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Event Details

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State IOWA
County/Area CLAYTON
WFO ARX
Begin Date 04/06/2010 21:30:00 CST-6
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth NNW
Begin Location LITTLEPORT
Begin Lat/Lon 42.75/-91.37
End Date 04/07/2010 02:30:00 CST-6
End Range 0
End Azimuth N
End Location LITTLEPORT
End Lat/Lon 42.75/-91.37
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 5.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Slow moving thunderstorms on April 6th into the 7th produced locally heavy rain over central and southern Clayton County. This heavy rain caused the Volga River at Littleport to briefly top flood stage on the 6th and 7th.
Event Narrative Two rounds of slow moving thunderstorms on April 6th into the 7th produced locally heavy rains across central and southern Clayton county. Reports from cooperative observers indicated around 3.5 inches of rain fell at Strawberry Point and just over 4 inches fell near Elkader. This heavy rain pushed the Volga River out of its banks at Littleport for a short period on the 6th and 7th.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
LITTLEPORT CLAYTON CO. IA 04/06/2010 21:30 CST-6 Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 5.00K 0.00K