Tag Archive: iowa

Jun 03 2013

A Few Good Reads (6/3/13): Flooding in Oklahoma Less Than 2 Weeks After Devastating Tornadoes

This week: Flooding in Oklahoma less than 2 weeks after devastating tornadoes, Iowa City dodges major flooding for now, more on the Washington State bridge collapse, China stepping up flood preparations after 55 people die in May flooding, the latest USACE cost analysis of the Morganza to Gulf Coast levee along Louisiana coast, and plugging …

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May 28 2013

A Few Good Reads (5/28/13): Deadly Flash Flooding in San Antonio, the Deluge in Norway, and the Central Plains Facing Flood Threat

This week: Record flash flooding in San Antonio, the inundation in Norway, Iowa and the Central Plains dealing with flood threat, photography from the devastating tornado in Oklahoma, and more thoughts on the restoration of the Elwha River. Texas flash floods kill 2 in San Antonio (CBS) At the height of Saturday’s torrential downpours, San …

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Mar 15 2013

Cedar River Ice Jam (Footage)

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This past week the Cedar River has seen some ice jams and flooding as a result in some locations as this ice breaks up and moves downstream. Some clips I’ve found are pretty incredible as you see how massive this ice debris flow is.

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Sep 19 2011

A Few Good Reads (9/19/11)

This week: Letting the water back in, the Mississippi River trying to change course, Iowa’s flood-damaged roads, USGS’ historical topographic map collection, and GIS on 9/11. Background: to let the water back in (by Jessica Ludy, The Water Away) In the Netherlands and around the world, alternative, multi-benefit projects face similar challenges and that is …

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