Current Watches and Warnings
Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 9:10 PM CDT on August 27, 2014
Expires 1:00 PM EDT on August 28, 2014
... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 3 am CDT Thursday
through Thursday morning...
The Flash Flood Watch continues 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
* 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 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.
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.
Statement as of 3:53 AM CDT on August 28, 2014
Expires 5:45 AM EDT on August 28, 2014
... Heavy rainfall occurring in Taylor County...
At 350 am CDT... Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 6
miles south of Lenox... or 10 miles northeast of Bedford... moving
northeast at 20 mph.
One to two inches of rain has fallen with this storm. Street
flooding in urban areas is possible along with ponding of water in
Locations impacted include...
Bedford... Lenox... New Market... Clearfield... Blockton... Gravity...
Sharpsburg... Conway... Athelstan... Lake of Three Fires State Park and
Bedford Municipal Airport.
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm... and may lead
to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
Lat... Lon 4058 9491 4090 9492 4089 9449 4057 9448
time... Mot... loc 0850z 232deg 26kt 4079 9459
Local Storm Report
08/27/2014 0844 am
N Bedford, Taylor County.
Heavy rain e1.25 inch, reported by co-op observer.
1.00 inches of rain measured at 7 am obs. About 0.25
inches of rain since 7 am. 24 hour rain total.
08/27/2014 0700 am
1 miles W of Blockton, Taylor County.
Heavy rain m2.10 inch, reported by co-op observer.
2.1 inches of rain in past 24 hours measured by co-op
observer. Still raining at time of obs
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