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Iowa River Rising Following Recent Rain

Posted: Friday, June 22nd, 2018 at 6:26 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

Following the recent rainfall area rivers are rising.

Washington received another half an inch of rain Thursday, for a total of four inches over three days. The Iowa River at Lone Tree rose just over two feet from Thursday morning to Friday morning. As of 6 a.m. Friday the river was at 10.86 feet and flood stage there is 15 feet. At Columbus Junction the Iowa River was within three feet of flood stage, as of 6 a.m. Friday the river was at 16.87 feet and flood stage there is 19 feet.

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