Polk County, Iowa
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Special Weather Statement
Boone IA-Story IA-Polk IA-Dallas IA-Warren IA-
514 PM CDT MON SEP 25 2017


At 508 PM CDT, Doppler radar continues to track periods of heavy
rain over the Des Moines and Ames Metro areas. Rainfall rates in
excess of 2 inches per hour have been reported with a few rainfall
totals so far today exceeding 3 inches in the Des Moines Metro. Be
advised of street flooding as well as rapid rises of small creeks
becoming bank full due to the very heavy rain. Winds in excess of 30
mph are also possible with this storm.

Locations impacted include...
Des Moines, Ames, West Des Moines, Ankeny, Urbandale, Johnston,
Clive, Altoona, Waukee, Norwalk, Pleasant Hill, Grimes, Nevada,
Windsor Heights, Carlisle, Bondurant, Story City, Polk City, Huxley
and Saylorville.


Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


LAT...LON 4186 9331 4186 9335 4170 9335 4149 9339
4150 9379 4151 9379 4150 9390 4151 9390
4221 9377 4221 9324
TIME...MOT...LOC 2208Z 194DEG 25KT 4172 9364


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