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Event Details

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State IOWA
County/Area CLAYTON
Begin Date 04/26/2009 20:25:00 CST-6
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth N
Begin Location LITTLEPORT
Begin Lat/Lon 42.75/-91.37
End Date 04/27/2009 22:30:00 CST-6
End Range 1
End Azimuth NW
End Lat/Lon 42.75/-91.38
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 0.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative A strong low pressure system tracked across northern Iowa in the evening hours of April 26th. This produced strong thunderstorms with very heavy rainfall across parts of northeast Iowa. The heavy rainfall caused mudslides and flooded rural roadways in Clayton County.
Event Narrative The Volga River at Littleport crested at 14.32 feet during the early morning hours of April 27th. Flood stage is 12 feet.

All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 4.00K
OELWEIN MUNI ARPT FAYETTE CO. IA 04/26/2009 18:13 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LITTLEPORT CLAYTON CO. IA 04/26/2009 20:25 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LUANA CLAYTON CO. IA 04/26/2009 20:45 CST-6 Flash Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
STRAWBERRY PT CLAYTON CO. IA 04/26/2009 23:45 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 4.00K
ELKPORT CLAYTON CO. IA 04/27/2009 02:11 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 4.00K