Cedar Rapids, Iowa News, Sports, and Weather
June 12, 2008: 8:20PM-8:40PM
Claire Kellett reports that the governor says 55 counties were affected by flooding.
Four of the counties were granted presidential disaster areas.
Seven total deaths from weather related accidents from various causes.
Two million sandbags were put out across the state to protect Iowa.
Gov. Chet Culver said all hospitals were open and operating during the floods at this stage.
Many customers remained without power.
Houseboats on Ellis Harbor was damaged during flooding.
Josh Hinkle gives tour of so many business affected by flooding and how many owners tried to protect sensitive information and materials.