It is unusual to have rain amounts of 1″+ at the end of December. Typically we are dealing with snow. Here is the estimated rain totals from this storm.
Recent heavy rain is forcing rivers to rise above flood stage. The Iowa River at Marengo is at 10.39 this evening and forecast to crest at 16.5 Monday.
The Cedar River at Cedar Falls is at 81.37 this evening and forecast to crest at 90.0 Sunday.
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