Weather Alerts for Des Moines, IA

Issued by the National Weather Service

Severe Thunderstorm Watch  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH   Severe Thunderstorm Watch
DES MOINES, IA

Areas Affected:
Adair - Adams - Appanoose - Cass - Clarke - Davis - Decatur - Des Moines - Henry - Iowa - Jasper - Jefferson - Johnson - Keokuk - Lee - Louisa - Lucas - Madison - Mahaska - Marion - Monroe - Muscatine - Poweshiek - Ringgold - Taylor - Union - Van Buren - Wapello - Warren - Washington - Wayne
Effective: Tue 5:45 pm Updated: Tue 9:35 pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed 12:00 am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH 459 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 AM CDT
FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
IA
.    IOWA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE
ADAIR                ADAMS               APPANOOSE
CASS                 CLARKE              DAVIS
DECATUR              DES MOINES          FREMONT
HENRY                IOWA                JASPER
JEFFERSON            JOHNSON             KEOKUK
LEE                  LOUISA              LUCAS
MADISON              MAHASKA             MARION
MONROE               MONTGOMERY          MUSCATINE
PAGE                 POWESHIEK           RINGGOLD
TAYLOR               UNION               VAN BUREN
WAPELLO              WARREN              WASHINGTON
WAYNE

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch
DES MOINES, IA

Areas Affected:
Benton - Cedar - Des Moines - Henry - Iowa - Jefferson - Johnson - Keokuk - Lee - Linn - Louisa - Muscatine - Scott - Van Buren - Washington
Effective: Tue 3:24 pm Updated: Tue 9:35 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 IN EFFECT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A
* FLASH FLOOD WATCH 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.
* THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN ARE EXPECTED
LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...AND POSSIBLY THROUGH THE
OVERNIGHT HOURS. MANY LOCATIONS IN THE WATCH AREA HAVE ALREADY
RECEIVED 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAIN...LOCALLY 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.