Flash Flood Watch

Published 08/24 2016 04:30PM

Updated 08/24 2016 04:30PM

Issued at: 08/24/2016 7:00:00 PM CDT
Expires on: 08/25/2016 7:00:00 AM CDT
Counties affected: Union IAZ074-075-081>086-092>097-250530- /O.CON.KDMX.FF.A.0010.160825T0000Z-160825T1200Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ MARION-MAHASKA-ADAMS-UNION-CLARKE-LUCAS-MONROE-WAPELLO-TAYLOR- RINGGOLD-DECATUR-WAYNE-APPANOOSE-DAVIS- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PELLA...KNOXVILLE...OSKALOOSA... CORNING...CRESTON...OSCEOLA...CHARITON...ALBIA...OTTUMWA... BEDFORD...LENOX...NEW MARKET...MOUNT AYR...LAMONI...LEON... CORYDON...SEYMOUR...ALLERTON...HUMESTON...CENTERVILLE... BLOOMFIELD 428 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING... THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR * PORTIONS OF SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS... APPANOOSE...CLARKE...DECATUR...LUCAS...MAHASKA...MARION... MONROE...RINGGOLD...UNION AND WAYNE. IN SOUTHEAST IOWA...DAVIS AND WAPELLO. IN SOUTHWEST IOWA...ADAMS AND TAYLOR. * THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING * THE COMBINATION OF RECENT RAINFALL AND THE POSSIBILITY OF ADDITIONAL STORMS WITH HEAVY RAINFALL IN EXCESS OF 2 INCHES WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE MAY LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. * WATER ISSUES BOTH IN TOWN AND OUTSIDE OF TOWN MAY OCCUR... INCLUDING COVERED ROADS...WASHED OUT GRAVEL ROADS AND RAPID RISES ON STREAMS ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED. && $$

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