TO THE U.S. AND RAIN ACROSS THE
SOUTHEAST. THE RADAR RIGHT NOW DOES NOT
SHOW A WHOLE LOT ACROSS CENTRAL
IOWA. WE HAVE MORE SHOWERS MOVING IN. THERE IS A LOAN — LONE THUNDER
SHOWER MOVING TOWARD CLEARFIELD
AND SPREADING TOWARD CRESTON AND
EVENTUALLY IN THE METRO. IF IT CAN HOLD TOGETHER, IT WILL
BE HERE AROUND 2:00. LAST NIGHT AND EARLY THIS
MORNING, THE HEAVIER RAIN
TARGETED NORTHERN IOWA. RADAR INDICATES 1 TO 2 INCHES OF
RAIN FELL. IT WAS REALLY POURING AND IT IS
JUST THE BEGINNING. WE HAVE WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS FROM NORTHWEST
IOWA. WE HAVE A PLUME OF MOISTURE
STREAMING IN HERE AND A COLD
FRONT MOVING THROUGH CENTRAL
IOWA. ALL THOSE STORMS CONTINUE TO
MOVE THROUGH, PRODUCING HEAVY
RAIN. FLASH FLOODING WATCH CONTINUES
FOR PRETTY MUCH THE ENTIRE STATE
.
THIS WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND
THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING 7:00
A.M. EVEN THOUGH WE SEE MORE RAIN. LET’S TAKE YOU HOUR-BY-HOUR. GENERAL SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSHOWERS EXPECTED NORTH OF
HIGHWAY 30. CLOSER TO WHERE THE — THAT SETS
UP, WE SEE THE POTENTIAL FOR
STRONGER STORMS. WE HAVE THE POTENTIAL FOR A
LITTLE BIT OF ROTATION AND THOSE
COULD BECOME SEVERE. PAY ATTENTION AND STAY WEATHER
AWARE. NOTICE HOW THE RAIN MOVES CLOSER
TO THE I-35 CORRIDOR IN TIME FOR
THE EVENING COMMUTE. IT DOESN’T REALLY MOVE OUT AT
ALL. THROUGH 8:00 P.M., WE ARE
DEALING WITH HEAVY RAIN. IT IS GOING TO BE LASTING FOR
SEVERAL HOURS. SIMILAR CONDITIONS ON THE WAY
OVERNIGHT. MORE LOCALLY HEAVY DOWNPOURS
POSSIBLE EVEN THROUGH MIDNIGHT. EARLY ON WEDNESDAY, THAT
EVENTUALLY WILL BE HEADED OUT. NORTHERN IOWA, ANOTHER INCH OR
SO OF RAINFALL. LOOK AT THIS HEAVY RAIN FALLING
NORTH OF DES MOINES. GOING IN FOR A CLOSER VIEW, THE
HEAVIEST RAIN NORTH OF I-35. OVERNIGHT, LOOK WHAT HAPPENS. THIS MAY NOT GO INTO YOUR RAIN
GAUGE, BUT THIS IS THE OUT —
THE AREA WHERE 2 TO FIVE INCHES
OF RAIN COULD FALL. BEHIND IT, TEMPERATURES HAVE
FALLEN SOME 25 TO EARLY DEGREES. IN DES MOINES, WE ARE CAUGHT IN
THE MIDDLE. CHANGE IN THE AIR. 79 DEGREES RIGHT NOW AND A
SOUTHWEST WIND WILL BE SHIFTING. HEAVY RAINFALL OVERN