Posts With Keyword ‘Flooding’

PHS Gym Floor May Be OK, Insurance Company To Decide This Week

Posted: Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Floodwaters covered the floor of the Pella High School gymnasium back in June, and crews have removed the equipment being used to dry out the facility.

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PHS Gym Floor May Be OK, Insurance Company To Decide

Posted: Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 at 6:27 am

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Floodwaters covered the floor of the Pella High School gymnasium back in June, and crews have removed the equipment being used to dry out the facility.

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Flooding in Marion County on Sunday

Posted: Monday, May 30th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Over two inches of heavy rains that accompanied destructive winds in Marion County on Sunday morning also resulted in the flooding of local roadways.

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Iowans Helping Iowans Funds Still Available for Flood Victims

Posted: Wednesday, April 27th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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It has been a rainy couple of weeks and believe it or not, several Marion County residents are still recovering from flooding last summer and fall.

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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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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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This Week’s Warm Up Shouldn’t Cause Many Flooding Issues

Posted: Sunday, February 13th, 2011 at 6:22 am

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With warmer temperatures forecasted in the 30s and 40s through next week much of the snow that currently covers Marion County will likely melt, but will that cause potential flooding in the area?

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Chance Of Flooding Likely, Says Climatologist

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says it’s still too early to tell precisely what the spring season will bring, but says there is a slight increase in the chance for flooding.

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State Climatologist Says Spring Flooding Possible

Posted: Thursday, January 27th, 2011 at 6:27 am

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State Climatologist Harry Hillaker says it’s still too early to tell precisely what the spring season will bring, but says there is a slight increase in the chance for flooding.

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Wet Basements Generate Extra Work for Pella Insurance Agencies

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:27 am

Insurance agents in Pella have been scrambling this week to file hundreds of claims for flooded basements as a result of three consecutive nights of heavy rains.

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More Rain Causes Flooding on Area Roads and Rivers

Posted: Tuesday, August 10th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Another 1.36” of rain fell over Marion County in the overnight hours causing flooding issues on several roadways and area rivers.

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Those With Flood Damage Are Urged to Contact Emergency Management

Posted: Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 at 6:28 am

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Heavy rains this weekend resulted in more flooded basements in Marion County and flood victims are encouraged to contact emergency management in order to receive funding to help repair the damage.

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Heavy Rains Cause Flooding

Posted: Thursday, May 13th, 2010 at 6:33 am

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Heavy rains fell in Marion County, and we are currently under a flash warning for Cedar Creek in southern Marion County.

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Flooding Hits Marion County

Posted: Sunday, April 25th, 2010 at 12:39 pm

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Rains have resulted in the flooding of English Creek, Whitebreast Creek, and Cedar Creek.

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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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Marion County is Preparing for Possible Flooding

Posted: Monday, March 15th, 2010 at 6:31 am

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Marion County is getting prepared for possible flooding this spring.

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Report: Spring Flood Risk Increased

Posted: Sunday, March 14th, 2010 at 6:23 am

Iowa remains at a high risk for significant spring flooding, according to the latest outlook from the National Weather Service in Des Moines.

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Report: Higher Risk of Flooding this Spring

Posted: Sunday, February 28th, 2010 at 6:25 am

The National Weather Service in Des Moines has released its second Spring Flood Outlook of the season.

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Another Round of Winter Weather Hits Marion County

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:29 am


An ice storm last week, followed by warmer temperatures and .33″ of rain on Saturday led to area flooding Sunday and potential for flooding today.

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