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Tracking river levels across north Iowa, southern Minnesota

Some Flood Warnings still in effect as of Wednesday morning.

Posted: Mar. 20, 2019 6:22 AM
Updated: Mar. 20, 2019 11:36 AM

Flood Warning
Areas Affected: Humboldt; Kossuth

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)
...The Flood Warning has been extended for all or portions of the following rivers in Iowa...Iowa River...Cedar River...Des Moines River...East Fork Des Moines River...Raccoon River...North Raccoon River... Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Black Hawk...Boone... Dallas...Greene...Hamilton...Humboldt...Kossuth...Polk...Tama... Webster ...The Flood Warning continues for all or portions of the following rivers in Iowa...West Fork Des Moines River... Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Emmet...Humboldt...Palo Alto...Pocahontas River forecasts include observed precipitation, as well as expected precipitation over the next 48 hours. ...Flood Warning now in effect until early next Wednesday morning... The Flood Warning continues for The East Fork Des Moines River near Algona, or From Buffalo Creek near Lotts Creek near Livermore.

* Until early Wednesday morning.

* At 9:30 AM Wednesday the stage was 18.3 feet, or 1.3 feet above Flood Stage.

* Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.

* Forecast...rise to 18.6 feet, or 1.6 feet above Flood Stage, Thursday morning. Then begin falling and go below Flood Stage early Wednesday morning.

* Impact...At 18.0 feet, US 169 is threatened near Saint Joseph and may be overtopped south of Algona. &&

If you encounter a flooded area, turn around and find an alternate route. Turn around, do not drown. More information--including impact statements and crest histories--is available on the Web at... Click on the Rivers and Lakes link.

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