Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
807 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...The Flood Warning has been extended for all or portions of the
following rivers in Iowa...Des Moines River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Davis...Mahaska...
  Wapello

River forecasts include observed precipitation...as well as expected
precipitation over the next 24 hours. Both of these forecasts are
highly dependent on rainfall amounts and may be subject to rapid
changes.

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.

&&

IAC123-179-291307-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-150731T0730Z/
/EDYI4.1.ER.150728T0036Z.000000T0000Z.150730T0730Z.NO/
807 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...Flood Warning now in effect until early Thursday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Des Moines River near Eddyville...or From Cedar Creek near
  Tracy...to Middle Avery Creek near Chillicothe.
* Until early Thursday morning.
* At  7:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 61.7 feet...or 0.7 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 61.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* This forecast is highly dependent on rainfall amounts and may be
  subject to rapid changes.
* Forecast...go below Flood Stage early Thursday morning.


&&

LAT...LON 4108 9258 4124 9287 4133 9287 4124 9269
      4111 9251 4108 9258

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IAC051-179-291307-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-150731T2125Z/
/OTMI4.1.ER.150727T2329Z.150729T1800Z.150730T2125Z.NO/
807 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...Flood Warning now in effect until Thursday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Des Moines River at Ottumwa...or From Middle Avery Creek near
  Chillicothe...to Eldon.
* Until Thursday afternoon.
* At  7:50 AM Tuesday the stage was 12.3 feet...or 1.3 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* This forecast is highly dependent on rainfall amounts and may be
  subject to rapid changes.
* Forecast...rise to 13.0 feet...or 2.0 feet above Flood Stage...
  Wednesday afternoon. Go below Flood Stage Thursday afternoon.
* Impact...At  12.0 feet...Water affects Eldon.

&&

LAT...LON 4087 9221 4108 9257 4111 9251 4092 9220
      4087 9221

$$



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