Flood Warning until 9:30-a.m. Sat. (6/15) for Carroll-Guthrie-Greene Counties

Weather

June 15th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

333 AM CDT SAT JUN 15 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR… CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA… NORTHERN GUTHRIE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA… SOUTHWESTERN GREENE COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…UNTIL 930 AM CDT

AT 332 AM CDT…LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS REPORTED FLOODING ACROSS THE WARNED AREA FROM HEAVY RAINS LAST NIGHT. THE WATERS HAVE BEGUN TO RECEDE…HOWEVER MANY AREAS AND SOME ROADS ARE STILL BEING AFFECTED.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…CARROLL… COON RAPIDS…GLIDDEN AND MANNING.

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. TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN.