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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
913 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

IAC007-039-051-117-125-135-179-181-185-231715-
/O.CON.KDMX.FF.W.0051.000000T0000Z-140823T1715Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WARREN IA-DAVIS IA-MARION IA-WAYNE IA-LUCAS IA-MONROE IA-CLARKE IA-
APPANOOSE IA-WAPELLO IA-
913 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1215 PM CDT
SATURDAY FOR SOUTHEASTERN WARREN...NORTHWESTERN DAVIS...SOUTHERN
MARION...NORTHERN WAYNE...LUCAS...MONROE...CLARKE...NORTHERN
APPANOOSE AND SOUTHWESTERN WAPELLO COUNTIES...

AT 911 AM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING IN
OSCEOLA AND MUCH OF CLARKE COUNTY. UP TO THREE INCHES OF RAIN HAVE
ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS OCCURRING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
OTTUMWA...CENTERVILLE...OSCEOLA...CHARITON...ALBIA...BLOOMFIELD...
CORYDON...MELCHER-DALLAS...RATHBUN LAKE...LAKESIDE CASINO...LAKE
SUNDOWN...MORAVIA...RUSSELL...LOVILIA...HUMESTON...MYSTIC...BUSSEY...
LACONA...BLAKESBURG AND LUCAS.

MUCH OF THE RAIN HAS MOVED NORTHEAST OF THE AREA WITH LITTLE
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL EXPECTED THIS MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.

&&

LAT...LON 4074 9332 4085 9356 4090 9356 4090 9374
      4100 9401 4115 9356 4130 9322 4120 9287
      4116 9287 4116 9273 4105 9235 4071 9235

$$

MS AUG 14

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