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Iowa, Howard

Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 4:14 AM CDT on August 25, 2016

Expires 12:00 PM EDT on August 25, 2016


... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 1100 am CDT Thursday for
northeastern Chickasaw... Howard... Allamakee and Winneshiek
counties...

Numerous roads remain closed across the area due to washouts and
high water. Water levels are starting to fall but moderate to major
flooding continues along portions of the upper Iowa and Turkey
rivers.

Use extreme caution if you are traveling through northeast Iowa and
do not drive around barricades. Stay away from flood waters.

Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Decorah... Waukon... Cresco... New Hampton... Lansing... Postville...
Calmar... Ossian... Elma... New Albin... Lawler... Spillville...
Fort Atkinson... Harpers Ferry... Ridgeway... Protivin... Jerico.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around... don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.


Lat... Lon 4350 9215 4350 9122 4335 9121 4331 9111
      4325 9106 4313 9118 4309 9118 4307 9215
      4308 9244 4333 9246


Wetenkamp



Record Report

Statement as of 4:15 PM CDT on August 24, 2016


... Record rainfall for Decorah Iowa...

The coop observer at Decorah reported a 24 rainfall of 8.06 inches
as of 4 PM today. This breaks the old record for the date which
was 2.93 inches set in 1975.

This also established a record for the greatest 1 day rainfall... the
old record was 6.60 inches set on June 8 2008.

Local Storm Report



08/24/2016 0548 am

Protivin, Howard County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Numerous roads under water and damaged.
            Several other locations in County with high
            water.




08/24/2016 0548 am

Protivin, Howard County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Numerous roads under water and damaged. Several other
            locations in County with high water.





08/24/2016 0331 am

4 miles NE of Riceville, Howard County.

Heavy rain m4.25 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station 3 NE Riceville /e4652/.




08/24/2016 0100 am

4 miles NE of Riceville, Howard County.

Heavy rain m3.13 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station 3 NE Riceville /e4652/.


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