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Displaying AFOS PIL: FLSDMX Received: 2017-10-13 02:24 UTC

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Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
924 PM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...The Flood Warning has been extended for all or portions of the 
following rivers in Iowa...West Fork Des Moines River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Emmet
River forecasts include observed precipitation, as well as expected 
precipitation over the next 48 hours.


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...
Click on the Rivers and Lakes link.


924 PM CDT Thu Oct 12 2017

...Flood Warning now in effect until Tuesday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville, or From the 
  Iowa-Minnesota near Wallingford.
* Until Tuesday morning.
* At  9:00 PM Thursday the stage was 9.8 feet, or 1.8 feet above 
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage Tuesday 
* Impact...At 7.0 feet, Mike Mickelson Park South of Iowa 9 floods. 
  North Riverside Park North of Iowa 9 floods. Backwater from the 
  river causes School Creek to affect the low areas of Valley Drive.


LAT...LON 4326 9483 4350 9491 4350 9485 4326 9471
      4326 9483