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Do not drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water depth and road condition may be unsafe. Additional information is available at https://water.weather.gov/ahps2/ Stay tuned for further updates by listening to NOAA weather radio... or your local radio and TV stations.

Please carefully read each posted Warning and Alert as it relates to the area(s) being affected. We provide a wider range of issued warnings for surrounding cities and counties, so some alerts may not directly impact this location. This is done to help with preparing for severe weather that may overlap or be heading towards Ames.

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Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 22 at 9:50PM CDT until July 23 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Keokuk LD19 affecting Hancock, Clark and Lee Counties. Mississippi River at Keithsburg affecting Louisa, Mercer, Henderson and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at New Boston LD17 affecting Louisa and Mercer Counties. Mississippi River at Rock Island LD15 affecting Rock Island, Scott and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Burlington affecting Hancock, Henderson, Lee and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18 affecting Henderson and Des Moines Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Ill. City LD16 affecting Rock Island and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Gregory Landing affecting Hancock and Clark Counties. Mississippi River at Muscatine affecting Louisa, Rock Island, Mercer and Muscatine Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Keokuk LD19. * WHEN...Until tomorrow evening. * IMPACTS...At 16.0 feet, Water affects low lying buildings in rural areas. Water affects the railroad tracks in Alexandria. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:10 PM CDT Monday the stage was 16.0 feet and falling. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage just after midnight tonight and continue falling to 11.5 feet Monday, July 29. - Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

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Area
Lee, IA; Hancock, IL; Clark, MO

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 22 at 9:50PM CDT until July 24 at 10:00AM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Keokuk LD19 affecting Hancock, Clark and Lee Counties. Mississippi River at Keithsburg affecting Louisa, Mercer, Henderson and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at New Boston LD17 affecting Louisa and Mercer Counties. Mississippi River at Rock Island LD15 affecting Rock Island, Scott and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Burlington affecting Hancock, Henderson, Lee and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18 affecting Henderson and Des Moines Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Ill. City LD16 affecting Rock Island and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Gregory Landing affecting Hancock and Clark Counties. Mississippi River at Muscatine affecting Louisa, Rock Island, Mercer and Muscatine Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Ill. City LD16. * WHEN...Until late Wednesday morning. * IMPACTS...At 16.0 feet, Water affects the park at Andalusia. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:30 PM CDT Monday the stage was 15.7 feet and falling. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage tomorrow afternoon and continue falling to 10.8 feet Monday, July 29. - Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

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Area
Muscatine, IA; Rock Island, IL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 22 at 9:50PM CDT until July 25 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Keokuk LD19 affecting Hancock, Clark and Lee Counties. Mississippi River at Keithsburg affecting Louisa, Mercer, Henderson and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at New Boston LD17 affecting Louisa and Mercer Counties. Mississippi River at Rock Island LD15 affecting Rock Island, Scott and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Burlington affecting Hancock, Henderson, Lee and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18 affecting Henderson and Des Moines Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Ill. City LD16 affecting Rock Island and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Gregory Landing affecting Hancock and Clark Counties. Mississippi River at Muscatine affecting Louisa, Rock Island, Mercer and Muscatine Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Rock Island LD15. * WHEN...Until early Thursday morning. * IMPACTS...At 15.5 feet, Water affects Le Claire Park. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:30 PM CDT Monday the stage was 15.6 feet and falling. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage Wednesday morning and continue falling to 11.3 feet Monday, July 29. - Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

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Area
Muscatine, IA; Scott, IA; Rock Island, IL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 22 at 9:50PM CDT until July 25 at 7:00AM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Keokuk LD19 affecting Hancock, Clark and Lee Counties. Mississippi River at Keithsburg affecting Louisa, Mercer, Henderson and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at New Boston LD17 affecting Louisa and Mercer Counties. Mississippi River at Rock Island LD15 affecting Rock Island, Scott and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Burlington affecting Hancock, Henderson, Lee and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18 affecting Henderson and Des Moines Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Ill. City LD16 affecting Rock Island and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Gregory Landing affecting Hancock and Clark Counties. Mississippi River at Muscatine affecting Louisa, Rock Island, Mercer and Muscatine Counties. * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Muscatine. * WHEN...Until Thursday morning. * IMPACTS...At 18.0 feet, Water affects most of the Riverside Park parking lot. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:15 PM CDT Monday the stage was 17.2 feet and falling. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage early Wednesday afternoon and continue falling to 12.6 feet Monday, July 29. - Flood stage is 16.0 feet.

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Area
Louisa, IA; Muscatine, IA; Mercer, IL; Rock Island, IL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 22 at 9:50PM CDT until July 26 at 1:00PM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Keokuk LD19 affecting Hancock, Clark and Lee Counties. Mississippi River at Keithsburg affecting Louisa, Mercer, Henderson and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at New Boston LD17 affecting Louisa and Mercer Counties. Mississippi River at Rock Island LD15 affecting Rock Island, Scott and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Burlington affecting Hancock, Henderson, Lee and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18 affecting Henderson and Des Moines Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Ill. City LD16 affecting Rock Island and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Gregory Landing affecting Hancock and Clark Counties. Mississippi River at Muscatine affecting Louisa, Rock Island, Mercer and Muscatine Counties. * WHAT...Moderate flooding is occurring. * WHERE...Mississippi River at New Boston LD17. * WHEN...Until early Friday afternoon. * IMPACTS...At 18.1 feet, Lock and Dam 17 is closed. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:10 PM CDT Monday the stage was 16.9 feet and falling. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage Thursday evening and continue falling to 12.3 feet Monday, July 29. - Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

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Area
Louisa, IA; Mercer, IL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 22 at 9:50PM CDT until July 26 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Keokuk LD19 affecting Hancock, Clark and Lee Counties. Mississippi River at Keithsburg affecting Louisa, Mercer, Henderson and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at New Boston LD17 affecting Louisa and Mercer Counties. Mississippi River at Rock Island LD15 affecting Rock Island, Scott and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Burlington affecting Hancock, Henderson, Lee and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18 affecting Henderson and Des Moines Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Ill. City LD16 affecting Rock Island and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Gregory Landing affecting Hancock and Clark Counties. Mississippi River at Muscatine affecting Louisa, Rock Island, Mercer and Muscatine Counties. * WHAT...Moderate flooding is occurring. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Keithsburg. * WHEN...Until Friday evening. * IMPACTS...At 16.0 feet, Water is over the campground and boat ramp in Keithsburg. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:30 PM CDT Monday the stage was 15.8 feet and falling. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage early Friday morning and continue falling to 11.9 feet Monday, July 29. - Flood stage is 14.0 feet.

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Area
Des Moines, IA; Louisa, IA; Henderson, IL; Mercer, IL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 22 at 9:50PM CDT until July 28 at 4:00PM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Keokuk LD19 affecting Hancock, Clark and Lee Counties. Mississippi River at Keithsburg affecting Louisa, Mercer, Henderson and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at New Boston LD17 affecting Louisa and Mercer Counties. Mississippi River at Rock Island LD15 affecting Rock Island, Scott and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Burlington affecting Hancock, Henderson, Lee and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18 affecting Henderson and Des Moines Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Ill. City LD16 affecting Rock Island and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Gregory Landing affecting Hancock and Clark Counties. Mississippi River at Muscatine affecting Louisa, Rock Island, Mercer and Muscatine Counties. * WHAT...Moderate flooding is occurring. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18. * WHEN...Until Sunday afternoon. * IMPACTS...At 15.0 feet, Lock and Dam 18 is closed. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:30 PM CDT Monday the stage was 13.3 feet and falling. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage late Saturday evening and continue falling to 8.7 feet Monday, July 29. - Flood stage is 10.0 feet.

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Area
Des Moines, IA; Henderson, IL

Flood Warning

Flood Warning issued July 22 at 9:50PM CDT until July 29 at 1:00AM CDT by NWS Quad Cities IA IL

...The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Keokuk LD19 affecting Hancock, Clark and Lee Counties. Mississippi River at Keithsburg affecting Louisa, Mercer, Henderson and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at New Boston LD17 affecting Louisa and Mercer Counties. Mississippi River at Rock Island LD15 affecting Rock Island, Scott and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Burlington affecting Hancock, Henderson, Lee and Des Moines Counties. Mississippi River at Gladstone LD18 affecting Henderson and Des Moines Counties. ...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers in Iowa... Illinois...Missouri... Mississippi River at Ill. City LD16 affecting Rock Island and Muscatine Counties. Mississippi River at Gregory Landing affecting Hancock and Clark Counties. Mississippi River at Muscatine affecting Louisa, Rock Island, Mercer and Muscatine Counties. * WHAT...Moderate flooding is occurring. * WHERE...Mississippi River at Burlington. * WHEN...Until Monday, July 29. * IMPACTS...At 18.0 feet, Water affects the Burlington Auditorium parking lot. Water also affects Bluff Harbor Marina. Water affects North Shore Marina in Fort Madison. In Dallas City, water affects First Street at the ball park. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:00 PM CDT Monday the stage was 17.9 feet and falling. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage Sunday morning and continue falling to 14.3 feet Monday, July 29. - Flood stage is 15.0 feet.

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Area
Des Moines, IA; Lee, IA; Hancock, IL; Henderson, IL
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