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Displaying AFOS PIL: FLSDMX Received: 2018-05-17 14:59 UTC


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FLSDMX

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
959 AM CDT Thu May 17 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...Humboldt
  
River forecasts include observed precipitation, as well as expected 
precipitation over the next 24 hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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...  www.weather.gov/desmoines.
Click on the Rivers and Lakes link.

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IAC063-181459-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0005.000000T0000Z-180521T0600Z/
/ESVI4.1.ER.180414T1945Z.180430T0000Z.180520T0600Z.NO/
959 AM CDT Thu May 17 2018

...Flood Warning remains in effect until early Sunday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville, or From the 
  Iowa-Minnesota border...to near Wallingford.
* Until early Sunday morning.
* At  9:00 AM Thursday the stage was 8.9 feet, or 0.9 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 early Sunday 
  morning.
* 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.

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

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IAC091-181459-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0016.000000T0000Z-180519T0600Z/
/HBTI4.1.ER.180513T0549Z.180516T0830Z.180518T0600Z.NO/
959 AM CDT Thu May 17 2018

...Flood Warning remains in effect until after midnight tonight...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Humboldt, or From Joe Reasoner 
  Dam...to the East Fork Des Moines River.
* Until after midnight tonight.
* At  9:15 AM Thursday the stage was 10.2 feet, or 0.2 feet above 
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage after midnight
  tonight.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet, Water impacts some homes along Country Club 
  Drive. Sandbagging occurs at the water treatment plant.

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LAT...LON 4265 9416 4265 9424 4272 9428 4274 9423
      4272 9420 4265 9416             

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