Flash Flood Watch until Monday afternoon

Weather

June 24th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

AREA COUNTIES: CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-
 DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-
 341 AM CDT MON JUN 24 2013
 
 …FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH 4-p.m…..
 
 * THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS CENTRAL IOWA…MAINLY BETWEEN
   INTERSTATE 80 AND HIGHWAY 20…EARLY THIS MORNING. A SECOND
   ROUND OF STORMS WILL ORIENTED MORE NORTH TO SOUTH LATER THIS
   MORNING AND AFTERNOON BUT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SAME GENERAL
   AREA. RAINFALL RATES OF 2 TO 3 INCHES AN HOUR ARE LIKELY WITH
   THESE STORMS.
 
 * RAINFALL RATES OF 2 OR MORE INCHES AN HOUR MAY CAUSE FLASH
   FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAMS ALONG WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR
   URBAN FLOODING.
 
 PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
 
 A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
 TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
 
 YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
 SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.