• Flood Alerts

    View current and predicted flood alerts for your community

    Iowa Flood Information System
  • Flood Prediction

    The IFC has developed a flood forecasting model that provides real-time flood prediction for the entire state

    Iowa Flood Information System
  • When You Need Reliable Flood Information ...

    The Iowa Flood Information System offers up-to-the-minute flood data to protect people and property

    Iowa Flood Information System
  • Iowa Watershed Approach

    The IFC is a key partner in this $97M grant to reduce flood damage in Iowa watersheds statewide

    IWA Website
  • IFC Flood Inundation Maps

    These maps allow Iowans to see how predicted flood levels could affect their property

    IFC Flood Inundation Maps

Serving Iowans

Innovative Tools—Reliable Information

The Iowa Flood Center (IFC) puts science-based information and technology in the hands of Iowa’s decision-makers, emergency managers, home- and business-owners, and the general public. Our work is accessible to everyone through the online Iowa Flood Information System.

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IFC News and Events

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From the Very Beginning

Dan Gilles has worked at the Iowa Flood Center for more than a decade, helping to create IFIS, and the flood inundation maps that keep Iowans safe.

The Iowa Flood Center is part of the University of Iowa College of Engineering. IFC students, staff, and researchers strive to develop the most advanced tools and innovative projects to improve Iowa’s flood preparedness and resiliency.

Louis Uccellini

The Iowa Flood Center is a tremendous asset that is helping fill gaps in the ability to predict impacts of floods on local communities.

Louis Uccellini Director, National Weather Service
Chris Cournoyer

Thank you for your continued work providing real-time information for our citizens to make informed decisions. Love what you are doing at the Iowa Flood Center.

Chris CournoyerIowa State Senator

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