878  
WGUS53 KDMX 200322  
FFWDMX  
IAC069-197-200915-  
/O.NEW.KDMX.FF.W.0039.180920T0322Z-180920T0915Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
 
BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
1022 PM CDT WED SEP 19 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
EASTERN WRIGHT COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA...  
FRANKLIN COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL IOWA...  
 
* UNTIL 415 AM CDT.  
 
* AT 1021 PM CDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE  
FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
HAMPTON, BELMOND, ACKLEY, SHEFFIELD, BIG WALL LAKE, ELM LAKE, DOWS,  
LATIMER, COULTER, ALEXANDER, GENEVA, ROWAN, BRADFORD, HANSELL,  
CHAPIN, POPEJOY, GALT, BEEDS LAKE STATE PARK, HAMPTON MUNICIPAL  
AIRPORT AND BELMOND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 2 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE  
WARNED AREA AS MORE THUNDERSTORMS MOVE OVER THE REGION IN THE NEXT 2  
HOURS. EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTS THAT SEVERAL ROADS ARE BEING  
IMPACTED NEAR THE DOWS AREA AT THIS TIME.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 35 BETWEEN MILE MARKERS 151 AND 175.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4266 9303 4266 9302 4256 9303 4256 9368  
4285 9368 4289 9303  
 

 
 
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