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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...Des Moines River...East Fork Des Moines River...Raccoon River...North Raccoon River... Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Boone...Dallas... Greene...Hamilton...Humboldt...Kossuth...Polk...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 Sunday evening... The Flood Warning continues for The East Fork Des Moines River near Algona, or From Buffalo Creek near Burt...to Lotts Creek near Livermore.

* Until Sunday evening.

* At 8:15 PM Saturday the stage was 17.4 feet, or 0.4 feet above Flood Stage.

* Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.

* Forecast...continue falling and go below Flood Stage Sunday evening.

* Impact...At 17.0 feet, US 169 south of Algona is threatened and some rural roads flood. &&

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... www.weather.gov/desmoines. Click on the Rivers and Lakes link.


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