flooding in the country

Flooding Again!

This looks like a repeat of last year!

This story is inappropriate and should be flagged for moderation. Please choose from one of the following options:

You have indicated this comment should be removed.

Close

The comment has been submitted for review. Thank you .

Kayla says ... on Monday, Mar 9 at 7:26 PM

I sure hope not! I'm 12 and spent the summer cleaning my great grandparents basement out! Better not en again!

Hacker52404 says ... on Monday, Mar 9 at 7:53 PM

What? It can flood two years in a row? You're kidding!

Nathan says ... on Monday, Mar 9 at 7:54 PM

I hope not!

Angie K says ... on Monday, Mar 9 at 8:23 PM

This area is used to flooding at least one time this time of year. Right now it is on its second time already!

Bent says ... on Monday, Mar 9 at 9:32 PM

anybody else haveing reaccuring nightmares???????????? get your waders ready muckers cause this aint lookin pretty!

CR RESIDENT says ... on Monday, Mar 9 at 9:50 PM

MY BASEMENT HAS TAKEN ON WATER 4 TIMES SINCE XMAS! IT'S NOT GUNA BE A PRETTY SPRING!

Andrew says ... on Monday, Mar 9 at 10:12 PM

I have seen the rising waters and from what I see at this point, it is not going to flood as bad as it did last year. However, if the rain continues this pattern, the water could come precariously close to the spillway at the coralville reservoir.

Anonymous says ... on Monday, Mar 9 at 10:25 PM

ogh this cant happen

flooded out last year says ... on Monday, Mar 9 at 10:49 PM

We lost every thing last time it flooded. It if keeps raining this year I'm moveing to higher grounds.

JEff says ... on Tuesday, Mar 10 at 5:44 AM

Its just the end of the winter flood people that happens every damm year, please just relax poeple, and to the media, quit blowing this out of proportion and getting the week minded ones all flustered. We chose to build in a river valley.

Maggie says ... on Tuesday, Mar 10 at 10:44 AM

Im 13 and I Spent my summer down at Sutliff. Having to see the Bridge ever day of the Summer really made me Sad! Hope it doesnt flood again!

tyler says ... on Tuesday, Mar 10 at 2:31 PM

my dads boss just bought a new shop next to the river and his insureince adiviser said it will flood 5 more feet hihger then last year beacuse we got 7 more feet of snow then last year and thats what made us flood.

Hacker52404 says ... on Tuesday, Mar 10 at 6:24 PM

Wow, you're dad's boss' insurance agent should get a job writing for The Farmers Almanac, with forecasting skills like that! Watch out, Joe Winter's; this guy can call it MONTHS in advance!

Anonymous says ... on Tuesday, Mar 10 at 6:24 PM

You guys sure have a great imagination. Right now the ground is still frozen so the rainwater and melting snow has no where to go. Relax, we have a long way to go before downtown is under water again. Not in this lifetime!!

Anonymous says ... on Wednesday, Mar 25 at 12:08 PM

why didn't every one move to higher ground already ,I relize there aren't that many apts since we lost a big portion of our affordable homes. now we are at the mercy of over inflated prices every thing has went up gas, food, insurance just kick us

Hacker52404 says ... on Friday, Dec 18 at 10:09 PM

And what do you know, 9 months later and nothing happened. Phew! Dodged that bullet. Time to next major flood displacing thousands in this town? T-minus 10-30 years.

Add a comment

Name:

Comment: 250 Characters Left

Conversation Guidelines

Be Kind

Don't use abusive, offensive, threatening, racist, vulgar or sexually-oriented language.
Don't attack someone personally. Keep it civil and be responsible.

Share Knowledge

Be truthful. Share what you know and what you are passionate about.
What more do you want to learn? Keep it simple.

Stay focused

Promote lively and healthy debate. Stay on topic. Ask questions and give feedback on the story's topic.

Report Trouble

Help us maintain a quality comment section by reporting comments that are offensive. If you see a comment that is offensive, or you feel violates our guidelines, simply click on the "x" to the far right of the comment to report it.


read the full guidelines here »

Commenting will be disabled on stories dealing with the following subject matter: Crime, sexual abuse, property fires, automobile accidents, Amber Alerts, Operation Quickfinds and suicides.