Flash Flood Warning: Ringgold, Adams, Taylor & Union Counties

Weather

May 28th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

548 PM CDT TUE MAY 28 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…

NORTHWESTERN RINGGOLD COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…SOUTHEASTERN ADAMS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…SOUTHWESTERN UNION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…TAYLOR COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT WEDNESDAY

* AT 548 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO OCCUR. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…BEDFORD AND LENOX.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS SAFELY. TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN.