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
907 PM CDT Sat Sep 21 2019
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE SUNDAY
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.
* Through late Sunday night
* A prolonged period of heavy rain is expected over saturated
soils through Sunday evening. 1 to 3 inches of rain is expected
with isolated higher amounts possible.
* 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.