Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
327 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

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

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Story

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.

&&

IAC169-302027-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-150831T1724Z/
/AMEI4.3.ER.150829T1150Z.150830T0000Z.150830T1724Z.NR/
327 PM CDT SAT AUG 29 2015

...Forecast flooding increased from Moderate to Major severity...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The South Skunk River near Ames W Riverside Rd...or From Keigley
  Branch near 170th Street...to Squaw Creek.
* Until midday Sunday.
* At  3:00 PM Saturday the stage was 16.5 feet...or 4.0 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 12.5 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 17.5 feet...or 5.0 feet above Flood Stage...this
  evening. Go below Flood Stage midday Sunday.
* Impact...At  14.6 feet...Water affects Sargent Metal...located at
  650 Arrasmith Trail.

&&

LAT...LON 4210 9362 4210 9356 4201 9357 4201 9362
      4207 9365 4210 9362

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