Weather Alerts for Lee, IA

Issued by the National Weather Service

River Flood Warning  RIVER FLOOD WARNING   River Flood Warning
LEE, IA

Areas Affected:
Lee
Effective: Tue 9:12 pm Updated: Tue 11:50 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri 10:00 pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
.Heavy rainfall the past 24 hours has pushed some rivers into flood.
River forecasts include past precipitation and forecast rainfall for
the next 24 hours.
...Flood Warning now in effect until Thursday morning...
The Flood Warning continues for
The Des Moines River at St Francisville.
* Until Thursday morning.
* At  8:15 PM Tuesday the stage was 20.6 feet...and rising.
* Flood stage is  18 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring.
* Recent activity...The river is near crest.
* Forecast...Fall below flood stage Thursday morning.
* Impact...At  20.0 feet...The St. Francisville boat ramp is under
water.
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Information:
If you encounter a flooded roadway, turn around and find an
alternate route. Turn around, don`t drown.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH   Severe Thunderstorm Watch
LEE, IA

Areas Affected:
Des Moines - Henry - Iowa - Jefferson - Johnson - Keokuk - Lee - Louisa - Muscatine - Van Buren - Washington
Effective: Tue 10:20 pm Updated: Tue 11:50 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed 12:00 am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 459 REMAINS VALID UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT
TONIGHT FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS
IN IOWA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 11 COUNTIES
IN EAST CENTRAL IOWA
IOWA                  JOHNSON               MUSCATINE
IN SOUTHEAST IOWA
DES MOINES            HENRY IA              JEFFERSON
KEOKUK                LEE                   LOUISA
VAN BUREN             WASHINGTON
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...BURLINGTON...FAIRFIELD...
FORT MADISON...IOWA CITY...KEOSAUQUA...MARENGO...MOUNT PLEASANT...
MUSCATINE...SIGOURNEY...WAPELLO AND WASHINGTON.

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch
LEE, IA

Areas Affected:
Benton - Cedar - Des Moines - Henry - Iowa - Jefferson - Johnson - Keokuk - Lee - Linn - Louisa - Muscatine - Scott - Van Buren - Washington
Effective: Tue 10:44 pm Updated: Tue 11:50 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed 7:00 am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...MORE HEAVY RAIN AND POSSIBLE FLASH FLOODING...
.ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY
WEDNESDAY MORNING...AND COULD PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING...ESPECIALLY
ACROSS AREAS THAT ALREADY RECEIVED HEAVY RAIN IN THE PAST DAY.
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY...
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR
* PORTIONS OF ILLINOIS...IOWA AND NORTHEAST MISSOURI...INCLUDING
THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN ILLINOIS...HANCOCK...HENDERSON...
HENRY IL...MCDONOUGH...MERCER...ROCK ISLAND AND WARREN. IN
IOWA...BENTON...CEDAR...DES MOINES...HENRY IA...IOWA...
JEFFERSON...JOHNSON...KEOKUK...LEE...LINN...LOUISA...
MUSCATINE...SCOTT...VAN BUREN AND WASHINGTON. IN NORTHEAST
MISSOURI...CLARK AND SCOTLAND.
* UNTIL 7 AM CDT WEDNESDAY
* SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED
TONIGHT. MANY LOCATIONS IN THE WATCH AREA HAVE ALREADY RECEIVED
1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN...OR HIGHER...IN THE PAST DAY WITH SOILS
NEAR SATURATION.
* STORMS WILL BE CAPABLE OF PRODUCING VERY HIGH RAINFALL RATES.
LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY INTENSE STORMS OR MULTIPLE ROUNDS COULD
RECEIVE AN ADDITIONAL 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN...WITH ISOLATED
AMOUNTS OF 3 TO 4 INCHES POSSIBLE. FLASH FLOODING WILL BE
POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS AND NEAR RAIN SWOLLEN
CREEKS.

Information:
A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE.
MONITOR FORECASTS AND TAKE ACTION IF FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS ARE
ISSUED OR FLASH FLOODING DEVELOPS.