Posts With Keyword ‘Des Moines River’

No Significant Flooding Expected From State Climatologist Along Des Moines River

Posted: Monday, March 28th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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Despite a heavy snow pack in Upper parts of the Des Moines river basin, no significant flooding is expected in Marion County.

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Des Moines River Well Below Flood Stage Near Red Rock

Posted: Sunday, March 27th, 2011 at 6:29 am

Despite a heavy snow pack in Upper parts of the des moines river basin, no significant flooding is expected in Marion County.

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Heavy Spring Flooding Not Likely, State Climatologist Says

Posted: Tuesday, March 8th, 2011 at 6:27 am

A brief warm up at the end of last month should help prevent any significant flooding in the area this spring.

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NOAA Releases Flood Spring Flood Predictions

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released the findings of its study of flood probability for Marion County.

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Lake Red Rock Expected to Slowly Recede

Posted: Wednesday, July 7th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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It appears that the heaviest flow of water down the Des Moines River is past, and Lake Red Rock is expected to continue gradually receding over the next several days.

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More Water Means More Safety Concerns For Boaters

Posted: Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 at 6:28 am

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While the large amount of rainfall this month has increased the water levels at Lake Red Rock and the Des Moines River, it has also increases safety concerns for boaters. 

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Water Level Up, but Manageable at Red Rock

Posted: Friday, March 26th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The melting of all of this winter’s snowfall, coupled with a pair of recent precipitation events has the water level at Lake Red Rock well above normal, but the reservoir is serving its purpose.

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High Waterway Levels Upstream Will Affect Red Rock, says Climatologist

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 6:27 am

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The rapidly-rising Saylorville Resevoir has residents in some areas of Des Moines keeping a close eye on the forecast, and high river levels further up the Des Moines River will also mean rising water levels coming to Lake Red Rock.

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