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Displaying AFOS PIL: FLSDMX Received: 2018-04-17 01:21 UTC

WGUS83 KDMX 170121

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
821 PM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...The Flood Warning continues 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 24 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.


821 PM CDT Mon Apr 16 2018

...Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville, or From the 
  Iowa-Minnesota near Wallingford.
* Until further notice.
* At  8:00 PM Monday the stage was 8.5 feet, or 0.5 feet above Flood 
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...rise to 8.8 feet, or 0.8 feet above Flood Stage, Monday 
  morning. Then begin falling.
* 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