Flash Flood Warning: western Crawford County

Weather

May 19th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

FLASH FLOOD WARNING

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA

434 PM CDT SUN MAY 19 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…

WESTERN CRAWFORD COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 1030 PM CDT

* AT 432 PM CDT…NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED

SLOW MOVING THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS THE

WARNED AREA. AS MUCH AS 1 INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE PAST

FEW HOURS…AND ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL IS EXPECTED FROM

THUNDERSTORMS THAT ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE OVER THE SAME AREAS.

* RUNOFF FROM THIS EXCESSIVE RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING TO

OCCUR. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVER MAINLY RURAL AREAS

OF WESTERN CRAWFORD COUNTY…INCLUDING THE TOWNS OF ARION…CHARTER

OAK…DOW CITY…KIRON…RICKETTS AND SCHLESWIG.