Flash Flood Watch

Issued At: Friday, 06 Oct 2017, 10:12 AM EST
Expires At: Saturday, 07 Oct 2017, 7:00 AM EST

Cass-adair-madison-adams-union-clarke-taylor-ringgold-decatur- including the cities of atlantic, greenfield, stuart, adair, fontanelle, winterset, earlham, corning, creston, osceola, bedford, lenox, new market, mount ayr, lamoni, and leon 1012 am cdt fri oct 6 2017 ...flash flood watch remains in effect through saturday morning... the flash flood watch continues for * portions of south central iowa and southwest iowa, including the following areas, in south central iowa, clarke, decatur, madison, ringgold, and union. in southwest iowa, adair, adams, cass, and taylor. * through saturday morning * widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches of rain can be expected through saturday morning, with locally higher amounts in excess of 3 inches possible. * heavy rainfall may lead to rapid rises on local creeks and streams which may be high enough to cross roadways, especially low lying areas. significant ponding of water on roadways is expected at times as well. flash flooding at night is extremely dangerous and drivers should turn around if they come to an area where water is flowing over the road. precautionary/preparedness actions... 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.