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Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 8:34 PM CDT Jun. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect until Saturday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a
* Flood Watch for
the Des Moines River at Des Moines se 6th St, or from below the
center street dam... to Runnells.
* Until Saturday afternoon.
* At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 21.1 feet, or 2.9 feet below flood
stage.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise to flood stage late Wednesday evening. Continue
rising to 24.7 feet, or 0.7 feet above flood stage, Thursday
afternoon. Then begin falling and go below flood stage Saturday
afternoon.
* There is limited confidence in this river forecast. Forecasts may
change so monitor for updated information.



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833 PM CDT Mon Jun 18 2018

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Iowa, north central Iowa, northeast Iowa,
northwest Iowa, south central Iowa, southwest Iowa, and west
central Iowa, including the following areas, in central Iowa,
Boone, Dallas, Grundy, Hamilton, Hardin, Jasper, Marshall,
Polk, Poweshiek, story, Tama, and Webster. In north central
Iowa, Butler, Franklin, Humboldt, and Wright. In northeast
Iowa, Black Hawk and Bremer. In northwest Iowa, Pocahontas. In
south central Iowa, Madison, Mahaska, Marion, and Warren. In
southwest Iowa, Adair and Cass. In west central Iowa, Audubon,
Calhoun, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, and SAC.

* Through Tuesday afternoon

* rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible through Tuesday
morning with localized amounts over 5 inches.

* Significant ponding and flash flooding are possible through
Tuesday morning due to heavy rainfall. In addition, renewed
river flooding may result Tuesday through Thursday. Be aware
of night time flooding and water covered roads!

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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Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 8:34 PM CDT Jun. 18, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch in effect until Saturday afternoon...

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a
* Flood Watch for
the Des Moines River at Des Moines se 6th St, or from below the
center street dam... to Runnells.
* Until Saturday afternoon.
* At 8:00 PM Monday the stage was 21.1 feet, or 2.9 feet below flood
stage.
* Flood stage is 24.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise to flood stage late Wednesday evening. Continue
rising to 24.7 feet, or 0.7 feet above flood stage, Thursday
afternoon. Then begin falling and go below flood stage Saturday
afternoon.
* There is limited confidence in this river forecast. Forecasts may
change so monitor for updated information.



Lat... Lon 4159 9356 4152 9333 4145 9333 4154 9356
      4159 9366 4159 9356




833 PM CDT Mon Jun 18 2018

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday
afternoon...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Iowa, north central Iowa, northeast Iowa,
northwest Iowa, south central Iowa, southwest Iowa, and west
central Iowa, including the following areas, in central Iowa,
Boone, Dallas, Grundy, Hamilton, Hardin, Jasper, Marshall,
Polk, Poweshiek, story, Tama, and Webster. In north central
Iowa, Butler, Franklin, Humboldt, and Wright. In northeast
Iowa, Black Hawk and Bremer. In northwest Iowa, Pocahontas. In
south central Iowa, Madison, Mahaska, Marion, and Warren. In
southwest Iowa, Adair and Cass. In west central Iowa, Audubon,
Calhoun, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, and SAC.

* Through Tuesday afternoon

* rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible through Tuesday
morning with localized amounts over 5 inches.

* Significant ponding and flash flooding are possible through
Tuesday morning due to heavy rainfall. In addition, renewed
river flooding may result Tuesday through Thursday. Be aware
of night time flooding and water covered roads!

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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