Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
730 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...The Flood Warning has been extended 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 48 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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IAC063-210030-
/O.EXT.KDMX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-171021T0330Z/
/ESVI4.1.ER.171007T0607Z.171012T0645Z.171020T0330Z.NO/
730 PM CDT Thu Oct 19 2017

...Flood Warning now in effect until late this evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
  The West Fork Des Moines River at Estherville, or From the
  Iowa-Minnesota border...to near Wallingford.
* Until late this evening.
* At  7:00 PM Thursday the stage was 8.1 feet, or 0.1 feet above
  Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 8.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage late this
  evening.
* 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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