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Flash Flood Watch issued May 31 at 10:32AM CDT until June 01 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS
Effective: 10:32 a.m. on Friday, May 31, 2013
Expires: 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 1, 2013

...MORE ROUNDS OF HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED TODAY INTO TONIGHT...
.WARM MOIST AIR WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE NORTH INTO THE MIDWEST
THROUGH TONIGHT AHEAD OF A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT IN THE PLAINS.
A FEW MORE ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORM COMPLEXES ARE EXPECTED TO
AFFECT THE AREA. THE POTENTIAL DOES EXIST FOR THUNDERSTORMS TO
MOVE REPEATEDLY OVER THE SAME AREAS. IF THIS OCCURS...RAINFALL OF
SEVERAL INCHES WOULD CAUSE SEVERE FLASH FLOODING DUE TO THE
GROUND BEING COMPLETELY SATURATED.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF IOWA AND NORTHEAST MISSOURI...INCLUDING THE
FOLLOWING AREAS...IN IOWA...BENTON...BUCHANAN...DELAWARE...
IOWA...JEFFERSON...JOHNSON...KEOKUK...LINN...VAN BUREN AND
WASHINGTON. IN NORTHEAST MISSOURI...SCOTLAND.
* THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING
* A COUPLE MORE ROUNDS OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE SEEN WITH AN
ADDITIONAL 0.75 TO 1 INCH OF RAIN TODAY. IF THUNDERSTORMS OCCUR
OVER THE SAME AREAS...THEN RAIN AMOUNTS NEAR 2 INCHES WOULD LIKELY
CAUSE FLASH FLOODING.
* THE GROUND IS SATURATED FROM HEAVY RAINFALL SINCE LAST
SATURDAY. THIS NEW RAIN IS EXPECTED TO RUN OFF QUICKLY INTO
AREA STREAMS AND RIVERS.

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