Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
857 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Dallas...Emmet...
  Greene...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. Click on
the Rivers and Lakes link.

&&

IAC153-030157-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0015.000000T0000Z-160504T1800Z/
/DESI4.1.ER.160502T0600Z.160502T1200Z.160503T1800Z.NO/
857 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...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 Sunday the stage was 23.9 feet...or 0.1 feet below
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 24.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage after midnight tonight. Continue
  rising to 24.1 feet...or 0.1 feet above Flood Stage...Monday
  morning. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage Tuesday
  afternoon.
* Impact...At  24.0 feet...The bike trail is closed east of Water
  Street. Portions of other bike trails are also affected.

&&

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

$$

IAC063-030156-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-160507T0000Z/
/ESVI4.1.ER.160501T0922Z.160502T0600Z.160506T0000Z.NO/
857 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville...or From the
  Iowa-Minnesota border...to near Wallingford.
* Until Thursday evening.
* At  8:00 PM Sunday the stage was 9.0 feet...or 1.0 feet above Flood
  Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 9.1 feet...or 1.1 feet above Flood Stage...after
  midnight tonight. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage
  Thursday evening.
* Impact...At   7.0 feet...Mike Mickelson Park South of Iowa 9
  floods. North Riverside Park North of Iowa 9 floods. Backwater
  from the river causes School Creek to affect the low areas of
  Valley Drive.

&&

LAT...LON 4326 9483 4350 9491 4350 9485 4326 9471
      4326 9483

$$

IAC153-030156-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0017.000000T0000Z-160504T1800Z/
/DEMI4.1.ER.160501T0910Z.160501T2200Z.160503T1800Z.NO/
857 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Raccoon River at Des Moines Fleur Dr...or From Walnut Creek...
  to the Des Moines River.
* Until Tuesday afternoon.
* At  7:45 PM Sunday the stage was 13.0 feet...or 1.0 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 12.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage Tuesday
  afternoon.
* Impact...At  12.0 feet...George Flagg Parkway is closed from Park
  Avenue to Southwest 30th Street.

&&

LAT...LON 4157 9361 4156 9368 4158 9367 4159 9362
      4157 9361

$$

IAC049-073-030156-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0018.000000T0000Z-160506T2230Z/
/PROI4.1.ER.160501T2230Z.160503T1800Z.160505T2230Z.NO/
857 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Raccoon River near Perry...or From the Greene-Dallas
  County line...to Adel.
* Until Thursday evening.
* At  8:15 PM Sunday the stage was 15.1 feet...or 0.1 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 16.4 feet...or 1.4 feet above Flood Stage...
  Tuesday afternoon. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage
  Thursday evening.
* Impact...At  16.5 feet...125th Trail north of Dawson and west of
  Highway P46 is affected.

&&

LAT...LON 4159 9403 4186 9423 4186 9410 4161 9394
      4159 9403

$$




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