Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WGUS43 KDMX 240644
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Bulletin - Immediate Broadcast Requested
Flood Warning
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1244 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

...Forecast flooding severity has increased for all or portions of
the following rivers in Iowa...Cedar River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Black Hawk

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.

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IAC013-250644-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0002.170226T0900Z-170301T0000Z/
/ALOI4.1.ER.170226T0900Z.170226T1800Z.170228T0000Z.NO/
1244 AM CST Fri Feb 24 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cedar River at Waterloo...or From the Waterloo-Cedar Falls city
  limits...to Spring Creek near La Porte City.
* Until Monday evening.
* At 12:00 AM Friday the stage was 11.3 feet...or 1.7 feet below
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 13.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage early Sunday morning. Continue
  rising to 13.3 feet...or 0.3 feet above Flood Stage...midday
  Sunday. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage Monday
  evening.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet...Many storm sewers are closed along Black
  Hawk Creek and the Cedar River. The Fletcher Avenue levee gates
  are closed.

&&

LAT...LON 4256 9238 4238 9207 4230 9207 4230 9222
      4251 9245 4256 9238

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