Butler Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 10:18 AM CDT Sep. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning now in effect until midday Monday...

The Flood Warning continues for
the Shell Rock river at Shell Rock, or from flood creek near
Clarksville... to the Cedar River.
* Until midday Monday.
* At 9:45 am Friday the stage was 14.6 feet, or 1.1 feet above flood
* Flood stage is 13.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and is forecast to continue.
* Forecast... rise to 15.4 feet, or 1.9 feet above flood stage, after
midnight tonight. Then begin falling and go below flood stage
midday Monday.
* Impact... at 14.0 feet, flooding occurs in Shell Rock primarily in
residential yards.

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949 PM CDT Thu Sep 20 2018

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a

* Flood Warning for...
northwestern Butler County in north central Iowa...

* until 945 PM CDT Friday.

* At 945 PM CDT, local law enforcement and the Iowa Department of
Transportation reported flooding along Highway 3 in both
directions at mile marker 195 in Dumont. The Road is expected to
remain closed overnight. Heavy rainfall over the past 24 hours has
resulted in flooding over this portion of the County. Rainfall
tonight may cause some additional Road closures.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Allison, Greene, Dumont, Bristow, Aredale and Allison Municipal

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the
dangers of flooding.

A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. All
interested parties should take necessary precautions immediately.

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