FLASH FLOOD WARNING – CASS & AUDUBON COUNTIES

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May 11th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DES MOINES HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN CRAWFORD COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
CASS COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST IOWA…
SOUTHWESTERN CARROLL COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…
AUDUBON COUNTY IN WEST CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 330 AM CDT MONDAY

* AT 929 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS MUCH OF WEST CENTRAL IOWA WITH UP TO TWO INCHES
OF RAIN HAVING ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN
SHORTLY. AN ADDITIONAL INCH OR TWO OR RAIN IS POSSIBLE THROUGH 11
PM CDT.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
ATLANTIC…AUDUBON…MANNING…GRISWOLD…ANITA…EXIRA…
MANILLA…ELK HORN…LEWIS…TEMPLETON…MASSENA…KIMBALLTON…
DEDHAM…CUMBERLAND…HALBUR…BRAYTON…MARNE…WIOTA…GRAY AND
ASPINWALL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.