Weather Alerts for Butler County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flood Warning  FLOOD WARNING   Flood Warning

Areas Affected:
Black Hawk, IA - Bremer, IA - Butler, IA - Franklin, IA - Grundy, IA - Hardin, IA - Jasper, IA - Marshall, IA - Polk, IA - Poweshiek, IA - Story, IA - Tama, IA
Effective: Tue, 5/21 10:32pm Updated: Wed, 5/22 3:20am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 5/22 9:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall continues.

* WHERE...Portions of central, north central, and northeast Iowa,
including the following counties, in central Iowa, Grundy, Hardin,
Jasper, Marshall, Polk, Poweshiek, Story and Tama. In north
central Iowa, Butler and Franklin. In northeast Iowa, Black Hawk
and Bremer.

* WHEN...Until 900 AM CDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying
and flood-prone locations is imminent or occurring. Numerous roads
remain closed due to flooding. Streams are still rising in some
areas due to excess runoff from earlier rainfall. In addition,
significant ponding remains in place. It will take several hours
for all the water from these storms to work through local drainage
systems in urban areas.

- At 1032 PM CDT, Emergency management reported ongoing
flooding across the warned area. Several road closures, road
washouts and isolated landslides have been reported.

For the latest river and stream observations and forecasts refer to

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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