Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1022 PM CDT WED SEP 19 2018

The National Weather Service in Des Moines  has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Eastern Wright County in north central Iowa...
  Franklin County in north central Iowa...

* Until 415 AM CDT.

* At 1021 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across the warned area. 2 to 3 inches of rain have
  fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Hampton, Belmond, Ackley, Sheffield, Big Wall Lake, Elm Lake, Dows,
  Latimer, Coulter, Alexander, Geneva, Rowan, Bradford, Hansell,
  Chapin, Popejoy, Galt, Beeds Lake State Park, Hampton Municipal
  Airport and Belmond Municipal Airport.

Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the
warned area as more thunderstorms move over the region in the next 2
hours.  Emergency management reports that several roads are being
impacted near the Dows area at this time.

This includes Interstate 35 between mile markers 151 and 175.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.


LAT...LON 4266 9303 4266 9302 4256 9303 4256 9368
      4285 9368 4289 9303



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