Latest Iowa flood Stories

2011-07-30 00:01:02

Flood damage company offers safety tips for those fleeing from rising waters.

2011-05-08 19:25:00

HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Mich., May 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Historical flooding is threatening to cover a large portion of Memphis, Tennessee over the next two weeks as the Mississippi River rises.

2009-09-04 11:09:34

Research on the geophysical aspects of flooding could be key to developing new, real-time flood warning and forecasting systems.

2008-12-27 16:17:12

Additional steps will be taken to better protect valuable artwork being kept at temporary galleries in Iowa following last summer's floods, an official says. Czech & Slovak Museum President Gail Naughton said in the wake of more than $15 million in damage to the collections at four eastern Iowa museums hit by flooding in June, provisions are now in place to prevent further damage at the replacement sites, The Des Moines (Iowa) Register reported Saturday. Naughton's museum in Cedar Rapids...

2008-07-03 21:00:12

By BRUCE RUSHTON CANTON, Mo. - Levee failures on the other side of a flooding river often bring respites. While one side gets flooded, levees on the other side get relief from rising waters.

2008-06-29 12:00:10

By Betsy Taylor Associated Press WINFIELD, Mo. -- A makeshift barrier holding back the Mississippi River failed early Saturday, swamping the low-lying part of the small community of Winfield and ending a valiant but ultimately doomed battle against the surging river.

2008-06-28 00:02:20

By The Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) - Strong Midwestern downpours might force residents to wait even longer to return to homes they evacuated because of fears of flooding, emergency management officials said Thursday.

2008-06-22 00:00:18

By The Associated Press FORT ATKINSON, Wis. (AP) - Gov.

2008-06-21 12:00:23

By Diane Heldt, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Jun.

2008-06-19 18:00:03

U.S. President George Bush toured the flood-stricken Iowa communities of Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Thursday as federal officials discussed recovery plans. Air Force One landed at The Eastern Iowa Airport after 11 a.m.

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