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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
422 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

IAZ038-039-048>050-058>062-070>075-081>086-092>097-022130-
GRUNDY-BLACK HAWK-STORY-MARSHALL-TAMA-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-POLK-JASPER-
POWESHIEK-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-WARREN-MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-
CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-
APPANOOSE-DAVIS-
422 PM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL IOWA.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT
ACROSS THE AREA. A FEW THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS THE
MAIN THREATS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT.
THUNDERSTORMS MAY BE SEVERE...WITH LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS
THE MAIN THREATS...ISOLATED TORNADOES WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.
THUNDERSTORMS MAY PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL.

WINDY CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST FOR LATE FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING WHEN WINDS MAY EXCEED 45 MPH.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED THURSDAY.

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AWB



Hydrologic Outlook

HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1047 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A
HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK FOR POTENTIAL RIVER FLOODING...FOR ALL OR
PORTIONS OF THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN IOWA...RACCOON RIVER...

  AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA...POLK

THIS HYDROLOGIC OUTLOOK IS BASED ON BOTH OBSERVED AND FORECAST
PRECIPITATION. THE RIVERS MAY RESPOND DIFFERENTLY THAN INDICATED...
IF ACTUAL PRECIPITATION IS GREATER OR LESS THAN EXPECTED.

LATER STATEMENTS...POSSIBLY WARNINGS...WILL BE ISSUED AS ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

MORE INFORMATION...INCLUDING IMPACT STATEMENTS AND CREST HISTORIES
IS AVAILABLE ON THE WEB AT...  WWW.WEATHER.GOV/DESMOINES. IN THE
MENU ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE PAGE...CLICK ON THE RIVERS AND
LAKES LINK IN THE HYDROLOGY SECTION.

IAC153-021547-
1047 AM CDT WED OCT 1 2014

OUTLOOK INFORMATION FOR
  THE RACCOON RIVER AT DES MOINES FLEUR DR...OR FROM WALNUT CREEK...
  TO THE DES MOINES RIVER.
* AT  9:45 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.1 FEET...OR 6.9 FEET BELOW
  FLOOD STAGE.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER MAY RISE TO FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY EVENING. THE
  RIVER MAY THEN RISE TO 12.2 FEET...OR 0.2 FEET ABOVE FLOOD
  STAGE...EARLY FRIDAY MORNING. THE RIVER MAY GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT  12.0 FEET...GEORGE FLAGG PARKWAY IS CLOSED FROM PARK
  AVENUE TO SOUTHWEST 30TH STREET.
* THIS FORECAST IS HIGHLY DEPENDENT ON RAINFALL THROUGH THURSDAY
  AFTERNOON AND WILL LIKELY NEED TO BE ADJUSTED BASED UPON HOW MUCH
  RAIN ACTUALLY FALLS UPON THIS RIVER AREA.

&&

LAT...LON 4157 9361 4156 9368 4158 9367 4159 9362
      4157 9361

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