Flood Warning

Published 08/28 2015 06:35PM

Updated 08/28 2015 07:00PM

Issued at: 08/28/2015 6:31:00 PM CDT
Expires on: 08/29/2015 6:30:00 PM CDT
Counties affected: Webster IAC015-073-079-083-169-187-292330- /O.NEW.KDMX.FA.W.0009.150828T2331Z-150829T2330Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ WEBSTER IA-STORY IA-HARDIN IA-HAMILTON IA-GREENE IA-BOONE IA- 631 PM CDT FRI AUG 28 2015 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WARNING FOR... SOUTHEASTERN WEBSTER COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA... NORTHERN STORY COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA... SOUTHWESTERN HARDIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA... HAMILTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA... NORTHEASTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA... NORTHERN BOONE COUNTY IN CENTRAL IOWA... * UNTIL 630 PM CDT SATURDAY * AT 623 PM CDT...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED FLOODING STILL OCCURRING ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA AFTER 5 TO 9 INCHES OF RAIN FELL THIS AFTERNOON. THE HEAVY RAIN HAS WEAKENED AND SHIFTED OFF TO THE EAST AND FLOOD WATERS ARE STARTING TO STABILIZE OR RECEDE. HOWEVER...FLOODING OF LOW LYING RURAL ROADS AND IN TOWNS MAY REMAIN AN ISSUE THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. SMALL STREAMS AND RIVERS WILL ALSO REMAIN ELEVATED INTO SATURDAY. * SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... WEBSTER CITY...STORY CITY...ROLAND...JEWELL JUNCTION...GILBERT... GOWRIE...HUBBARD...DAYTON...STRATFORD...COALVILLE...ZEARING... RADCLIFFE...OTHO...ELLSWORTH...STANHOPE...LEHIGH...MCCALLSBURG... HARCOURT...PATON AND KAMRAR. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND. && LAT...LON 4213 9323 4204 9438 4246 9420 4247 9321 $$

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