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Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Humboldt; Kossuth

NWS DesMoines (Central Iowa)

...The Flood Warning continues for all or portions of the following rivers in Iowa...Cedar River...Des Moines River...West Fork Des Moines River...East Fork Des Moines River...Raccoon River...North Raccoon River... Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Black Hawk...Boone... Dallas...Emmet...Greene...Hamilton...Humboldt...Kossuth...Palo Alto...Pocahontas...Polk...Webster River forecasts include observed precipitation, as well as expected precipitation over the next 48 hours. ...Flood Warning remains in effect until early 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 2:15 AM Friday the stage was 18.5 feet, or 1.5 feet above Flood Stage.

* Flood Stage is 17.0 feet.

* Moderate flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.

* Forecast...continue 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.

Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Mower

NWS LaCrosse (Southwestern Wisconsin, Southeastern Minnesota, and Northeast Iowa)

River forecasts take into account both observed and forecast precipitation. The Flood Warning continues for The Turtle Creek Near Austin 3NW.

* until late Sunday night...Or until the warning is cancelled.

* At 3:30 AM Friday the stage was 11.2 feet.

* Flood stage is 10.5 feet.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to near 11.5 feet by today. The river will fall below flood stage Sunday.

* Impact...At 10.5 feet...Minor flooding begins along the creek in Austin. &&

Do not drive cars into flooded areas. Remember, it only takes two feet of water to float most automobiles, including sport utility vehicles. Turn Around, Don`t Drown! Additional river and weather information is available at... .


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