Small stream flood advisory: Montgomery County

Weather

May 27th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

MONTGOMERY IA-MILLS IA-PAGE IA-FREMONT IA-
 422 AM CDT MON MAY 27 2013
 
 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN OMAHA HAS ISSUED A
 
 * URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR…
   MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
   CENTRAL MILLS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
   PAGE COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
   FREMONT COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
 
 * UNTIL 615 AM CDT
 
 * AT 419 AM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
   THUNDERSTORMS. THIS WILL CAUSE URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING IN
   THE ADVISORY AREA. UP TO 1.5 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THE PAST
   HOUR.
 
 * SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING INCLUDE
   RED OAK…CLARINDA…SHENANDOAH…VILLISCA…SIDNEY…MALVERN…
   HAMBURG…ESSEX…STANTON…FARRAGUT…EMERSON…ELLIOTT…
   RIVERTON…COIN…TABOR…COLLEGE SPRINGS…THURMAN…HASTINGS…
   RANDOLPH…SHAMBAUGH…GRANT…YORKTOWN…IMOGENE…NORTHBORO…
   HEPBURN AND COBURG.
 
 ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF AN INCH OR SO IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA. THIS
 ADDITIONAL RAIN WILL CASUE MINOR FLOODING TO CONTINUE.
 
 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
 
 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. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.