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Flood Warning
Issued: 2:27 PM CDT Mar. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Observed flooding increased from moderate to major severity...
the Flood Warning continues for
the Big Sioux River near Canton.
* Until further notice.
* At 1 PM Monday the stage was 1240.03 feet.
* Flood stage is 1235.00 feet.


Lat... Lon 4339 9658 4338 9648 4327 9648 4327 9652
          4324 9652 4320 9652 4321 9661
          4332 9660 4331 9656




1054 PM CDT sun Mar 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Floyd river at Alton.
* Until Tuesday afternoon.
* At 10pm Sunday the stage was 13.31 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 12.00 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to 13.4 feet by Monday March 18.
* At stages near 12.0 feet... flooding begins to affect the lower
lying agricultural lands along the river.


Lat... Lon 4307 9596 4307 9589 4299 9598 4291 9603
          4291 9610 4300 9603




1054 PM CDT sun Mar 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Rock River at Rock Valley.
* Until late Tuesday night.
* At 10pm Sunday the stage was 16.40 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 16.00 feet.
* Forecast... the river will rise to 16.5 feet by Monday March 18.
* At stages near 16.0 feet... significant amounts of agricultural
lands are flooded, and some rural roads are also threatened by high
water.


Lat... Lon 4334 9625 4331 9618 4312 9636 4303 9647
          4314 9644 4325 9639




1054 PM CDT sun Mar 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Sioux River above Hawarden.
* Until further notice.
* At 09pm Sunday the stage was 30.59 feet.
* Major flooding is occurring and major flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 20.50 feet.
* Forecast... the river will continue to fall to a stage of 27.2 feet
by 7 am Tuesday.
* At stages near 30.5 feet... Iowa Highway 10 begins to flood.


Lat... Lon 4308 9654 4308 9641 4302 9646 4291 9649
          4291 9658




1054 PM CDT sun Mar 17 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Big Sioux River at Fairview.
* Until further notice.
* At 10pm Sunday the stage was 1207.10 feet.
* Flood stage is 1202.00 feet.


Lat... Lon 4324 9652 4323 9643 4313 9639 4307 9640
          4308 9654 4313 9650 4320 9652