IEM Daily Feature
Friday, 30 March 2018

One Hour Flash Flood Guidance

Posted: 30 Mar 2018 05:33 AM

Today wraps up Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa and today's topic is flooding. Flooding is one of the top weather related cause of fatalities in the United States. Flooding can happen quickly as a result of heavy rainfall and the featured map is a diagnostic on how much rainfall is needed over an hour to result in non-urban area flash flooding. This product is generated by the National Weather Service River Forecast Center and you can generate maps like these on the website for current and archived dates.

Good = 13
Bad = 20
Abstain = 1

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