Posts With Keyword ‘Flooding’

Columbus Junction Prepares for the Worst

Posted: Friday, May 31st, 2013 at 6:23 am

As the Iowa River continues to rise, the City of Columbus Junction is taking precautionary measures.

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Mid-Prairie Cancels School Due to Flooding Friday

Posted: Saturday, April 20th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Flooding closed two of the major roads that Mid-Prairie School District uses for bus routes, prompting school officials to cancel classes yesterday.

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Weekend Rains and Snow Melt Lead to Flooding

Posted: Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 at 6:31 am

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The warm front, rain, and the snow melt led to minor flooding in areas of Washington County Sunday.

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Columbus Junction Council Meeting

Posted: Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

The City of Columbus Junction will have their regular Council meeting on Wednesday. The primary item on the agenda is a discussion of a Flood Plain Variance Request by the Louisa County Fair Board.

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City of Wellman Flood Cleanup Continues

Posted: Thursday, August 12th, 2010 at 6:21 am

The City of Wellman was hit hard by heavy rainfall last week and significant damage was reported due to flash flooding.

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Update: Flooding Causes Road Closures In Washington

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 9:15 am

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Nearly three inches of rain has fallen in the last 24 hours in Washington, flooding several roads.

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Wellman Hit Hard By Heavy Rainfall

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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High water levels from heavy rainfall have left the south side of Wellman underwater. 

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Free Flood Clean-Up Kits Available

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The American Red Cross Grant Wood Area Chapter is offering free clean up kits for residents affected by Tuesday’s flash flooding in Wellman.

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New Washington Rain Record Possible

Posted: Saturday, June 26th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Washington is about an inch and a half away from breaking the all-time precipitation record for June.

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Iowa’s Wet Weather Has Biggest Impact on SE Iowa Farmers

Posted: Thursday, June 24th, 2010 at 6:28 am

Iowa’s Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey says this month’s heavy rainfall is the “most detrimental in southern and southeastern Iowa”, and he expects several counties in the Washington area will receive federal disaster relief funding once a survey of crop losses is completed.

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Rebuild Iowa’s Flood Tips For Washington County

Posted: Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 at 6:28 am

The Rebuild Iowa Office was created to after storms and flooding caused millions of dollars worth of damage in 2008, and that office now has advice for residents of Washington County as they approach record rainfall for June.

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Flooding Concerns As More T-Storms Roll into SE Iowa

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 7:41 am

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Flooding remains a concern across southeast Iowa as Thunderstorms are expected through the midday.

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Flooding Forces Venue Change for FFA Consignment Auction

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:42 am

Flooding on the Iowa River has forced a local FFA Chapter to change the venue for their upcoming consignment auction.

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Mild Weather Expected this Week

Posted: Monday, March 15th, 2010 at 6:42 am

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Rapid snow melt and rain last week has many Iowans concerned about flooding. State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says this week’s forecast should help alleviate some of those worries.

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CJ Still Vulnerable to Flooding

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:49 am

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Many area rivers are at or above flood stage, and a city councilor from Columbus Junction says they are just as vulnerable to flooding as they were in 2008.

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Flooding Risks Continue

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 6:51 am

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Saturated soil, melting snow and daily chances of rain this week are expected to lead to high river stages and chances of flooding.

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Will Flooding Be a Concern?

Posted: Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 at 6:56 am

2009 was one of the wettest years on record for Iowa, and January of this year started with another massive winter storm.

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