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Flash Flood Watch

Statement as of 3:53 PM CDT on August 27, 2014

Expires 1:00 PM EDT on August 28, 2014


... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 3 am CDT Thursday through
Thursday morning...

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Iowa... south central
Iowa... southwest Iowa and west central Iowa... including the
following areas... in central Iowa... Dallas. In south central
Iowa... Clarke... Decatur... Madison... Ringgold and Union. In
southwest Iowa... Adair... Adams... Cass and Taylor. In west
central Iowa... Audubon... Calhoun... Carroll... Crawford...
Greene... Guthrie and SAC.

* From 3 am CDT Thursday through Thursday morning

* widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches with locally higher
amounts up to 3 inches are possible overnight tonight through
midday Thursday. These thunderstorms will be efficient rain
producers... meaning the environment is suited for rainfall
rates in excess of 1 to 2 inches per hour at times.

* With the anticipated rainfall rates on top of an already very
saturated ground... a flash flood could occur in a very short
time frame and is especially dangerous at night.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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