567  
WGUS43 KDMX 120845  
FLWDMX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
345 AM CDT THU OCT 12 2017  
 
...FORECAST FLOODING SEVERITY HAS INCREASED 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.  
 

 
 
IAC063-130845-  
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0009.000000T0000Z-171017T1800Z/  
/ESVI4.1.ER.171007T0607Z.171012T1200Z.171016T1800Z.NO/  
345 AM CDT THU OCT 12 2017  
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WEST FORK DES MOINES RIVER AT ESTHERVILLE, OR FROM THE  
IOWA-MINNESOTA BORDER...TO NEAR WALLINGFORD.  
* UNTIL MONDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 3:00 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.8 FEET, OR 1.8 FEET ABOVE  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.  
* FORECAST...RISE TO 9.9 FEET, OR 1.9 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE, THIS  
MORNING. THEN BEGIN FALLING AND GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE MONDAY  
AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET, THERE IS EXTENSIVE LOWLAND FLOODING  
PARTICULARLY OVER THE PARKLAND AREAS NEAR THE RIVER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4326 9483 4350 9491 4350 9485 4326 9471  
4326 9483  
 

 
 
ANSORGE  
 
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