Flood Potential Outlook
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Hydrologic Outlook
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
942 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

...The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a
Hydrologic Outlook for potential river flooding...for all or
portions of the following rivers in Iowa...West Fork Des Moines
River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Emmet

This Hydrologic Outlook is based on both observed and forecast
precipitation. The rivers may respond differently than indicated...
if actual precipitation is greater or less than expected.

Later statements...possibly warnings...will be issued as additional
information becomes available.

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.

IAC063-310242-
942 AM CDT MON MAY 30 2016

Outlook information for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville...or From the
  Iowa-Minnesota border...to near Wallingford.
* At  9:00 AM Monday the stage was 6.5 feet...or 1.5 feet below Flood
  Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is possible.
* Forecast...the river may rise to Flood Stage midday Tuesday. The
  river may continue to rise to 9.4 feet...or 1.4 feet above Flood
  Stage...Thursday evening.
* 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.

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

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