Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
821 PM CDT SAT JUL 5 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR ALL OR PORTIONS OF THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN IOWA...DES
MOINES RIVER...

  AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA...DAVIS...WAPELLO

.RUNOFF FROM RAINFALL THIS MORNING IS EXPECTED TO RESULT IN THE DES
MOINES RIVER BREIFLY REACHING FLOOD STAGE THIS EVENING INTO SUNDAY
IN OTTUMWA.

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. IN THE
MENU ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE PAGE...CLICK ON THE RIVERS AND
LAKES LINK IN THE HYDROLOGY SECTION.

&&

IAC051-179-070121-
/O.NEW.KDMX.FL.W.0036.140706T0438Z-140708T0120Z/
/OTMI4.1.ER.140706T0438Z.140706T1200Z.140707T0120Z.NO/
821 PM CDT SAT JUL 5 2014

...FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE DES MOINES RIVER AT OTTUMWA...OR FROM MIDDLE AVERY CREEK NEAR
  CHILLICOTHE...TO ELDON.
* UNTIL SUNDAY EVENING.
* AT 7:50 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.4 FEET...OR 0.6 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE TO FLOOD STAGE LATE THIS EVENING. CONTINUE RISING
  TO 11.8 FEET...OR 0.8 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...SUNDAY MORNING.
  THEN BEGIN TO FALL AND GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT  11.0 FEET...THE NORTHEAST SIDE OF RABBIT RUN IS
  AFFECTED. BEAR CREEK WILL REACH BANKFULL.

&&

LAT...LON 4087 9221 4108 9257 4111 9251 4092 9220
      4087 9221

$$




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