Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1112 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

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MADISON IA-CLARKE IA-UNION IA-
1112 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES  HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHERN MADISON COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...
  NORTHERN CLARKE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...
  NORTHERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...

* UNTIL 1115 PM CDT SATURDAY

* AT 1111 AM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED FLOODING IN
  SEVERAL AREAS OF UNION...CLARKE...AND MADISON COUNTIES.  TWO TO
  FOUR INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN THESE AREAS OVERNIGHT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  GREEN VALLEY LAKE...MURRAY...LORIMOR...MACKSBURG...THAYER...MURRAY
  ROADSIDE REST AREA AND GREEN VALLEY LAKE STATE PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4110 9447 4115 9446 4116 9424 4133 9423
      4116 9378 4115 9356 4100 9401

$$

MS AUG 14


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