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Roads into Chelsea closed

National Weather Service Flood Statement

March 15, 2019
Toledo Chronicle, Tama News-Herald

Access to Chelsea via Tama County Road V18 north and south and from E66 from the east were all posted as closed Friday as flood waters covered them.

From National Weather service- Des Monies- Friday afternoon, March 15:

Flood Warning

Article Photos

View south on V-18 into Chelsea at about 3 p.m., March 15, 2019.
Chronicle/News-Herald- John Speer

Flood Statement

National Weather Service Des Moines IA

311 PM CDT Fri Mar 15 2019

...The Flood Warning has been cancelled for all or portions of the

following rivers in Iowa...South Skunk River...

Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Polk...Story

...The Flood Warning has been extended for all or portions of the

following rivers in Iowa...Iowa River...Cedar River...Shell Rock

River...Beaver Creek...Raccoon River...

Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Black Hawk...Bremer...

Butler...Dallas...Marshall...Polk...Wright

...The Flood Warning continues for all or portions of the following

rivers in Iowa...Iowa River...Black Hawk Creek...South Skunk

River...Des Moines River...West Fork Des Moines River...Raccoon

River...North Raccoon River...North River...

Affecting the following counties in Iowa...Black Hawk...Boone...

Dallas...Emmet...Greene...Hamilton...Humboldt...Jasper...

Madison...Marion...Palo Alto...Pocahontas...Polk...Tama...

Warren...Webster

River forecasts include observed precipitation, as well as expected

precipitation over the next 48 hours.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If you encounter a flooded area, turn around and find an alternate

route. Turn around, do not drown.

More information--including impact statements and crest

histories--is available on the Web at... www.weather.gov/desmoines.

Click on the Rivers and Lakes link.

 
 

 

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