Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
908 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

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

&&

IAC153-030208-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0042.000000T0000Z-140903T1930Z/
/DESI4.1.ER.140902T0900Z.140902T1200Z.140902T1930Z.NO/
908 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE DES MOINES RIVER AT DES MOINES SE 6TH ST...OR FROM BELOW THE
  CENTER STREET DAM...TO RUNNELLS.
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
* AT  8:00 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 22.6 FEET...OR 1.4 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE TO FLOOD STAGE EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. CONTINUE
  RISING TO 24.2 FEET...OR 0.2 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...TUESDAY
  MORNING. GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT  24.0 FEET...THE BIKE TRAIL IS CLOSED EAST OF WATER
  STREET.

&&

LAT...LON 4159 9356 4152 9333 4145 9333 4154 9356
      4159 9366 4159 9356

$$

IAC153-030208-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0041.000000T0000Z-140905T0651Z/
/DEMI4.1.ER.140901T1644Z.140902T1200Z.140904T0651Z.NO/
908 PM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE RACCOON RIVER AT DES MOINES FLEUR DR...OR FROM WALNUT CREEK...
  TO THE DES MOINES RIVER.
* UNTIL EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.
* AT  7:45 PM MONDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.9 FEET...OR 1.9 FEET ABOVE
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.
* FORECAST...RISE TO 14.6 FEET...OR 2.6 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...
  TUESDAY MORNING. GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY THURSDAY MORNING.
* 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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