Partnership Boosts Flood Preparedness

A partnership between the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) at the University of Iowa, the City of Iowa City, and the National Weather Service (NWS) has resulted in the posting of easy-to-use Iowa City flood inundation maps on the NWS website.

The maps are designed to help Iowa City area residents and business owners better prepare for flooding and anticipate how different flood levels might affect their homes and other property.

The maps can be viewed at the NWS website at (scroll down to Quad Cities, Iowa).

The high-resolution maps make use of an interactive Google Maps-based online application, so that users can see the results of a variety of predicted Iowa River flood levels.

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