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NOAA Releases Flood Spring Flood Predictions

Posted: Friday, January 28th, 2011 at 6:21 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Shaylon Cochran

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released the findings of its study of flood probability for Marion County. The NOAA predicts a 25% chance the South Skunk River at Oskaloosa will reach flood stage. The Des Moines River has a 67% chance of seeing some minor flooding. Cedar Creek near Bussey has a 9% chance of minor flooding. The flood outlook study predicts that flooding is most likely to occur in mid-March.