IEM Daily Feature
Tuesday, 07 March 2023

Limited Spring Flooding So Far

Posted: 07 Mar 2023 05:30 AM

This year has featured a number of heavy precipitation events, but flooding has been limited thus far and likely thanks to the low stream flows that existed yet from last year's drought. The featured chart presents river stage observations and NWS forecasts from a site along the Cedar River near Conesville (SE Iowa). The black line shows the stage reports and they are currently just above minor flood stage. The sloping colorful lines represent sequential NWS forecasts and they continue to trend downward.

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