Flood 2013

Water Levels Closed Roads Information Evacuation and Shelters Health Information

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Click here to see photos of the flood from the perspective of the Iowa River

 

  TECHNOLOGY TOOLS AVAILABLE

Residents interested in the Reservoir’s outflow can use the interactive Iowa Flood Center online mapping tool located at Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS)Abobe Icon . It is a one-stop web-platform to access community-based flood conditions, forecasts, visualizations, inundation maps and flood-related data, information, and applications. A webcam of the reservoir outflow can be viewed at www.coralvillelake.com. The County E911 Center uses CodeRED Emergency Notification System which is a high speed communication telephone notification service for mass emergency notifications. Pre-recorded emergency telephone notification messages target areas or the entire county/city area. Sign up for CodeRED. Additional updated flood-related information can be found at www.icgov.org, www.coraville.organd www.uiowa.edu/.  

 

  RIVER LEVELS


Green BulletIowa Flood Information System (IFIS)Abobe Icon
Green BulletCoralville Lake (Reservoir) Forecast, Army Corps of Engineers
Green BulletIowa River at Iowa City Forecast, National Weather Service

 

  ROAD CLOSURES

 Green BulletMap of Road Closures Due to Flooding



  PRESS RELEASES

Green BulletJuly 8 - SBA Disaster Assistance Available to Iowa Private, Nonprofit OrganizationsAbobe Icon
Green BulletJune 17 - Roads ReopenedAbobe Icon
Green BulletJune 14 - Roads ReopenedAbobe Icon
Green BulletJune 13 - Coralville Lake Outflow Decreased Today; Boating Ban to be LiftedAbobe Icon
Green BulletJune 12 - Corps Officials to Decrease Outflow From Coralville LakeAbobe Icon
Green BulletJune 11 - 'Tractorcade' to Make its Way Across the Coralville Dam TodayAbobe Icon
Green BulletJune 10 - As Iowa River & Coralville Reservoir Continue to Drop; Corps Hopes to Decrease Outflow by WeekendAbobe Icon
Green BulletJune 7 - Officials Closely Watch Weekend Rain: Residents Advised To Keep Flood Protections In PlaceAbobe Icon
Green BulletJune 6 - Coralville Reservoir Crests: Officials Continue to Monitor Next Weather SystemAbobe Icon
Green BulletJune 5 - Water Levels Continue to Decrease County-WideAbobe Icon
Green BulletJune 4 - Sheriff Orders Boating Ban on Iowa River Below the Coralville DamAbobe Icon
Green BulletJune 4 - Decreasing Flood Threat Prompts Deactivation of United Way Mobilized Emergency Volunteer CenterAbobe Icon
Green BulletJune 3 - Corps Reports to Local Officials That Reservoir Level Projections Continue to DecreaseAbobe Icon
Green BulletJune 2 - Local Officials Continue Flood Preparations While Dry Weather Eases Flooding ConcernsAbobe Icon
Green BulletJune 1 - Branstad, Reynolds to Tour Flood-Affected Areas on Monday, June 4
Green BulletJune 1 - Update on Evacuations and Road Closures for Unincorporated Johnson CountyAbobe Icon 
Green BulletJune 1 - Congressman Dave Loebsack Joins County Officials for Update of Flooding ConditionsAbobe Icon
Green BulletMay 31 - County Continues to Prepare for Reservoir Levels Breaching SpillwayAbobe Icon
Green BulletMay 30 - County Prepares for Reservoir Levels Breaching Spillway Outflow of 22,500 Cubic Feet per Second ExpectedAbobe Icon
Green BulletMay 29 - Governor Branstad Issues Disaster Proclamation for Eight CountiesAbobe Icon
Green BulletMay 28 - Johnson County Issues Local Disaster DeclarationAbobe Icon

 

  USEFUL INFORMATION

Green BulletDealing with Flooding, Iowa State University Extension & Outreach
Green BulletExtension Disaster Education Network
Green BulletDamaged Carpet Can Be Recycled As Long As It Is Dry
Green BulletDamage Assessment Reporting

 

  EVACUATIONS AND SHELTERS

Red BulletJune 14 - All Johnson County Mandatory Evacuation Orders to be lifted as of 4:00 pmAbobe Icon 

 

  HEALTH INFORMATION


Green BulletTake Care of Yourself During the FloodAbobe Icon
Green BulletFlood-Related Disease Precautions and Information, Iowa Department of Public Health
Green BulletProtect Wells and Groundwater Before Floodwaters HitAbobe Icon
Green BulletFlood Preparations Include Immunization CheckAbobe Icon