Cedar Rapids Flood Inundation Maps Now Available

Inundation Maps Now Available for the

Cedar Rapids Area

 

The National Weather Service (NWS) and the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) at The University of Iowa have joined efforts to make flood inundation maps more accessible.  Through this partnership, Cedar River flood inundation maps for the Cedar Rapids area are now available on the NWS web site.

  

Why Inundation Maps?

  • Help people visualize the potential extent of flooding at various river levels
  • Enable communities and individuals to make informed decisions about their flood risks
  • Provide detailed information to assist in planning and mitigation decisions

 

Check out the Maps at…

  http://water.weather.gov/ahps/inundation.php

    - Scroll down to Quad Cities, IA, then click on CIDI4 – Cedar River at Cedar Rapids, IA

 

 

The Partners

 

  

 

 For more information contact:

 

Maren Stoflet, Service Hydrologist
National Weather Service, Quad Cities
563-391-7094
maren.stoflet@noaa.gov

 

Nathan Young, Associate Director

Iowa Flood Center, The University of Iowa

319-384-1732

nathan-young@uiowa.edu



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