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323 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Illinois, Iowa, and
northeast Missouri, including the following areas, in
Illinois, Bureau, Hancock, Henderson, Henry IL, McDonough,
Mercer, Putnam, Rock Island, Warren, and Whiteside. In Iowa,
Cedar, Clinton, Des Moines, Henry IA, Iowa, Jefferson,
Johnson, Keokuk, Lee, Louisa, Muscatine, Scott, Van Buren, and
Washington. In northeast Missouri, Clark and Scotland.
* From 4 PM this afternoon through Thursday morning
* Storms will be capable of high rainfall rates due to high
moisture levels in the atmosphere.
* The area of greatest risk is south of a line from Sigourney,
Iowa to Kewanee, Illinois. Here storms may move over the same
areas and produce 1 to 3 inches of rain in a short time period.
* A second area of concern is north of a Sigourney, Iowa to
Kewanee, Illinois line. Here the ground is very moist from heavy
rain last Friday night. Any high rainfall rates in this area
may result in flash flooding.
A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.
502 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017
...Flood Warning remains in effect until further notice...
The Flood Warning continues for
The Wapsipinicon River near De Witt 4S.
* Until further notice.
* At 4:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 10.4 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Major flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage Thursday morning and continue
rising to 12.6 feet Sunday morning.
* Impact...At 12.5 feet, Major Flood Stage. Water affects old U.S.
Highway 61 near the river.
LAT...LON 4200 9090 4184 9071 4177 9033 4169 9035
4171 9080 4185 9090