Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
350 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

...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 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.

&&

IAC063-202050-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ESVI4.1.ER.180414T1945Z.180424T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
350 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 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 PM Thursday the stage was 8.2 feet, or 0.2 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 10.7 feet, or 2.7 feet above Flood Stage,
  Tuesday morning. Then begin falling.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet, There is extensive lowland flooding
  particularly over the parkland areas near the river.

&&

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

$$




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