The Ottumwa Courier

Local News

March 15, 2013

Rising river levels need not worry Ottumwans

River at 4.28 feet; flood stage is 11 feet

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OTTUMWA — Flood warnings throughout eastern Iowa:

As of noon Thursday, the National Weather Service had issued flood warnings for the following areas:

• Moderate flooding for the North Skunk River near Sigourney until this morning.

• Minor flooding expected along the Mississippi River in Des Moines County north of and at Burlington until Saturday morning.

• Minor flooding along the Iowa River at Wapello until Monday.

• Moderate flooding on the Iowa River at Marengo until Saturday morning.

• Minor flooding along the Cedar River near Conesville until Sunday.

• Minor flooding along the Iowa River at Columbus Junction until Sunday.

• Major flooding on the Wapsipinicon River near De Witt until Wednesday evening.

— Information courtesy of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources

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