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Flood Warning for Cedar River at Charles City

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…FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MINOR TO MAJOR SEVERITY FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN IOWA…

CEDAR RIVER AT CHARLES CITY AFFECTING FLOYD COUNTY

.ANALYSIS OF THE LATEST RAINFALL AND RIVER DATA NOW SUGGESTS THAT MAJOR FLOODING WILL OCCUR IN THE CHARLES CITY AREA. THE RIVER LOOKS LIKE IT WILL CREST SOMEWHERE BETWEEN 19 AND 21 FEET. THE DETAILS ARE LISTED BELOW.

RIVER FORECASTS TAKE INTO ACCOUNT BOTH OBSERVED AND FORECAST PRECIPITATION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

IF YOU LIVE IN A THREATENED AREA…BE ALERT FOR HIGH OR RISING WATER…AND BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IF NECESSARY.

STAY TUNED TO YOUR FAVORITE SOURCE OF WEATHER INFORMATION…INCLUDING NOAA WEATHER RADIO…FOR LATER STATEMENTS.

ADDITIONAL RIVER AND WEATHER INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT…
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/LACROSSE .

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IAC067-201704-
/O.EXT.KARX.FL.W.0027.130520T0921Z-130523T0951Z/
/CCYI4.3.ER.130520T0921Z.130521T0600Z.130522T1551Z.NO/
1204 AM CDT MON MAY 20 2013

…FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MINOR TO MAJOR SEVERITY… THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE CEDAR RIVER AT CHARLES CITY.
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.
* AT 11:30 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.1 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST…RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY MONDAY MORNING AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO BETWEEN 19 AND 21.0 FEET BY TUESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACTS…WHEN THE RIVER REACHES 18 FEET…FLOODING BEGINS ALONG 4TH AND SOUTH GRAND STREET…AND AT 19 FEET FLOODING AFFECTS BRACKETT STREET AND RIVERSIDE AT NORTH JOHNSON. IF THE RIVER REACHES 20.0 FEET…CLARK STREET AT LELAND…AND COURT STREET AT ILLINOIS BEGINS TO FLOOD.

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LAT…LON 4321 9286 4321 9273 4301 9255 4293 9255 4304 9273

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