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Event Details

Event Flood
-- Flood Cause Heavy Rain / Snow Melt
State IOWA
County/Area CLAYTON
WFO ARX
Begin Date 04/02/2011 16:00:00 CST-6
Begin Range 0
Begin Azimuth W
Begin Location GUTTENBERG ARPT
Begin Lat/Lon 42.82/-91.1
End Date 04/28/2011 01:00:00 CST-6
End Range 1
End Azimuth SSW
End Location GUTTENBERG ARPT
End Lat/Lon 42.81/-91.11
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 The flooding that began in late March along the Mississippi River for some northeast Iowa locations, continued into April. The flooding was caused by a combination of melting snow and rains in late March and early April.
Event Narrative The combination of melting snow and rainfall in late March pushed the Mississippi River out of its banks at Guttenberg from the 2nd through the 28th. The river crested four and a half feet above the flood stage at 19.58 feet on the 18th.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MC GREGOR CLAYTON CO. IA 04/01/2011 00:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
GUTTENBERG ARPT CLAYTON CO. IA 04/02/2011 16:00 CST-6 Flood 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K