Iowa City, IA
Alerts in Effect
Flood WatchIssued at 09:51 Saturday 29 April 2017
Iowa River at Wapello affecting Louisa County
Iowa River at Oakville affecting Louisa County
English River at Kalona affecting Johnson and Washington Counties
This Flood Watch is based on observed and predicted rainfall over
the next 48 hours.
At this time there is limited confidence associated with rainfall
amounts and the location of predicted rainfall.
If rainfall in the basin is less than predicted, the forecast river
stage may not be reached. Conversely, if rainfall is more than
predicted the river may crest higher.
As the forecast becomes more certain, this watch will either be
upgraded to a warning or cancelled.
The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a
* Flood Watch for
The English River at Kalona
* Until Tuesday.
* At 9:00 AM Saturday the stage was 5.5 feet.
* Flood stage is 14.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is possible.
* Forecast...Rise above flood stage Monday morning...and continue
rising to 15.1 feet Monday evening. Fall below flood stage
* This forecast is based on routed flow from upstream in combination
with forecast rainfall. Consequently there is limited confidence
in the river reaching flood stage.