Flash Flood Watch
- Areas affected:
- Benton, IA
Including the cities of Independence, Manchester, Dubuque,
Vinton, Cedar Rapids, Anamosa, Maquoketa, Clinton, Galena,
Freeport, Mount Carroll, and Sterling
1113 AM CDT Fri Sep 20 2019
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT…
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of northwest Illinois and Iowa, including the
following areas, in northwest Illinois, Carroll, Jo Daviess,
Stephenson, and Whiteside. In Iowa, Benton, Buchanan, Clinton,
Delaware, Dubuque, Jackson, Jones, and Linn.
* From Saturday evening through late Sunday night
* A prolonged period of heavy rain over saturated soils.
Individuals storms may produce rainfall rates of up to 2 inches
per hour and cause flash flooding.
* Be prepared for rapidly rising water levels and possible
flooding if you are near a river, stream, or low lying area.
Be ready to move to higher ground if heavy rain develops.
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.