Local River Flooding

We’ve had a lot of heavy rain from Friday night through Sunday evening.  That has lead to the rise of area creeks and rivers.

Check out the Doppler Radar estimated rainfall totals in the last 48 hours (through 9 PM Sunday).

Many Flood Warnings are in effect.

The Cedar River at Cedar Falls is forecast to get close to Moderate Flood Stage.

The Iowa River at Marengo and Belle Plaine are also experiencing flooding.

The English River at Parnell:

North Skunk River near Sigourney:

The Big Bear Creek at Ladora is VERY CLOSE to breaking a record crest.  We’ll be keeping a close eye on this over the next few days.

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Posted under Flooding, Rivers

This post was written by Kyle Kiel on September 2, 2018

NOAA Weather Radio Outage

The National Weather Service in Des Moines reports the Weather Radio WXL-94 in Waterloo is off air due to a communications or hardware failure.  They are working with technicians to get it fixed as soon as possible.

Here’s the full statement:

As always, you can download the Storm Track 7 Weather App for free in the Apple or Google Play Store, and get alerts sent straight to your phone, wherever your location is set to.

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Posted under Miscellaneous, NOAA

This post was written by Kyle Kiel on September 2, 2018