Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Flood Warning
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
345 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...Forecast flooding severity has increased for all or portions of
the following rivers in Iowa...West Fork Des Moines River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Emmet

River forecasts include observed precipitation, as well as expected
precipitation over the next 48 hours.


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.


345 AM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville, or from the
  Iowa-Minnesota border...to near Wallingford.
* Until Monday afternoon.
* At 3:00 AM Thursday the stage was 9.8 feet, or 1.8 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 9.9 feet, or 1.9 feet above Flood Stage, this
  morning. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage Monday
* Impact...At 10.0 feet, There is extensive lowland flooding
  particularly over the parkland areas near the river.


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



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