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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.


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...
Click on the Rivers and Lakes link.


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 near Wallingford.
* Until Friday morning.
* At  3:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 9.1 feet, or 1.1 feet above Flood
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage Friday
* 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


Flood Statement
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
938 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in

  Minnesota River at Montevideo affecting Chippewa...Lac qui Parle and
  Yellow Medicine Counties


Do not drive cars through flooded areas.  Turn Around...Don`t Drown.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or your local radio or TV station
for the latest information concerning this flood event.


938 AM CDT Tue Oct 17 2017

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Minnesota River at Montevideo.
* until Monday afternoon.
* At 9:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 14.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Forecast...The river will remain steady until Thursday morning
  then will start to fall. The river will fall below flood stage on
* Impact...At 14.0 feet...Low lying areas and some roads along the
  river begin flooding, along with some basements of houses along the


LAT...LON 4503 9578 4492 9562 4486 9570 4497 9587



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