Posted on 03/25/2019 at 01:21 PM by Iowa Corn
Spring is finally here, and the grass is starting to green up! But that’s about it for good news. Unfortunately, the sudden arrival of spring after a snow-packed winter has created widespread flooding. Governor Reynolds has issued disaster proclamations for over 50 counties allowing state resources to be utilized for recovery. President Trump has done the same for federal assistance. The state has created a hotline at 211 and www.floods2019.iowa.gov to answer questions about the flood.
If you have recently experienced flooding, here are some resources:
If you want to help flood victims, here are some options:
NOAA’s spring outlook doesn’t look good, predicting historic flooding through May. Be prepared and stay safe!
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