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3:06 AM CDT on July 29, 2015 (GMT -0500)
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Active Advisory: Flood Warning, Flash Flood Watch Active Notice: Record Report

Elev 968 ft 41.63 °N, 93.47 °W | Updated 5 seconds ago

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Pressure 30.01 in
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Clouds Overcast 4100 ft
Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 97%
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METAR KIKV 290755Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM OVC041 23/21 A3001 RMK AO2

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Pressure 30.01 in
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Dew Point 71 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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UV 0 out of 12
Pollen 4.90 out of 12
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METAR KIKV 290755Z AUTO 30006KT 10SM OVC041 23/21 A3001 RMK AO2

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Flood Warning
Statement as of 11:58 PM CDT on July 28, 2015

... Flood Warning in effect until Thursday morning...

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a
* Flood Warning for
the Raccoon river at Des Moines fleur Dr... or from Walnut Creek...
to the Des Moines River.
* Until Thursday morning.
* At 9:45 PM Tuesday the stage was 8.1 feet... or 3.9 feet below
flood stage.
* Flood stage is 12.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise to flood stage Wednesday evening. Continue rising
to 12.1 feet... or 0.1 feet above flood stage... early Thursday
morning. Go below flood stage Thursday morning.
* Impact... at 12.0 feet... George Flagg Parkway is closed from Park
Avenue to southwest 30th street.


Lat... Lon 4157 9361 4156 9368 4158 9367 4159 9362
      4157 9361





Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 10:53 PM CDT on July 28, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect until 7 am CDT Wednesday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Iowa... south central Iowa... southeast Iowa
and southwest Iowa... including the following areas... in
central Iowa... Jasper... Polk and Poweshiek. In south central
Iowa... Appanoose... Clarke... Decatur... Lucas... Madison...
Mahaska... Marion... Monroe... Ringgold... Union... Warren and
Wayne. In southeast Iowa... Davis and Wapello. In southwest
Iowa... Taylor.

* Until 7 am CDT Wednesday

* thunderstorms with heavy rain continue to impact southern Iowa
with widespread reports of water over roads and standing water
across Madison... Warren and Marion counties. Several buildings
have been inundated by water in Marion County as well. Similar
conditions may also be occurring in western portions of Adams
and Taylor County where Doppler radar estimates show widespread
four to five inch amounts.

* Area soils are already saturated from previous heavy rainfall.
Additional heavy rainfall could lead to flash flooding with
rapid rises in small streams and creeks.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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