Palo Alto Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 9:55 AM CDT Jun. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Warning now in effect until early Saturday morning...

The Flood Warning continues for
the West Fork Des Moines River at Emmetsburg, or from near
Graettinger... to Cylinder creek near West Bend.
* Until early Saturday morning.
* At 9:15 am Saturday the stage was 12.4 feet, or 1.4 feet above
flood stage.
* Flood stage is 11.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and moderate flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... rise to 13.5 feet, or 2.5 feet above flood stage, Sunday
morning. Then begin falling and go below flood stage early
Saturday morning.
* Impact... at 13.5 feet, US 18 west of Emmetsburg is threatened.
Sandbagging operations may occur for the sewer plant and Wells.
Northern natural gas distribution plant is also threatened.


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