Dubuque Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:26 AM CDT Jun. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Watch continues for
the Mississippi River at Dubuque
* until further notice.
* At 3:30 am Thursday the stage was 11.8 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage Tuesday... and continue rising to
17.7 feet Wednesday evening.
* This forecast is based on routed flow from upstream in combination
with forecast rainfall. Consequently there is limited confidence
in the river reaching flood stage.


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347 am CDT Thu Jun 21 2018

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Illinois and Iowa, including
the following areas, in Illinois, Bureau, Carroll, Henry IL,
Jo Daviess, Putnam, Rock Island, Stephenson, and Whiteside. In
Iowa, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Jackson, Jones, and Scott.

* Through Friday morning.

* Slow moving showers and thunderstorms and multiple rounds of
storms may produce heavy rain over already saturated ground.
Peak rainfall rates may reach 1 to 2 inches per hour. Total rain
amounts will vary considerably, but an additional 2 to 4 inches
are possible in the heaviest bands, with isolated higher amounts
not out of the question.

* Those near smaller rivers, streams, and low-lying areas should
be prepared for dangerous flash flooding and more prolonged high
water levels. Urban flooding is also a threat. Remember never
to drive through flooded roadways. There were many reports of
stalled vehicles in the Quad Cities on Wednesday from people
attempting to cross through flood waters.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.



Uttech/rp Kinney


Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 4:26 AM CDT Jun. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

The Flood Watch continues for
the Mississippi River at Dubuque
* until further notice.
* At 3:30 am Thursday the stage was 11.8 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 17.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Forecast, rise above flood stage Tuesday... and continue rising to
17.7 feet Wednesday evening.
* This forecast is based on routed flow from upstream in combination
with forecast rainfall. Consequently there is limited confidence
in the river reaching flood stage.


Lat... Lon 4254 9060 4235 9039 4228 9046 4247 9068
      4253 9068




347 am CDT Thu Jun 21 2018

... Flash Flood Watch in effect through Friday morning...

The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of Illinois and Iowa, including
the following areas, in Illinois, Bureau, Carroll, Henry IL,
Jo Daviess, Putnam, Rock Island, Stephenson, and Whiteside. In
Iowa, Clinton, Delaware, Dubuque, Jackson, Jones, and Scott.

* Through Friday morning.

* Slow moving showers and thunderstorms and multiple rounds of
storms may produce heavy rain over already saturated ground.
Peak rainfall rates may reach 1 to 2 inches per hour. Total rain
amounts will vary considerably, but an additional 2 to 4 inches
are possible in the heaviest bands, with isolated higher amounts
not out of the question.

* Those near smaller rivers, streams, and low-lying areas should
be prepared for dangerous flash flooding and more prolonged high
water levels. Urban flooding is also a threat. Remember never
to drive through flooded roadways. There were many reports of
stalled vehicles in the Quad Cities on Wednesday from people
attempting to cross through flood waters.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that flash flooding is possible.
Monitor forecasts and take action if flash flood warnings are
issued or flash flooding develops.



Uttech/rp Kinney