Polk County, Iowa
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Flood Warning
347 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...Flood Warning remains in effect until this evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
The Raccoon River at Des Moines Fleur Dr...or From Walnut Creek...
to the Des Moines River.
* Until this evening.
* At 2:45 PM Monday the stage was 11.8 feet...or 0.2 feet below
Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 12.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage this evening.
* Impact...At 12.0 feet...George Flagg Parkway is closed from Park
Avenue to Southwest 30th Street.


LAT...LON 4157 9361 4156 9368 4158 9367 4159 9362
4157 9361


Flood Warning
347 PM CDT Mon May 22 2017

...Flood Warning remains in effect until early Thursday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
The Des Moines River at Des Moines SE 6th St...or From below the
Center Street dam...to Runnells.
* Until early Thursday morning.
* At 3:00 PM Monday the stage was 24.0 feet...or 0.0 feet below
Flood Stage.
* Flood Stage is 24.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...rise to Flood Stage late this afternoon. Continue rising
to 24.1 feet...or 0.1 feet above Flood Stage...this evening. Then
begin falling and go below Flood Stage early Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 24.0 feet...The bike trail is closed east of Water
Street. Portions of other bike trails are also affected.


LAT...LON 4159 9356 4152 9333 4145 9333 4154 9356
4159 9366 4159 9356


Special Weather Statement
Black Hawk IA-Bremer IA-Boone IA-Cerro Gordo IA-Story IA-Grundy IA-
Jasper IA-Polk IA-Hardin IA-Madison IA-Butler IA-Hamilton IA-Tama IA-
Adair IA-Marshall IA-Franklin IA-Dallas IA-Warren IA-
746 PM CDT MON MAY 22 2017

...Strong Storms Continue to Move through Central Iowa...

At 743 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from just east of Mason City, to near Iowa Falls,
to just east of Stuart. Movement was east at 35 mph.

Up to nickel sized hail and wind gusts of 50 to 55 mph will be
possible with the stronger storms.

Locations impacted include...
Des Moines, Waterloo, Ames, West Des Moines, Ankeny, Urbandale, Cedar
Falls, Mason City, Marshalltown, Johnston, Clive, Newton, Indianola,
Altoona, Waukee, Waverly, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Grimes and Nevada.

LAT...LON 4207 9248 4186 9273 4186 9277 4183 9277
4151 9316 4151 9333 4136 9333 4119 9353
4131 9452 4150 9432 4151 9424 4157 9424
4217 9361 4326 9329 4325 9302 4291 9302
4291 9223
TIME...MOT...LOC 0043Z 274DEG 29KT 4318 9302 4213 9332 4130 9431


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