…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON…
The National Weather Service in Des Moines has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Iowa, north central Iowa, northeast Iowa, northwest Iowa, south central Iowa, southwest Iowa, and west central Iowa, including the following areas, in central Iowa, Boone, Dallas, Grundy, Hamilton,
Hardin, Jasper, Marshall, Polk, Poweshiek, Story, Tama, and Webster. In north central Iowa, Butler, Franklin, Humboldt, and Wright. In northeast Iowa, Black Hawk and Bremer. In northwest Iowa, Pocahontas. In south central Iowa, Madison,
Mahaska, Marion, and Warren. In southwest Iowa, Adair and
Cass. In west central Iowa, Audubon, Calhoun, Carroll, Crawford, Greene, Guthrie, and Sac.
* From 7 PM CDT this evening through Tuesday afternoon
* Rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches are possible through Tuesday morning. In addition, localized amounts over 5 inches may occur.
* Significant ponding and flash flooding are possible through Tuesday morning due to heavy rainfall. In addition, renewed river flooding may result Tuesday through Thursday. Be aware of night time flooding and water covered roads!
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.