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Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain
State IOWA
County/Area CLAYTON
WFO ARX
Begin Date 07/24/2010 00:00:00 CST-6
Begin Range 4
Begin Azimuth WSW
Begin Location STRAWBERRY PT
Begin Lat/Lon 42.65/-91.6
End Date 07/24/2010 10:00:00 CST-6
End Range 4
End Azimuth WNW
End Location VOLGA
End Lat/Lon 42.82/-91.6
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage 80.00K
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Thunderstorms developed along a cold front and swept across northeast Iowa for the second consecutive night. These storms brought additional heavy rains producing more flooding problems on July 23rd into the 24th. The winds were also strong enough with the storms to create some wind damage. Clayton, Fayette and Howard Counties were included in a Presidential Disaster Declaration.
Event Narrative Several gravel roads have been washed out across the southern part of Clayton County. Also, in the vicinity of Garber, water was flooding some corn fields and County Road C7X had water over it. Some homes also sustained damage with some basement walls collapsing. A three day rainfall total of 12.23 inches was measured at 6 a.m. CST July 24th in Strawberry Point and 6.69 inches at Lock and Dam 10 in Guttenberg.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 437.00K 0.00K
ARLINGTON FAYETTE CO. IA 07/23/2010 22:20 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OELWEIN FAYETTE CO. IA 07/23/2010 22:37 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
FAIRBANK FAYETTE CO. IA 07/23/2010 23:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 75.00K 0.00K
ARLINGTON FAYETTE CO. IA 07/23/2010 23:36 CST-6 Flood 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
STRAWBERRY PT CLAYTON CO. IA 07/24/2010 00:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 80.00K 0.00K
WALLER FLOYD CO. IA 07/24/2010 01:04 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
ELMA HOWARD CO. IA 07/24/2010 01:10 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 150.00K 0.00K
ELMA HOWARD CO. IA 07/24/2010 01:13 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 5.00K 0.00K
CHARLES CITY FLOYD CO. IA 07/24/2010 01:18 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 2.00K 0.00K
COLWELL FLOYD CO. IA 07/24/2010 01:20 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 52 kts. EG 0 0 50.00K 0.00K
CRESCO MUNI ARPT HOWARD CO. IA 07/24/2010 01:26 CST-6 Thunderstorm Wind 61 kts. EG 0 0 70.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 437.00K 0.00K