Use an online tool, the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS), to access real-time community-based flood conditions across Iowa.
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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 Core satellite will help researchers from around the world unify precipitation measurements obtained via research and from other satellites.
Professor Gabriele Villarini and his student, Scott Rowe, are working to develop a statewide climate forecast for Iowa to offer a basic idea of what precipitation can be expected in the season ahead.
According to a statewide group of scientists, Iowa’s ability to “feed the world” is now increasingly threatened by adverse weather conditions.
Iowa Flood Center
The University of Iowa
100 Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory
Iowa City, IA 52242
Contact: Breanna Shea