Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
619 AM CDT Tue May 15 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...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.

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IAC063-161118-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-180521T0000Z/
/ESVI4.1.ER.180414T1945Z.180430T0000Z.180520T0000Z.NO/
619 AM CDT Tue May 15 2018

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville, or From the
  Iowa-Minnesota border...to near Wallingford.
* Until Saturday evening.
* At  6:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 9.4 feet, or 1.4 feet above Flood
  Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 9.4 feet, or 1.4 feet above Flood Stage, this
  morning. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage Saturday
  evening.
* 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

$$

IAC091-161118-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-180518T0600Z/
/HBTI4.1.ER.180513T0549Z.180515T1200Z.180517T0600Z.NO/
619 AM CDT Tue May 15 2018

...Flood Warning now in effect until early Thursday 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 Thursday morning.
* At  6:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 10.4 feet, or 0.4 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 10.5 feet, or 0.5 feet above Flood Stage, this
  morning. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage early
  Thursday 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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