Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
428 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...THUNDERSTORMS WITH A POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN WILL EXIST
ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA TONIGHT...

IAZ074-075-081>086-092>097-250530-
/O.CON.KDMX.FF.A.0010.160825T0000Z-160825T1200Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-
RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PELLA...KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA...
CORNING...CRESTON...OSCEOLA...CHARITON...ALBIA...OTTUMWA...
BEDFORD...LENOX...NEW MARKET...MOUNT AYR...LAMONI...LEON...
CORYDON...SEYMOUR...ALLERTON...HUMESTON...CENTERVILLE...
BLOOMFIELD
428 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...
  APPANOOSE...CLARKE...DECATUR...LUCAS...MAHASKA...MARION...
  MONROE...RINGGOLD...UNION AND WAYNE. IN SOUTHEAST IOWA...DAVIS
  AND WAPELLO. IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...ADAMS AND TAYLOR.

* THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING

* THE COMBINATION OF RECENT RAINFALL AND THE POSSIBILITY OF
  ADDITIONAL STORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES
  WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE MAY LEAD TO FLASH
  FLOODING.

* WATER ISSUES BOTH IN TOWN AND OUTSIDE OF TOWN MAY OCCUR...
  INCLUDING COVERED ROADS...WASHED OUT GRAVEL ROADS AND RAPID
  RISES ON STREAMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

&&

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