Flash Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
433 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

IAC189-195-241130-
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WINNEBAGO IA-WORTH IA-
433 AM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 630 AM CDT FOR
EASTERN WINNEBAGO AND WORTH COUNTIES...

AT 428 AM CDT...ALTHOUGH THE HEAVY RAINS HAVE ENDED FOR THE NIGHT,
DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES AND SPOTTER REPORTS INDICATED THAT THREE TO
FOUR INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE WARNED AREA
OVER THE PAST SIX HOURS. FLASH FLOODING MAY BE IN PROGRESS OR BEGIN
SHORTLY.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
FOREST CITY...NORTHWOOD...LAKE MILLS...MANLY...EMMONS...RICE LAKE...
FERTILE...LELAND...KENSETT...GRAFTON...HANLONTOWN...JOICE...
SCARVILLE...BOLAN...LAKE MILLS MUNICIPAL AIRPORT...
RICE LAKE STATE PARK...
HOGSBACK WILDLIFE AREA AND NORTHWOOD MUNICIPAL. STREAMS AFFECTED MAY
INCLUDE GOOSE CREEK...
LIME CREEK AND SMALLER TRIBUTARIES OF THE SHELL ROCK RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST
FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES. BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN
IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE DANGERS OF FLOODING.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...COUNTRY ROADS...FARMLAND...AND OTHER LOW LYING
SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4326 9302 4326 9360 4330 9368 4350 9375
      4350 9303

$$

SMALL



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