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Displaying AFOS PIL: FLSDMX Received: 2018-07-12 08:57 UTC


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FLSDMX

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
357 AM CDT Thu Jul 12 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...Palo 
  Alto...Pocahontas
  
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.

&&

IAC063-130857-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0035.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ESVI4.3.ER.180621T0441Z.180709T2300Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
357 AM CDT Thu Jul 12 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 border...to near Wallingford.
* Until further notice.
* At  3:00 AM Thursday the stage was 13.8 feet, or 5.8 feet above 
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Moderate flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...fall to 13.2 feet Friday morning.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet, Backwater from the river causes School Creek
  to flood Valley Drive. Burr Oak Road...and some other secondary 
  roads in rural Emmet County may be closed.

&&

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

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IAC147-151-130857-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-180717T1200Z/
/EMTI4.2.ER.180622T0630Z.180711T0645Z.180716T1200Z.NO/
357 AM CDT Thu Jul 12 2018

...Flood Warning remains in effect until Monday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, or From near 
  Graettinger...to Cylinder Creek near West Bend.
* Until Monday morning.
* At  3:15 AM Thursday the stage was 13.0 feet, or 2.0 feet above 
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage Monday 
  morning.
* Impact...At 13.0 feet, Closure of Iowa 4 is likely. Some of the 
  airport runways are threatened. Water flows into Boggess gravel 
  pits.

&&

LAT...LON 4309 9475 4326 9483 4326 9471 4294 9444
      4279 9444 4309 9475             

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IAC091-130857-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/HBTI4.2.ER.180622T0934Z.180707T0215Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
357 AM CDT Thu Jul 12 2018

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

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 further notice.
* At  3:15 AM Thursday the stage was 11.2 feet, or 1.2 feet above 
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast...fall to 11.2 feet Friday morning.
* Impact...At 10.0 feet, Water impacts some homes along Country Club 
  Drive. Sandbagging occurs at the water treatment plant.

&&

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

$$