375  
WGUS43 KDMX 101531  
FLWDMX  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
1031 AM CDT WED OCT 10 2018  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING 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.  
 

 
 
IAC063-111531-  
/O.NEW.KDMX.FL.W.0101.181010T1638Z-181015T0000Z/  
/ESVI4.1.ER.181010T1638Z.181012T1200Z.181014T0000Z.NO/  
1031 AM CDT WED OCT 10 2018  
   
..FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A  
* FLOOD WARNING FOR  
THE WEST FORK DES MOINES RIVER AT ESTHERVILLE, OR FROM THE  
IOWA-MINNESOTA BORDER...TO NEAR WALLINGFORD.  
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.  
* AT 10:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 7.9 FEET, OR 0.1 FEET BELOW  
FLOOD STAGE.  
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.  
* NO FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
* FORECAST...RISE TO FLOOD STAGE MIDDAY TODAY. CONTINUE RISING TO 8.2  
FEET, OR 0.2 FEET ABOVE FLOOD STAGE, FRIDAY MORNING. THEN BEGIN  
FALLING AND GO BELOW FLOOD STAGE SATURDAY 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.  
 

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

 
 
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