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Be Ready for Spring Floods

The Iowa Flood Center (IFC) offers a suite of online tools, the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS), that allows all Iowans to access the latest community-based flood information. IFIS is a user-friendly online application based on a Google Maps interface. To launch IFIS, visit New for 2017, IFIS offers a more responsive design. New… Continue Reading »

New! Download the FREE IFIS App

The Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS) has a new responsive design compatible with smartphones and tablets. Down the IFIS App for convenient anywhere, anytime use!

Iowa Flood Center featured in March 2017 BAMS Magazine

The Iowa Flood Center (IFC), established following the 2008 record floods, has developed a real-time flood forecasting and information dissemination system for use by all Iowans. The system complements the operational forecasting issued by the National Weather Service, is based on sound scientific principles of flood genesis and spatial organization, and includes many technological advances.… Continue Reading »

The NMME’s Seasonal Outlook for Iowa

IIHR assistant research scientist Wei Zhang used an experimental climate modeling system to create a seasonal outlook for Iowa.