Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
932 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

...The Flood Warning continues for all or portions of the following
rivers in Iowa...Des Moines River...West Fork Des Moines 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.

&&

IAC153-250232-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-170526T1200Z/
/DESI4.1.ER.170521T1745Z.170522T0645Z.170525T1200Z.NO/
932 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

...Flood Warning remains in effect until Thursday morning...

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 Thursday morning.
* At 9:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 24.0 feet...or at Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 24.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 24.1 feet...or 0.1 feet above Flood Stage...
  Wednesday evening. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage
  Thursday morning.
* 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

$$

IAC063-250232-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-170526T1200Z/
/ESVI4.1.ER.170524T0145Z.170524T0145Z.170525T1200Z.NO/
932 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

...Flood Warning remains in effect until Thursday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville...or From the
  Iowa-Minnesota border...to near Wallingford.
* Until Thursday morning.
* At 9:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 8.0 feet...or at Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...remain at Flood Stage until Thursday morning.
* 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

$$

IAC049-073-250232-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-170526T1400Z/
/PROI4.1.ER.170522T1822Z.170524T0130Z.170525T1400Z.NO/
932 PM CDT Tue May 23 2017

...Flood Warning remains in effect until Thursday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The North Raccoon River near Perry...or From the Greene-Dallas
  County line...to Adel.
* Until Thursday morning.
* At 9:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 15.6 feet...or 0.6 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 15.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 15.6 feet...or 0.6 feet above Flood Stage...
  after midnight tonight. Then begin falling and go below Flood
  Stage Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 15.0 feet...In Perry...farmland floods and the waste
  water treatment facility is affected. Near Adel...the fairgrounds
  and golf course are affected. Northwest of Adel...Sportsman Club
  Road and Midland Trail flood.

&&

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

$$

FAB


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