Flash Flood Warning

Published 09/23 2016 12:55AM

Updated 09/23 2016 12:55AM

Issued at: 09/23/2016 12:51:00 AM CDT
Expires on: 09/23/2016 3:45:00 AM CDT
Counties affected: Jackson IAC019-055-061-097-230845- /O.CON.KDVN.FF.W.0027.000000T0000Z-160923T0845Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ DUBUQUE IA-BUCHANAN IA-DELAWARE IA-JACKSON IA- 1251 AM CDT FRI SEP 23 2016 ...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 345 AM CDT FOR DUBUQUE...BUCHANAN...DELAWARE AND NORTHWESTERN JACKSON COUNTIES... AT 1243 AM CDT...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT REPORTED FLASH FLOODING DUE TO HEAVY RAIN FROM THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE WARNED AREA. 2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE FALLEN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. THE HEAVIEST RAIN HAS FALLEN IN A LINE FROM STANLEY TO LAMONT TO ONEIDA...WHERE UPWARDS OF 6 INCHES HAVE FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING AND EXPECTED TO CONTINUE. SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... DUBUQUE...INDEPENDENCE...MANCHESTER...ASBURY...DYERSVILLE... CASCADE...EPWORTH...EAST DUBUQUE...FARLEY...PEOSTA...FAIRBANK... EDGEWOOD...WINTHROP...HAZLETON...EARLVILLE...HOPKINTON... QUASQUETON...LAMONT...DELHI AND NEW VIENNA. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED AREA. 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 4264 9072 4254 9064 4247 9065 4239 9049 4222 9051 4225 9090 4230 9090 4231 9179 4261 9208 4264 9208 4265 9090 4268 9089 $$