Guthrie Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 9:10 PM CDT on August 27, 2014

...Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 3 am CDT Thursday through Thursday morning...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central Iowa...south central Iowa...southwest Iowa and west central Iowa...including the following areas...in central Iowa...Dallas. In south central Iowa...Clarke... Decatur...Madison...Ringgold and Union. In southwest Iowa... Adair...Adams...Cass and Taylor. In west central Iowa... Audubon...Calhoun...Carroll...Crawford...Greene...Guthrie and SAC.

* From 3 am CDT Thursday through Thursday morning

* widespread rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches with locally higher amounts up to 3 inches are possible overnight through midday Thursday. These thunderstorms will be efficient rain producers...meaning the environment is suited for rainfall rates in excess of 1 to 2 inches per hour at times.

* With the anticipated rainfall rates on top of an already very saturated ground...a flash flood could occur in a very short time frame and is especially dangerous at night.

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.

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