Z-150831T1245Z/
/AMEI4.1.ER.150829T1026Z.150829T1800Z.150830T1245Z.NO/
844 PM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

...Flood Warning now in effect until Sunday morning...

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 Sunday morning.
* At  8:00 PM Friday the stage was 9.3 feet...or 3.2 feet below Flood
  Stage.
* Flood Stage is 12.5 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage early Saturday morning. Continue
  rising to around 14.5 feet...or 2.0 feet above Flood Stage...late
  morning Saturday. Go below Flood Stage Sunday morning.
* 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

$$

IAC153-169-300144-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0040.150829T0600Z-150831T1642Z/
/AESI4.1.ER.150829T0600Z.150829T1800Z.150830T1642Z.NO/
844 PM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The South Skunk River near Ames US 30...or From Squaw Creek...to
  the Polk-Jasper County line.
* Until midday Sunday.
* At  7:00 PM Friday the stage was 16.7 feet...or 4.8 feet below
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 21.5 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage after midnight tonight. Continue
  rising to around 23.4 feet...or 1.9 feet above Flood Stage...
  Saturday afternoon. Go below Flood Stage midday Sunday.
* 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

$$

Zogg



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