The public, meteorologists, and other media representatives are invited to attend a presentation by Dr. Louis W. Uccellini, Director of the National Weather Service, and Dr. Don Cline, Acting Director NWS Office of Hydrologic Development.
Residents of Cedar Falls and Waterloo have gained a new tool in the fight against floods. The National Weather Service and the Iowa Flood Center have developed an online library of interactive flood inundation maps for the Cedar River.
People who watch the river flowing through Cedar Falls and neighboring Waterloo have two new interactive flood maps to chart rising river levels as a result of a partnership between the Iowa Flood Center and the National Weather Service.
A dynamic, new online flood preparedness tool which will help emergency managers improve flood warnings and response has been developed for the Cedar River at Cedar Falls and Waterloo, Iowa. The National Weather Service collaborated with the Iowa Flood Center to develop a library of flood inundation maps for the Cedar River.
The Iowa City-area flood inundation map was posted this week to the National Weather Service website, the first such NWS inundation map for an Iowa community, officials said in unveiling the tool Thursday at the University of Iowa.
Predicting the impact of flooding in the past brought with it a lot of guesswork. Now predicting the impact of a flood may be able to be accomplished with a little more certainty thanks to the work of the Iowa Flood Center.