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Flood Watch
Issued: 11:49 PM Jun. 21, 2024 – National Weather Service
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues to be
possible.

* WHERE...Portions of central, north central, northeast, northwest,
and west central Iowa, including the following counties, in
central Iowa, Grundy, Hamilton, Hardin and Webster. In north
central Iowa, Butler, Franklin, Humboldt and Wright. In northeast
Iowa, Black Hawk and Bremer. In northwest Iowa, Pocahontas. In
west central Iowa, Calhoun and Sac.

* WHEN...Through Saturday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers,
creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
Creeks and streams may rise out of their banks. Flooding may occur
in poor drainage and urban areas. Low-water crossings may be
flooded. Extensive street flooding and flooding of creeks and
rivers are possible.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...
- Expected rainfall totals may reach 3 to 7 inches in some
areas with  locally higher amounts are possible. Rapid rises
in creeks, streams and urban flooding will be possible. Field
flooding and washed out county roads will also be possible.
Rainfall rates may approach 2 inches per hour in the heavier
storms. Nighttime flooding is especially dangerous due to the
lack of light and ability to see flooding impacts.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

For the latest river and stream observations and forecasts refer to
weather.gov/desmoines/water.

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