River Flooding Update

We continue to keep a close eye on the river across northern Iowa.  The Upper Iowa River and Turkey River are experiencing major flooding.  Flood warnings continue for several areas across our northern counties.  Click here to stay up-to-date with the latest river levels.

Flood Warning

Here are the latest levels and forecast levels for several areas:

The Upper Iowa River at Dorchester reached a record crest of 24.3 feet Wednesday, and continues to gradually fall.  As of Noon Thursday, major flooding is still occurring.
Dorchester Upper Iowa

The Upper Iowa River at Decorah reached moderate flood stage Wednesday, and continues to fall.
Upper Iowa Decorah

Major flooding is still occurring on the Turkey River at Spillville, after a record crest just over 20 feet Wednesday morning.

Turkey Spillville

Going south along the Turkey River, major flooding is occurring at El Dorado after a record crest very early Thursday, at 23.9 ft.

Turkey at El Dorado

The Turkey River at Clermont is also experiencing moderate to major flooding as of Thursday afternoon, and the river continues to rise.

Turkey at Clermont

Minor to moderate flooding is occurring along the Turkey River in Elgin, Elkader and Garber, with major flooding in the forecast over the next 12 to 36 hours.

Turkey at Elgin Turkey at Elkader Turkey at Garber

 

The Cedar River at Cedar Falls has a flood warning through Sunday morning, with minor flooding in the forecast.  Cedar River at Waterloo will see a small rise, but flooding is not forecast as of Thursday afternoon.

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This post was written by Kyle Kiel on August 25, 2016

24 Hour Rain Totals

Here are the 24-hour rainfall totals as of 9AM Wednesday, August 24, 2016:

Rain Totals 24 hr

Waterloo 0.00
Dubuque 0.12
Cedar Rapids 0.37
Iowa City 0.22
Ainsworth 7.4 N 0.58
Anamosa 3SSW, IA 1.05
BELLE PLAINE, IA 0.05
Bellevue LD 12, IA 0.50
Bluffton 3.68
CASCADE, IA 0.11
Cedar Rapids 2.2 WSW 1.02
Cedar Rapids 2.7 NE 0.77
Center Junction 2.6 W 0.80
Center Point 0.6 NNW 0.06
Central City 6.7 W 0.27
Charles City Cedar River 3.08
CHARLES CITY, IA 3.22
COGGON, IA 0.14
CONRAD, IA 0.01
Coralville 1.8 NW 0.27
CRESCO 1NE, IA 6.04
Decorah 4.9SE 8.46
Decorah 6ESE, IA 7.58
Decorah 7.9 ENE 6.71
Dorchester HWY 76 5.31
Dubuque #3, IA 0.19
El Dorado 1 mi E 0.55
ELKADER 6SSW, IA 1.18
ELMA, IA 5.03
Ely 0.5 SE 0.17
FAYETTE, IA 0.06
Gilbertville 1.0 NW 0.01
GRUNDY CENTER, IA Trace
GUTTENBERG L & D 10, IA 0.53
Hopkinton 0.2 NE 0.27
Hopkinton 5.4 WSW 0.25
Ionia 2 mi W 3.68
IONIA 2W, IA 3.39
Iowa City 4.5 N 0.38
IOWA CITY, IA 0.21
IOWA FALLS, IA Trace
Kalona 7.3 NNW 0.02
Latimer 1.9 NE 0.13
LOWDEN, IA 1.05
MANCHESTER NO. 2, IA 0.02
MAQUOKETA 4 W, IA 1.00
Marion 1.2 NE 0.99
Marion 1.7 NNW 1.15
Marquette 0.18
McGregor 0.06
Monona WWTP, IA 2.07
Monticello, IA 0.32
NASHUA 2SW, IA 1.45
New Hampton 0.3 mi NNW 3.70
New Hampton 0.3 NNW 3.71
New Hampton 0.4 SW 3.53
NEW HAMPTON, IA 3.65
Nora Springs 2.4 SSE 2.60
NORTH ENGLISH, IA 0.25
North Liberty 1.0 ENE 0.33
OSAGE , IA 4.73
Peosta 2.9 E 0.46
Riceville 3 NW 4.21
Robins 0.4 SSE 0.36
Sigourney, IA 0.08
Solon 0.3 ESE 0.41
ST ANSGAR, IA 4.22
STRAWBERRY POINT, IA 0.31
Swisher 0.4 NNE 0.22
SWISHER, IA 0.16
TOLEDO 3 N, IA 0.22
VINTON, IA 0.02
VOLGA 1NE, IA 0.41
WASHINGTON, IA 0.25
Waterville 3 SE 2.25
Watson 4 ENE 1.34
WAUCOMA , IA 3.96
Waucoma 0.2 N 3.83
Waucoma 3.2 S 1.72
WILLIAMSBURG 3 SE, IA 0.43
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This post was written by Rachael Peart on August 24, 2016

24 Hour Rainfall Totals

Here are the 24 hour rain totals from Tuesday August 16, 2016 – Wednesday August 17, 2016

KWWL 2015 MAX Storm ED

Waterloo 0.21
Dubuque 0.08
Cedar Rapids 0.08
Iowa City 0.03
Gilbertville 1.0 NW 0.31
Ainsworth 7.4 N Trace
Amana 4.7 W 0.03
Anamosa 3SSW, IA 0.02
BRIGHTON, IA 0.06
CASCADE, IA 0.07
Cedar Falls 0.6 N 0.03
Cedar Falls 1.4 SSE 0.13
Cedar Rapids 2.2 WSW 0.10
Cedar Rapids 3.4 NW 0.06
Center Point 0.6 NNW 0.18
Central City 6.7 W 0.11
CHARLES CITY, IA 0.32
Clarksville 0.2 NW 0.02
COGGON, IA 0.08
COLWELL, IA 0.60
CONRAD, IA 0.15
Coralville 1.8 NW 0.05
CRESCO 1NE, IA 0.39
Decorah 4.9SE 1.09
Decorah 6ESE, IA 1.23
Decorah 7.9 ENE 1.00
Dubuque #3, IA 0.09
Dubuque L&D 11, IA 0.10
EDGEWOOD, IA 0.18
ELKADER 6SSW, IA 0.70
ELMA, IA 0.30
FAYETTE, IA 0.67
Fort Atkinson 0.2 SE 0.06
GRUNDY CENTER, IA 0.25
GUTTENBERG L & D 10, IA 0.49
HAMPTON, IA 0.08
Hopkinton 5.4 WSW 0.10
Independence 1.2 N 1.20
IONIA 2W, IA 0.28
IOWA CITY, IA 0.01
IOWA FALLS, IA 0.03
Kalona 7.3 NNW 0.08
LOWDEN, IA Trace
MANCHESTER NO. 2, IA 0.65
Marengo 2.6 SSW 0.14
MARENGO, IA 0.12
Marion 1.2 NE 0.04
Marion 1.7 NNW 0.03
Monona WWTP, IA 0.47
Monticello, IA 0.04
NASHUA 2SW, IA 0.10
New Hampton 0.3 NNW 0.52
New Hampton 0.4 SW 0.66
NEW HAMPTON, IA 0.56
Nora Springs 2.4 SSE 0.38
NORTH ENGLISH, IA 0.14
OSAGE , IA 0.18
Peosta 2.9 E 0.11
Quasqueton 1.8 S 0.57
Robins 0.4 SSE 0.06
Sigourney 1.1 W 0.10
Sigourney, IA 0.09
ST ANSGAR, IA 0.02
STANLEY 4 W, IA 0.40
STRAWBERRY POINT, IA 0.48
Swisher 0.4 NNE 0.07
TOLEDO 3 N, IA 0.10
TRAER, IA 0.12
TRIPOLI, IA 0.01
VOLGA 1NE, IA 0.26
WASHINGTON, IA 0.03
Waterloo 1.4 ESE 0.34
Waterloo 3.0 NNW 0.03
WAUCOMA , IA 0.63
Waucoma 0.2 N 0.71
Waucoma 3.2 S 0.31
WILLIAMSBURG 3 SE, IA 0.10
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This post was written by Rachael Peart on August 17, 2016

Perseid Meteor Shower 2016

Perseids

The annual Perseid Meteor Shower is this week.

Once per year, the Earth tracks through debris caused by the Swift-Tuttle comet. This is what causes the Perseid Meteor Shower every year in August. NASA is calling for about 200 meteors per hour during the peak early Friday morning. That is about twice as many meteors than normal – possibly due to Jupiter’s gravitational field.

The best viewing conditions would be in a dark sky, between midnight and dawn on Friday, August 12. Meteors can also be seen in the early morning hours on Saturday, August 13.

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The graph shows the number of meteors visible. The left axis shows the number of meteors per hour. The bottom axis shows the date. 200 meteors per hour can be seen late Thursday into early Friday.

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This post was written by Rachael Peart on August 9, 2016

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Your grandmother and spy bho remover reviews grandfather never grew up having a cellular phone in their budget. Actually, it is likely your mothers and fathers didn’t have one of those products right up until they were middle aged. That means it is your responsibility to get out tricks and tips on your own, such as those in the following paragraphs.

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Does your cell battery expire quickly? Should you, then this might be on account of your signal is fragile. Weakened indicators may actually strain batteries. Don’t shop spy museum washington reviews your telephone inside a place where by it can’t get a sign, like a dresser or drawer, when it’s not being used.

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When you may possibly struggle to learn much about cellular phones out of your mothers and fathers or grandma and grandpa, you can educate individuals old canines newer and more spy gear mic launcher reviews effective techniques! Talk about this short article with them to allow them to referred to as a lot in regards to the subject while you now do. That method for you to all benefit from these amazing recommendations!

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This post was written by Schnack on August 1, 2016

Excessive Heat Watch and 100° Heat

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch for most of the area. Heat indices (the combination of the air temperature and the dew point) are expected to exceed 100°, and could be as high as 110°. The watch begins for some western counties on Wednesday and the rest of the area on Thursday. The entire watch will end on Saturday.

Excessive Heat Watch MW

 

Actual air temperatures will top out in the mid 90s, which isn’t too far off from what we’ve seen in the past couple of years. However, the National Weather Service hasn’t issued an excessive heat watch since July 2011.

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Though it will feel like 100+° during the afternoon on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, air temperatures have not been that warm since 2013. The chart below shows the last time the temperature was 100° or warmer:

City Date Temperature
Waterloo 7/25/12 104°
Dubuque 8/30/13 100°
Cedar Rapids 7/25/12 101°
Iowa City 9/8/13 105°

Cooler air (with highs in the 80s) is expected to track in on Sunday.

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This post was written by Rachael Peart on July 19, 2016

New Watches For Overnight

Severe T-storm Watch has been expanded west to include central Iowa until 6 AM. The watch for most of eastern Iowa is in effect until 5 AM.  High wind and heavy rain possible.

KWWL 2015 MAX Storm ED

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This post was written by Schnack on July 5, 2016

24 Hour Rain Totals

Here are the 24 hour rain totals as of 7AM 07/04/2016:

Waterloo 0.00
Cedar Rapids 0.00
Dubuque 0.00
Iowa City 0.00
Quasqueton 1.8 S Trace
Cedar Rapids 3.4 NW Trace
WASHINGTON, IA Trace

Most of the rain fell south of the KWWL viewing area on Sunday. There is chance for showers and storms starting Tuesday night. Then, off and on chances of storms continues through Friday.

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This post was written by Rachael Peart on July 4, 2016

24 Hour Rainfall Totals (June 30th to July 1st)

Here are the latest rainfall totals from across eastern Iowa from 7 AM June 30th to 7 AM July 1st.

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Town Amount
Waterloo 0.41
Dubuque 0.28
Cedar Rapids 0.20
Iowa City 0.04
Ainsworth 7.4 N 0.51
Allison 0.73
Anamosa 0.06
Belle Plaine 0.10
Bellevue L&D 12 0.85
Cedar Falls 0.6 N 0.45
Cedar Falls 1.4 SSE 0.39
Cedar Rapids 3.4 NW 0.19
Center Point 0.6 NNW 0.25
Central City 6.7 W 0.15
Charles City 1.10
Clarksville 0.2 NW 0.56
Coggon 0.18
Colwell 0.32
Conrad 0.10
Coralville 1.8 NW 0.22
Cresco 1 NE 0.06
Decorah 7.9 ENE 0.03
Dubuque #3 0.40
Dubuque L&D 11 0.04
Dysart 3.1 N 0.53
Eldora 1.2 ENE 0.22
Elkader 6SSW 0.02
Elma 0.50
Ely 0.5 SE 0.22
Fayette 0.12
Gilbertville 1.0 NW 0.60
Grundy Center 0.25
Guttenberg L&D 10 0.01
Hampton 0.30
Ionia 2 W 1.70
Iowa City 0.82
Iowa Falls 0.26
Kalona 7.3 NNW 1.38
Latimer 1.9 NE 0.19
Lowden 0.03
Manchester No. 2 0.03
Maquoketa 4 W Trace
Marion 1.7 NNW 0.17
Monona 0.03
Monticello 0.02
Nashua 2SW 1.01
New Hampton 1.04
New Hampton 0.3 NNW 0.15
Nora Springs 2.4 SSE 0.85
North English 1.38
North Liberty 1.0 ENE 0.60
Oelwein 1NE 0.02
Osage 0.41
Parkersburg 0.48
Peosta 2.9 E 0.41
Quasqueton 1.8 S 0.10
Robins 0.4 SSE 0.18
Sigourney 0.70
Sigourney 1.1 W 0.70
Solon 0.3 ESE 0.33
Stanley 4 W 0.05
Strawberry Point 0.03
Toledo 3 N 0.05
Traer 0.51
Tripoli 0.33
Vinton 0.08
Volga 1 NE 0.03
Washington 0.41
Waterloo 1.0 SW 0.40
Waterloo 1.8 SSE 0.50
Williamsburg 0.72
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This post was written by Kyle Kiel on July 1, 2016

New Forecast Point for Upper Iowa River

The Upper Iowa River now has a new forecasting point in Winneshiek County.  The new gage is located just east of the town of Bluffton.

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The new forecasts will describe the river conditions just upstream of Bluffton, downstream just a few miles to the Ten Mile Creek.  These forecasts will be issued when rainfall or snowmelt will cause the flooding along the Upper Iowa River.

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Downstream view at Bluffton

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Upstream view at Bluffton

 

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This post was written by Kyle Kiel on June 29, 2016