Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
503 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...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.

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IAC153-169-302203-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-150901T0936Z/
/AESI4.2.ER.150829T1333Z.150830T0600Z.150831T0936Z.NO/
503 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The South Skunk River near Ames US 30...or From Squaw Creek...to
  the Polk-Jasper County line.
* Until early Monday morning.
* At 4:00 PM Saturday the stage was 22.9 feet...or 1.4 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 21.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to 23.7 feet...or 2.2 feet above Flood Stage...
  after midnight tonight. Go below Flood Stage early Monday morning.
* 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

$$

IAC169-302203-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0041.000000T0000Z-150831T0600Z/
/AMWI4.1.ER.150829T1835Z.150830T0000Z.150830T0600Z.NO/
503 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...Flood Warning now in effect until after midnight tonight...

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 after midnight tonight.
* At 4:00 PM Saturday the stage was 10.5 feet...or 0.5 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 10.6 feet...or 0.6 feet above Flood Stage...this
  evening. Go below Flood Stage after midnight tonight.
* 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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