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Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
332 PM 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.

&&

IAC147-151-252031-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0009.180425T1200Z-180429T0000Z/
/EMTI4.1.SM.180425T1200Z.180426T0000Z.180428T0000Z.NO/
332 PM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

...Flood Warning remains 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  3:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 10.7 feet, or 0.3 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 morning. Continue rising
  to 11.3 feet, or 0.3 feet above Flood Stage, Wednesday evening.
  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

$$



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