URBAN & SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY SOUTHWEST IA COUNTIES

Weather

April 14th, 2012 by Ric Hanson

MONTGOMERY IA-MILLS IA-PAGE IA-FREMONT IA-

234 PM CDT SAT APR 14 2012

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…EXTREME SOUTHEASTERN MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…NORTHWESTERN PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA…EXTREME NORTHEASTERN FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWESTERN IOWA… UNTIL 530 PM CDT

AT 226 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO 2.5 OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE PAST HOUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE RED OAK…ESSEX…EMERSON…ELLIOTT…IMOGENE AND COBURG.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…AS WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES.