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WGUS83 KDMX 232052  
FLSDMX  
 
FLOOD STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
352 PM CDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
 
...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR ALL OR PORTIONS OF THE FOLLOWING  
RIVERS IN IOWA...CEDAR RIVER...DES MOINES RIVER...WEST FORK DES  
MOINES RIVER...EAST FORK DES MOINES RIVER...RACCOON RIVER...NORTH  
RACCOON RIVER...  
 
AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES IN IOWA...BLACK HAWK...BOONE...  
DALLAS...EMMET...GREENE...HAMILTON...HUMBOLDT...KOSSUTH...PALO  
ALTO...POCAHONTAS...POLK...WEBSTER  
 
RIVER FORECASTS INCLUDE OBSERVED PRECIPITATION, AS WELL AS EXPECTED  
PRECIPITATION OVER THE NEXT 24 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.  
 

 
 
IAC013-242052-  
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0040.000000T0000Z-180627T1200Z/  
/CEDI4.2.ER.180623T0815Z.180625T0000Z.180626T1200Z.NO/  
352 PM CDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
   
..FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE CEDAR RIVER AT CEDAR FALLS, OR FROM THE WEST FORK CEDAR  
RIVER...TO THE CEDAR FALLS-WATERLOO CITY LIMITS.  
* UNTIL TUESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 2:45 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 88.9 FEET, OR 0.9 FEET ABOVE  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 88.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE TO 90.3 FEET, OR 2.3 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE, SUNDAY  
EVENING. THEN BEGIN FALLING AND GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 90.0 FEET, WATER COVERS THE NORTH HALF OF TOURIST PARK.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4256 9238 4251 9245 4258 9255 4262 9255  
4262 9241 4256 9238  
 

 
 
IAC187-242052-  
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0033.000000T0000Z-180629T1200Z/  
/FODI4.1.ER.180621T0228Z.180623T0345Z.180628T1200Z.NO/  
352 PM CDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
   
..FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE DES MOINES RIVER AT FORT DODGE, OR FROM THE MUNICIPAL POWER  
DAM...TO LEHIGH.  
* UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING.  
* AT 3:00 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.6 FEET, OR 2.1 FEET ABOVE  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.5 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.  
* FORECAST...RISE TO 12.6 FEET, OR 2.1 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE, SUNDAY  
MORNING. THEN BEGIN FALLING AND GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE THURSDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 13.0 FEET, INDUSTRIES NEAR PHINNEY PARK ARE THREATENED.  
RESIDENCES ALONG THE WEST BANK OF THE RIVER IN LEHIGH ARE ALSO  
AFFECTED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4242 9421 4265 9424 4265 9416 4232 9393  
4230 9405 4242 9421  
 

 
 
IAC015-079-187-242052-  
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0034.180624T1200Z-180626T0600Z/  
/STRI4.1.ER.180624T1200Z.180624T1800Z.180625T0600Z.NO/  
352 PM CDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
   
..FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY MONDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE DES MOINES RIVER NEAR STRATFORD, OR FROM THE BOONE RIVER...TO  
NEAR THE CITY OF BOONE.  
* UNTIL EARLY MONDAY MORNING.  
* AT 3:00 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 20.5 FEET, OR 0.5 FEET BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 21.0 FEET.  
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE TO FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY MORNING. CONTINUE RISING TO  
21.1 FEET, OR 0.1 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE, SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THEN  
BEGIN FALLING AND GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY MONDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 19.0 FEET, WATER AFFECTS 157TH STREET ON THE WEST SIDE  
OF FRASER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4200 9397 4230 9404 4232 9393 4221 9393  
4198 9387 4200 9397  
 

 
 
IAC153-242052-  
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-180628T1200Z/  
/DESI4.1.ER.180620T2221Z.180624T0000Z.180627T1200Z.NO/  
352 PM CDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
   
..FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE DES MOINES RIVER AT DES MOINES SE 6TH ST, OR FROM BELOW THE  
CENTER STREET DAM...TO RUNNELLS.  
* UNTIL WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 3:00 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 25.8 FEET, OR 1.8 FEET ABOVE  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 24.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.  
* FORECAST...RISE TO 25.8 FEET, OR 1.8 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE, THIS  
EVENING. THEN BEGIN FALLING AND GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE WEDNESDAY  
MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 25.7 FEET, WATER SURROUNDS THE BASE OF SIMON ESTES  
AMPHITHEATER.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4159 9356 4152 9333 4145 9333 4154 9356  
4159 9366 4159 9356  
 

 
 
IAC063-242052-  
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0035.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/ESVI4.1.ER.180621T0441Z.180622T0830Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
352 PM CDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
   
..FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WEST FORK DES MOINES RIVER AT ESTHERVILLE, OR FROM THE  
IOWA-MINNESOTA BORDER...TO NEAR WALLINGFORD.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 3:00 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.7 FEET, OR 3.7 FEET ABOVE  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.  
* FORECAST...RISE TO 11.8 FEET, OR 3.8 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE, SUNDAY  
MORNING. THEN BEGIN FALLING.  
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET, MIKE MICKELSON PARK SOUTH OF IOWA 9 IS  
INUNDATED.  
 

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

 
 
IAC147-151-242052-  
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0037.000000T0000Z-180701T0600Z/  
/EMTI4.2.ER.180622T0630Z.180624T1200Z.180630T0600Z.NO/  
352 PM CDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
   
..FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY SATURDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WEST FORK DES MOINES RIVER AT EMMETSBURG, OR FROM NEAR  
GRAETTINGER...TO CYLINDER CREEK NEAR WEST BEND.  
* UNTIL EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.  
* AT 3:15 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.5 FEET, OR 1.5 FEET ABOVE  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 11.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE TO 13.5 FEET, OR 2.5 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE, SUNDAY  
MORNING. THEN BEGIN FALLING AND GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY  
SATURDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 13.5 FEET, US 18 WEST OF EMMETSBURG IS THREATENED.  
SANDBAGGING OPERATIONS MAY OCCUR FOR THE SEWER PLANT AND WELLS.  
NORTHERN NATURAL GAS DISTRIBUTION PLANT IS ALSO THREATENED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4309 9475 4326 9483 4326 9471 4294 9444  
4279 9444 4309 9475  
 

 
 
IAC091-242052-  
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0038.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/  
/HBTI4.1.ER.180622T0934Z.180624T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/  
352 PM CDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
   
..FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE WEST FORK DES MOINES RIVER AT HUMBOLDT, OR FROM JOE REASONER  
DAM...TO THE EAST FORK DES MOINES RIVER.  
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  
* AT 3:15 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.0 FEET, OR 2.0 FEET ABOVE  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.  
* FORECAST...RISE TO 12.3 FEET, OR 2.3 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE, SUNDAY  
MORNING. THEN BEGIN FALLING.  
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET, THE MURRAY BRIDGE IS CLOSED EAST OF RUTLAND.  
GROUNDWATER THREATENS THE PUMP ROOM AT THE WATER PLANT.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4265 9416 4265 9424 4272 9428 4274 9423  
4272 9420 4265 9416  
 

 
 
IAC091-109-242052-  
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0039.000000T0000Z-180628T0600Z/  
/AGNI4.2.ER.180622T0151Z.180623T0300Z.180627T0600Z.NO/  
352 PM CDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
   
..FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE EAST FORK DES MOINES RIVER NEAR ALGONA, OR FROM BUFFALO CREEK  
NEAR BURT...TO LOTTS CREEK NEAR LIVERMORE.  
* UNTIL EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* AT 3:15 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.5 FEET, OR 1.5 FEET ABOVE  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 17.0 FEET.  
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.  
* FORECAST...CONTINUE FALLING AND GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY  
WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
* IMPACT...AT 18.0 FEET, US 169 IS THREATENED NEAR SAINT JOSEPH AND  
MAY BE OVERTOPPED SOUTH OF ALGONA.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4288 9415 4288 9425 4307 9428 4320 9422  
4320 9414 4288 9415  
 

 
 
IAC153-242052-  
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0032.000000T0000Z-180627T2000Z/  
/DEMI4.1.ER.180620T1939Z.180624T1200Z.180626T2000Z.NO/  
352 PM CDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
   
..FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE RACCOON RIVER AT DES MOINES FLEUR DR, OR FROM WALNUT CREEK...TO  
THE DES MOINES RIVER.  
* UNTIL TUESDAY AFTERNOON.  
* AT 2:45 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.6 FEET, OR 1.6 FEET ABOVE  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.  
* FORECAST...RISE TO 13.7 FEET, OR 1.7 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE, SUNDAY  
MORNING. THEN BEGIN FALLING AND GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE TUESDAY  
AFTERNOON.  
* IMPACT...AT 13.5 FEET, WATER AFFECTS THE LOW AREAS OF WATER WORKS  
PARK.  
 

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

 
 
IAC049-073-242052-  
/O.CON.KDMX.FL.W.0030.000000T0000Z-180627T1600Z/  
/PROI4.2.ER.180620T1957Z.180623T1330Z.180626T1600Z.NO/  
352 PM CDT SAT JUN 23 2018  
   
..FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDDAY TUESDAY
 
 
THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR  
THE NORTH RACCOON RIVER NEAR PERRY, OR FROM THE GREENE-DALLAS  
COUNTY LINE...TO ADEL.  
* UNTIL MIDDAY TUESDAY.  
* AT 3:15 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 18.0 FEET, OR 3.0 FEET ABOVE  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.  
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND IS FORECAST TO CONTINUE.  
* FORECAST...CONTINUE FALLING AND GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE MIDDAY  
TUESDAY.  
* IMPACT...AT 18.0 FEET, PARTS OF US 169 NORTH OF ADEL ARE  
OVERTOPPED. MANY RURAL ROADS ARE AFFECTED.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4159 9403 4186 9423 4186 9410 4161 9394  
4159 9403  
 

 
 
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