Cedar River expected to crest at 12.5 feet today

UPDATE AT NOON SUNDAY, JUNE 10 — A revised forecast from the National Weather Service says the Cedar River in Charles City will crest at 12.5 feet today, rather than 17 feet on Monday. UPDATE AT 9:40 p.m., Saturday — The Cedar River in Charles City is now forecast to crest at 17 feet by…

Dangerous weather continues across region

National Weather Service forecast for Saturday, June 9: Strong to severe storms continue to move through northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota. The strongest storms (mainly in northeast Iowa) have produced large hail up to the size of golf balls and wind damage, with 70+ mph gusts reported. In addition, heavy rain is falling across much…

Cedar River to crest at 15.7 feet

CHARLES CITY — The Cedar River is expected to crest early Saturday at nearly 4 feet above flood stage. The National Weather Service categorizes that as moderately severe. Area rivers are on the rise after the drenching rain Thursday night. Charles City recorded 2.87 inches at the airport. Nashua saw 3.45 inches, according to preliminary…

Storms cause park flooding, closures

Heavy rains overnight have forced the closure of George Wyth State Park and portions News release Heavy rains overnight have forced the closure of George Wyth State Park and portions of Dolliver State Park. George Wyth State Park will be closed completely starting at 4:30pm, Friday, May 4. The Cedar River is projected to crest…