Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
410 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...The Flood Warning continues for all or portions of the following
rivers in Iowa...Cedar River...West Fork Des Moines River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Black Hawk...Emmet...
  Humboldt...Palo Alto...Pocahontas

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.

&&

IAC013-250909-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0007.000000T0000Z-180427T2024Z/
/CEDI4.2.ER.180416T0827Z.180417T0745Z.180426T2024Z.NO/
410 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...Flood Warning remains in effect until Thursday afternoon...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The Cedar River at Cedar Falls, or From the West Fork Cedar
  River...to the Cedar Falls-Waterloo city limits.
* Until Thursday afternoon.
* At  3:45 AM Tuesday the stage was 87.5 feet, or 0.5 feet below
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 88.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage this morning. Continue rising to
  89.5 feet, or 1.5 feet above Flood Stage, Wednesday afternoon.
  Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage Thursday afternoon.
* Impact...At 89.0 feet, Water is at the edge of 1712 Cottage Row
  Road. The northeast corner of Tourist Park floods.

&&

LAT...LON 4256 9238 4251 9245 4258 9255 4262 9255
      4262 9241 4256 9238

$$

IAC063-250909-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ESVI4.1.ER.180414T1945Z.180424T1800Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
410 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 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  3:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 10.7 feet, or 2.7 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 10.9 feet, or 2.9 feet above Flood Stage, this
  afternoon. 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

$$

IAC147-151-250909-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0009.180425T1800Z-180428T0000Z/
/EMTI4.1.SM.180425T1800Z.180426T0000Z.180427T0000Z.NO/
410 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...Flood Warning remains in effect until Thursday 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 Thursday evening.
* At  3:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 10.3 feet, or 0.7 feet below
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 11.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage Wednesday afternoon. Continue rising
  to 11.1 feet, or 0.1 feet above Flood Stage, Wednesday evening.
  Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage Thursday 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

$$

IAC091-250909-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0008.000000T0000Z-180430T1800Z/
/HBTI4.1.ER.180424T0111Z.180426T0000Z.180429T1800Z.NO/
410 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...Flood Warning remains in effect until Sunday afternoon...

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 Sunday afternoon.
* At  3:15 AM Tuesday the stage was 10.1 feet, or 0.1 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,
  Wednesday evening. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage
  Sunday afternoon.
* 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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