Local watches, warnings, and advisories for Iowa
National watches, warnings, and advisories
FLOOD WARNING
(2 counties)
Clayton, Fayette
Until 8:45 AM Friday
More Information The National Weather Service in La Crosse has issued a
  • Flood Warning for... Western Clayton County in northeastern Iowa... Southeastern Fayette County in northeastern Iowa...
  • Until 845 AM CDT Friday.
  • At 1143 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the warned area. Between 2 and 5 inches of rain have fallen. Some locations that will experience flooding include... Guttenberg, Elkader, Strawberry Point, McGregor, Garnavillo, Arlington, Volga, Garber, Clayton, Elkport, Osborne and Mederville.

  • Recommended Actions: Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding.

    FREEZE WATCH
    (5 counties)
    Fremont, Mills, Montgomery, Page, Pottawattamie
    1:00 AM to 10:00 AM Saturday
    More Information
  • WHAT...Sub-freezing temperatures as low as 25 possible.
  • WHERE...Portions of east central and southeast Nebraska and southwest Iowa.
  • WHEN...From late Friday night through Saturday morning.
  • IMPACTS...Freeze conditions could kill crops, other sensitive vegetation and possibly damage unprotected outdoor plumbing.

  • Recommended Actions: Take steps now to protect tender plants from the cold. To prevent freezing and possible bursting of outdoor water pipes they should be wrapped, drained, or allowed to drip slowly. Those that have in-ground sprinkler systems should drain them and cover above- ground pipes to protect them from freezing.

    SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
    (2 counties)
    Buchanan, Delaware
    Until Midnight Friday
    More Information At 1131 PM CDT, radar indicated a band of heavy rain over portions of Buchanan County, moving northeast at 35 mph. Runoff from the rain could lead to ponding of water on roadways and minor flooding of creeks and streams. Locations impacted include... Independence, Jesup, Edgewood, Winthrop, Hazleton, Lamont, Brandon, Aurora, Dundee, Stanley, Lime Creek County Park, Winthrop Golf Course, Wapsipinicon Golf Course, Fontana County Park, Littleton, Buchanan County Fairgrounds, Otterville, Backbone State Park, Independence Airport and Jakway Park. This includes Interstate 380 between mile markers 51 and 55.