Palo Alto Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 4:10 AM CDT Apr. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning remains in effect until Thursday evening...

The Flood Warning continues for
the West Fork Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, or from near
Graettinger... to Cylinder creek near West Bend.
* Until Thursday evening.
* At 3:15 am Tuesday the stage was 10.3 feet, or 0.7 feet below
flood stage.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* No flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise to flood stage Wednesday afternoon. Continue rising
to 11.1 feet, or 0.1 feet above flood stage, Wednesday evening.
Then begin falling and go below flood stage Thursday evening.
* Impact... at 11.0 feet, Iowa 4 is threatened in areas near the river
overpass. The Road to the rendering plant is threatened and the
Road to the sanitary landfill area is closed.


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