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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
409 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...The Flood Warning continues 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.

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.

&&

IAC063-182109-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-171021T1200Z/
/ESVI4.1.ER.171007T0607Z.171012T0645Z.171020T1200Z.NO/
409 PM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...Flood Warning remains in effect until Friday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville, or From the
  Iowa-Minnesota border...to near Wallingford.
* Until Friday morning.
* At  3:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 9.1 feet, or 1.1 feet above Flood
  Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage Friday
  morning.
* 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.

&&

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

$$

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