Flash Flooding and Severe Storms Likely Tonight in Central Iowa
This afternoon, Central Iowa is gearing up for another round of possible flash flooding and severe storms. A Flash Flood Watch goes into effect at 4 PM for parts of Central Iowa and all of Northern Iowa. The Des Moines Metro is included in the watch area. Northern Iowa will see storms earlier with an additional 2 to 3” expected on already saturated ground. Some locally higher amounts of 4+ inches are possible north of Highway 20. Central Iowa will see 1 to 2” through late afternoon and early evening as a line of strong storms pushes through during the commute home from work.