Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
154 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...Forecast flooding severity has increased for all or portions of
the following rivers in Iowa...South Skunk River...

  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.

&&

IAC169-301854-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-150831T1636Z/
/AMEI4.2.ER.150829T1150Z.150829T1914Z.150830T1636Z.NO/
154 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...

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 midday Sunday.
* At  1:00 PM Saturday the stage was 15.8 feet...or 3.3 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 12.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to 16.4 feet...or 3.9 feet above Flood Stage...this
  afternoon. Go below Flood Stage midday Sunday.
* 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

$$

IAC153-169-301853-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-150901T0420Z/
/AESI4.2.ER.150829T1333Z.150830T0600Z.150831T0420Z.NO/
154 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Minor to Moderate severity...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The South Skunk River near Ames US 30...or From Squaw Creek...to
  the Polk-Jasper County line.
* Until late Sunday evening.
* At 12:00 PM Saturday the stage was 22.2 feet...or 0.7 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 21.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to 23.6 feet...or 2.1 feet above Flood Stage...
  after midnight tonight. Go below Flood Stage late Sunday evening.
* 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

$$



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