Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1231 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR ALL OR PORTIONS OF THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN IOWA...
RACCOON RIVER...

  AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA...POLK

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. IN THE
MENU ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE PAGE...CLICK ON THE RIVERS AND
LAKES LINK IN THE HYDROLOGY SECTION.

&&

IAC153-020530-
/O.NEW.KDMX.FL.W.0041.140902T0534Z-140906T0600Z/
/DEMI4.1.ER.140902T0534Z.140903T1800Z.140905T0600Z.NO/
1231 AM CDT MON SEP 1 2014

...FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY FRIDAY MORNING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A
* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE RACCOON RIVER AT DES MOINES FLEUR DR...OR FROM WALNUT CREEK...
  TO THE DES MOINES RIVER.
* UNTIL EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.
* AT 11:45 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 8.7 FEET...OR 3.3 FEET BELOW FLOOD
  STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE TO FLOOD STAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. CONTINUE
  RISING TO 13.9 FEET...OR 1.9 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE...WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON. GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY FRIDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT  13.5 FEET...WATER AFFECTS THE LOW AREAS OF WATER WORKS
  PARK.

&&

LAT...LON 4157 9361 4156 9368 4158 9367 4159 9362
      4157 9361

$$



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