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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
431 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

IAZ039-048-049-059-060-011100-
BLACK HAWK-STORY-MARSHALL-DALLAS-POLK-
431 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE AREA.
PLEASE SEE THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WEB PAGE AT
WEATHER.GOV/DMX FOR MORE INFORMATION.

FOG IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP TONIGHT. PATCHY DENSE FOG IS POSSIBLE.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS WILL REMAIN IN EFFECT FOR PORTIONS OF THE
AREA THROUGH AS LATE AS TUESDAY. PLEASE SEE THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE WEB PAGE AT WEATHER.GOV/DMX FOR MORE INFORMATION.

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL RETURN FROM WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY BUT SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT EXPECTED. HIGHER THUNDERSTORM
CHANCES ARE THEN FORECAST AROUND SUNDAY. THE SEVERE WEATHER
THREAT DURING THAT TIME IS UNCERTAIN.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED.

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
349 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

...The Flood Warning has been cancelled for all or portions of the
following rivers in Iowa...South Skunk River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Story

...The Flood Warning has been extended for all or portions of the
following rivers in Iowa...Iowa River...South Skunk River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Marshall...Polk...Story

...The Flood Warning continues for all or portions of the following
rivers in Iowa...Black Hawk Creek...South Skunk River...North
Raccoon River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Black Hawk...Dallas...
  Greene...Jasper...Marion...Polk

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.

&&

IAC153-169-010849-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-150901T1046Z/
/AESI4.2.ER.150829T1333Z.150830T1000Z.150831T1046Z.NO/
349 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

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

The Flood Warning continues for
  The South Skunk River near Ames US 30...or From Squaw Creek...to
  the Polk-Jasper County line.
* Until this morning.
* At 2:00 AM Monday the stage was 22.1 feet...or 0.6 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 21.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...Crested, going below Flood Stage this morning.
* Impact...At 21.0 feet...Water affects South 16th Street. Water
  also affects the sports complex along the river south of US 30.

&&

LAT...LON 4201 9362 4201 9357 4174 9335 4168 9335
      4180 9352 4201 9362

$$



Flood Warning

FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
349 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

...The Flood Warning has been cancelled for all or portions of the
following rivers in Iowa...South Skunk River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Story

...The Flood Warning has been extended for all or portions of the
following rivers in Iowa...Iowa River...South Skunk River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Marshall...Polk...Story

...The Flood Warning continues for all or portions of the following
rivers in Iowa...Black Hawk Creek...South Skunk River...North
Raccoon River...

  Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Black Hawk...Dallas...
  Greene...Jasper...Marion...Polk

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.

&&

IAC099-125-153-010849-
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0045.150831T1930Z-150902T2230Z/
/CFXI4.1.ER.150831T1930Z.150901T0600Z.150901T2230Z.NO/
349 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

...Flood Warning remains in effect until Tuesday evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The South Skunk River at Colfax...or From the Jasper-Polk County
  Line...to the Jasper-Marion County line.
* Until Tuesday evening.
* At 1:45 AM Monday the stage was 16.5 feet...or 1.5 feet below
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 18.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage this afternoon. Continue rising to
  18.5 feet...or 0.5 feet above Flood Stage...after midnight
  tonight. Go below Flood Stage Tuesday evening.
* Impact...At 15.5 feet...Storm sewers are closed. Water affects
  nearby agricultural land.

&&

LAT...LON 4142 9287 4168 9335 4174 9335 4170 9309
      4151 9287 4142 9287

$$



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
321 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

IAZ004>007-015>017-023>028-033>039-044>049-057>060-070>072-081-
082-092-093-311300-
EMMET-KOSSUTH-WINNEBAGO-WORTH-PALO ALTO-HANCOCK-CERRO GORDO-
POCAHONTAS-HUMBOLDT-WRIGHT-FRANKLIN-BUTLER-BREMER-SAC-CALHOUN-
WEBSTER-HAMILTON-HARDIN-GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-GREENE-
BOONE-STORY-MARSHALL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-CASS-ADAIR-
MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ESTHERVILLE...ALGONA...FOREST CITY...
LAKE MILLS...NORTHWOOD...MANLY...EMMETSBURG...GARNER...BRITT...
KANAWHA...MASON CITY...CLEAR LAKE...POCAHONTAS...LAURENS...
ROLFE...FONDA...GILMORE CITY...HUMBOLDT...EAGLE GROVE...CLARION...
BELMOND...HAMPTON...PARKERSBURG...CLARKSVILLE...SHELL ROCK...
GREENE...APLINGTON...ALLISON...DUMONT...WAVERLY...SAC CITY...
LAKE VIEW...ODEBOLT...WALL LAKE...SCHALLER...EARLY...
ROCKWELL CITY...MANSON...LAKE CITY...POMEROY...FORT DODGE...
WEBSTER CITY...IOWA FALLS...ELDORA...ACKLEY...GRUNDY CENTER...
REINBECK...CONRAD...DIKE...WELLSBURG...WATERLOO...CEDAR FALLS...
DENISON...CARROLL...JEFFERSON...BOONE...AMES...MARSHALLTOWN...
AUDUBON...EXIRA...GUTHRIE CENTER...PANORA...BAYARD...CASEY...
PERRY...WAUKEE...ADEL...DES MOINES...ATLANTIC...GREENFIELD...
STUART...ADAIR...FONTANELLE...WINTERSET...EARLHAM...CORNING...
CRESTON...BEDFORD...LENOX...NEW MARKET...MOUNT AYR
321 AM CDT MON AUG 31 2015

...AREAS OF FOG THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS...

FOG WILL BE PREVALENT IN MANY AREAS UNTIL AROUND 900 AM AND MAY BE
DENSE IN SPOTS...ESPECIALLY LOW LYING AREAS. VISIBILITIES MAY DIP
TO A QUARTER MILE AT TIMES. MOTORISTS ARE URGED TO SLOW
DOWN...USE LOW BEAM HEADLIGHTS AND ALLOW FOR EXTRA STOPPING
DISTANCE BETWEEN VEHICLES.

$$

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