Entries by Breanna Shea

Iowa Flood Center Receives National Recognition

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science & Technology Directorate recently released its Report on Alerting Tactics, which recognizes the Iowa Flood Center’s (IFC) advances in providing superior flood-related information for Iowans. The center’s Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS) provides an online one-stop shop for people to access community-based, real-time flood information, forecasts, and visualizations. […]

Update: Iowa City Inundation Maps

In light of the recent flooding, the Iowa Flood Center would like to clarify that the scenario-based inundation maps available through the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS) for Iowa City do not currently take into account road improvements on Dubuque Street. Our team is working with the city to obtain information to update the maps […]

Requests for Stream Sensors

As floods continue to impact the safety and economic stability of our communities, infrastructure, and valuable farmland, the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) requests your feedback to determine where additional stream sensors are needed to enhance the flood monitoring and prediction capabilities in your area. With this in mind, we are collecting a list of proposed […]