Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
537 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...The Flood Warning has been extended for all or portions of the
following rivers in Iowa...West Fork Des Moines River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Palo Alto...Pocahontas

...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...Humboldt

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.
Click on the Rivers and Lakes link.

&&

IAC063-261037-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ESVI4.1.ER.180414T1945Z.180426T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
537 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville, or From the
  Iowa-Minnesota border...to near Wallingford.
* Until further notice.
* At  5:00 AM Wednesday the stage was 11.3 feet, or 3.3 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 11.5 feet, or 3.5 feet above Flood Stage, this
  evening. Then begin falling.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet, Mike Mickelson Park South of Iowa 9 is
  inundated.

&&

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

$$

IAC147-151-261037-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0009.180425T1037Z-180429T0000Z/
/EMTI4.1.SM.180425T1003Z.180426T0600Z.180428T0000Z.NO/
537 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...Flood Warning now in effect until Friday evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, or From near
  Graettinger...to Cylinder Creek near West Bend.
* Until Friday evening.
* At  5:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 11.0 feet, or 0.0 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 11.4 feet, or 0.3 feet above Flood Stage, after
  midnight tonight. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage
  Friday evening.
* Impact...At 11.0 feet, Iowa 4 is threatened in areas near the river
  overpass. The road to the rendering plant is threatened and the
  road to the sanitary landfill area is closed.

&&

LAT...LON 4309 9475 4326 9483 4326 9471 4294 9444
      4279 9444 4309 9475

$$

IAC091-261037-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180501T0600Z/
/HBTI4.1.ER.180424T0111Z.180426T0000Z.180430T0600Z.NO/
537 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

...Flood Warning remains in effect until early Monday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Humboldt, or From Joe Reasoner
  Dam...to the East Fork Des Moines River.
* Until early Monday morning.
* At  5:15 AM Wednesday the stage was 10.6 feet, or 0.6 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 10.7 feet, or 0.7 feet above Flood Stage, this
  evening. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage early Monday
  morning.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet, Water impacts some homes along Country Club
  Drive. Sandbagging occurs at the water treatment plant.

&&

LAT...LON 4265 9416 4265 9424 4272 9428 4274 9423
      4272 9420 4265 9416

$$




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