Ottumwa, IA (52501)

1:00 PM CDT on August 24, 2016 (GMT -0500)
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Active Advisory: Flash Flood Watch

Elev 833 ft 41.03 °N, 92.40 °W | Updated 47 seconds ago

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Feels Like 87 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from WNW
Gusts 17.0 mph

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Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 87 °F
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 62%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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6:28 AM 7:54 PM
Waning Gibbous, 55% visible
METAR KOTM 241753Z AUTO 25013G17KT 10SM CLR 28/19 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP138 T02830189 10283 20200 50007
Pressure 29.94 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 87 °F
Dew Point 69 °F
Humidity 62%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:28 AM 7:54 PM
Waning Gibbous, 55% visible
METAR KOTM 241753Z AUTO 25013G17KT 10SM CLR 28/19 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP138 T02830189 10283 20200 50007

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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 12:06 PM CDT Aug. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 7 PM CDT this evening
through Thursday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

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

* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Thursday morning

* the combination of recent rainfall and the possibility of
additional storms with heavy rainfall in excess of 2 inches with
locally higher amounts possible may lead to flash flooding.

* Water issues both in town and outside of town may
occur... including covered roads... washed out gravel roads and
rapid rises on streams are possible tonight.

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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