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Flood Mapping in Iowa

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The Iowa Flood Center, a center created by the Iowa Legislature after the devastating floods of 2008, has just developed the Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS) that uses a web-based interactive mapping platform to track rainfall, stream levels, and flood travel patterns in Iowa. As stated by Dave Miller, the Associate Vice President of Facilities Planning …

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Louisiana Flood Map

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Due to heavy rain along the Mississippi River, the states of Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee and Arkansas are facing devastating flood damage. As the Mississippi river continues to swell, the Army Corps of Engineers decided to open the Morganza spillway, a gated structure north of Baton Rouge in order to divert the floodwaters away …

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