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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:21 PM CDT on August 24, 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 flood area due to high
water... with some roads also washed out in places. The Turkey and
upper Iowa rivers and other nearby creeks continue to see water
levels from moderate to major flood stage... with Spillville and
Dorchester both experiencing record setting flood water levels.

It will take many more hours to drain this water from the area and
flooding will continue overnight and into Thursday morning.

Extreme caution should be used if traveling in northeast
Iowa... especially in the darkness overnight. Roads may be washed
away or water covered.

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

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


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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 0500 am

2 miles WNW of little turke, Chickasaw County.

Flash flood, reported by law enforcement.


            *** 1 fatal ***
            vehicle was swept off Road by the flooding
            Little Turkey river. 911 call at 440 am. .





08/24/2016 0631 am

New Hampton, Chickasaw County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Water still rising on many area roads... even
            away from rivers and creeks.





08/23/2016 1159 PM

Bassett, Chickasaw County.

Flood, reported by official NWS obs.


            Flooding along Beaver Creek around Bassett -
            crested shortly before midnight about foot
            above flood stage.




08/24/2016 0631 am

New Hampton, Chickasaw County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Water still rising on many area roads... even away from
            rivers and creeks.





08/24/2016 0245 am

2 miles SSE of Bassett, Chickasaw County.

Heavy rain m3.68 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Ionia 2w /ioni4/.




08/23/2016 0845 PM

2 miles SSE of Bassett, Chickasaw County.

Heavy rain m3.37 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Ionia 2w /ioni4/.




08/24/2016 1245 am

2 miles SSE of Bassett, Chickasaw County.

Heavy rain m3.68 inch, reported by co-op observer.


            Co-op observer station Ionia 2w /ioni4/.




08/23/2016 1159 PM

Bassett, Chickasaw County.

Flood, reported by official NWS obs.


            Flooding along Beaver Creek around Bassett - crested
            shortly before midnight about foot above flood stage





08/23/2016 1039 PM

New Hampton, Chickasaw County.

Heavy rain m3.70 inch, reported by public.


            Relayed by kwwl-TV.





08/23/2016 0845 PM

2 miles W of Ionia, Chickasaw County.

Heavy rain m3.37 inch, reported by official NWS obs.



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