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Areal Flood Warning

Statement as of 9:21 PM CDT on August 24, 2016

Expires 12:00 PM EDT on August 25, 2016


... A Flood Warning remains in effect until 1100 am CDT Thursday for
northeastern Chickasaw... Howard... Allamakee and Winneshiek
counties...

Numerous roads remain closed across the flood area due to high
water... with some roads also washed out in places. The Turkey and
upper Iowa rivers and other nearby creeks continue to see water
levels from moderate to major flood stage... with Spillville and
Dorchester both experiencing record setting flood water levels.

It will take many more hours to drain this water from the area and
flooding will continue overnight and into Thursday morning.

Extreme caution should be used if traveling in northeast
Iowa... especially in the darkness overnight. Roads may be washed
away or water covered.

Some locations that will experience continued flooding include...
Decorah... Waukon... Cresco... New Hampton... Postville... Ossian...
Elma... New Albin... Lawler... Spillville... Fort Atkinson... Ridgeway...
Protivin... Jerico.

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.


Lat... Lon 4350 9215 4350 9122 4335 9121 4331 9111
      4325 9106 4313 9118 4309 9118 4307 9215
      4308 9244 4333 9246


Lawrence



Record Report

Statement as of 4:15 PM CDT on August 24, 2016


... Record rainfall for Decorah Iowa...

The coop observer at Decorah reported a 24 rainfall of 8.06 inches
as of 4 PM today. This breaks the old record for the date which
was 2.93 inches set in 1975.

This also established a record for the greatest 1 day rainfall... the
old record was 6.60 inches set on June 8 2008.

Local Storm Report



08/24/2016 0548 am

Protivin, Howard County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Numerous roads under water and damaged.
            Several other locations in County with high
            water.




08/24/2016 0548 am

Protivin, Howard County.

Flood, reported by 911 call center.


            Numerous roads under water and damaged. Several other
            locations in County with high water.





08/24/2016 0331 am

4 miles NE of Riceville, Howard County.

Heavy rain m4.25 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station 3 NE Riceville /e4652/.




08/24/2016 0100 am

4 miles NE of Riceville, Howard County.

Heavy rain m3.13 inch, reported by mesonet.


            Mesonet station 3 NE Riceville /e4652/.


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