The One to Count On...

Flash Flood Warning for Bussey Area

Posted: Monday, May 12th, 2014 at 4:25 pm
Author:

The following alert was issued for the southeastern part of Marion County by the National Weather Service:

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN MARION COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…
WESTERN MONROE COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL IOWA…

* UNTIL 1015 PM CDT

* AT 417 PM CDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED REPEATED THUNDERSTORMS
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN OF 2 TO 3 INCHES OVER THE WARNED AREA.
ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO
BEGIN SHORTLY.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…
LOVILIA…BUSSEY…HAMILTON…MELROSE AND MARYSVILLE. AREAS OF
MOST CONCERN EXTEND FROM THE MELROSE TO LOVILIA VICINITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE.

PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO YOUR LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY WHEN YOU
CAN DO SO SAFELY.