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St. Ansgar - Orchard - Charles City - Waverly - Janesville

Cedar Falls - Waterloo - Vinton - Palo - Cedar Rapids
Cedar Bluff - Conesville
 
Cedar River at St. Ansgar 
**Forecast information and flood impacts
are not available for this location**
Cedar River near St. Ansgar
  
Flood Categories
Record Not available
Minor / Flood Stage 1104 feet
Action Stage 1101 feet
  
Cedar River at Orchard 
**Flood impacts are not available for this location**
Cedar River near Orchard
  
Flood Categories
Minor / Flood Stage 10 feet
Action Stage 7 feet
  
Cedar River at Charles City
Cedar River at Charles City
  
Flood Categories
Record 25.33 feet - 6/9/2008
Major 18 feet
Moderate 15 feet
Minor / Flood Stage 12 feet
Action Stage 9 feet
River Level Impacts
12 feet Barricading of streets begins, and the intersection of Riverside and North Illinois Streets may be flooded; Cable pedestrian bridge is closed
17 Residences south of Riverside may be flooded
19 Brackett Street and Riverside at North Johnson are flooded. Highway 18 starts to flood
21 Highway 218 at at South Grand is closed
22.5 feet East of 700 Riverside is under water and the parking lot south of City Hall is flooded
 
Cedar River at Waverly
**Forecast information not available for this location**
Cedar River at Waverly
Flood Categories
Record 19.33 - 6/10/2008
Major 19 feet
Moderate 17 feet
Minor / Flood Stage 12 feet
Action Stage 10 feet
River Level Impacts
11.5 feet Lowland flooding of city parks in Waverly occurs
12 feet 1st Street Northwest by Kohlmann Park floods
13 feet Cedar Lane and 7th Avenue Southeast near 1st Street Southwest flood
15 feet Water affects northwest parts of Waverly. Portions of 3rd Street Southeast and 4th Street Southeast near the southeast Elementary School flood.
17 Widespread flooding occurs in the northwest...southwest and southeast parts of Waverly. Also...Bremer Avenue floods.
Cedar River at Janesville
**Forecasts are issued as needed during times of high water,
but are not routinely available
**
Cedar River at Janesville
  
Flood Categories
Record 19.45 feet - 6/10/2008
Major 18 feet
Moderate 15 feet
Minor / Flood Stage 13 feet
Action Stage 10 feet
River Level Impacts
11 feet Lowland flooding of the city park occurs
12 feet Widespread lowland flooding occurs especially within the city park
13 feet Evacuation of a trailer court in Janesville may be needed...due to flooding on West 3rd Street. Much of the Janesville city park floods. Nearby gravel roads are affected
14 feet Areas of Janesville south of 8th Street are threatened
 
Cedar River at Cedar Falls
**Forecasts are issued as needed during times of high water,
but are not routinely available
**
Cedar River at Cedar Falls
  
Flood Categories
Record 102.10 feet - 6/10/2018
Major 94 feet
Moderate 92 feet
Minor / Flood Stage 89 feet
Action Stage 85 feet
  
River Level Impacts
88.5 feet Water covers the bike path at George Wyth Park
90 feet Water covers the north half of Tourist Park
94.9 feet Water covers Fitkin Road
98.9 feet The westbound lane of Iowa 57 is closed east of the Cedar River bridge
101.4 feet The 18th Street and Main Street intersection is closed
 
Cedar River at Waterloo
**Forecasts are issued as needed during times of 
high water, but are not routinely available**
Cedar River at Waterloo
  
Flood Categories
Record 27.01 feet - 6/11/2008
Major 21 feet
Moderate 19 feet
Minor / Flood Stage 13 feet
Action Stage 8.5 feet
  
River Level Impacts
10 feet Storm sewers are closed behind the Cattle Congress
17 feet Many storm sewers are closed along the Cedar River
25 feet The 18th Street bridge is closed; levee gates are also closed throughout the downtown area of Waterloo
26 feet Sandbagging is necessary at Fairview Cemetery
30 feet This is the height of the Waterloo levee design protection
 
Cedar River at Vinton
**Forecasts are issued as needed during times of 
high water, but are not routinely available**
Cedar River at Vinton
 
River Level Impacts
Record 24.70 feet - 6/12/2008
Major 19 feet
Moderate 18 feet
Minor / Flood Stage 15 feet
Action Stage 14 feet
 
River Level Impacts
8.5 feet Flow may begin into the overflow channel north of the main channel on Highway 150
17.5 feet Flood protection measures such as road closures and sandbagging begin
19 feet Highway 150 is under water in Vinton and the bridge over the Cedar River is closed
19.5 feet Water is at the bottom of the Iowa State Highway 150 bridge
 
Cedar River at Palo
**Forecasts are issued as needed during times of 
high water, but are not routinely available**
Cedar River at Palo
 
River Level Impacts
Record 23.22 feet  - 6/13/2008
Major 17 feet
Moderate 15.5 feet
Minor / Flood Stage 12.5 feet
Action Stage 11 feet
 
River Level Impacts
12.5 feet The Chain Lakes area is affected by flood waters
14 feet Dry Creek begins to back up into the City of Palo due to high water 
15.5 feet Water reaches residences along Dry Creek in Palo
17 feet Residences across the eastern part of the city of Palo are affected by flood waters
21.1 feet Water reaches the bridge deck on 1st Street
 
Cedar River at Cedar Rapids
Cedar River at Cedar Rapids
 
Flood Categories
Record 31.12 feet - 6/13/2008
Major 16 feet
Moderate 14 feet
Minor / Flood Stage 12 feet
Action Stage 10
 
River Level Impacts
9.5 feet Water affects the lowest sections of Otis Road SE
18 feet Water affects the lowest sections of Edgewood Road NW between Ellis Road NW and the Cedar River
22.5 feet Water reaches the top of a levee along 1st Street SW
24.2 feet Water reaches the bottom of the 1st Avenue bridge deck in downtown
27 feet Water affects Mercy Hospital
 
Cedar River at Cedar Bluff
**Forecasts are issued as needed during times of 
high water, but are not routinely available**
Cedar River at Cedar Bluff
 
Flood Categories
Record 24.70 feet - 9/28/2016
Major 26 feet
Moderate 20 feet
Flood / Minor Stage 16 feet
Action Stage 12 feet
 
River Level Impacts
27.5 feet Water affects the lowest sections of County Highway F28
26 feet  Water begins to overtop Interstate-80 just west of the Cedar River bridge
23 feet The bridge going over the Cedar River on County Highway F44 at Rochester is closed
18 feet Water begins to affect access to the Sutliff Recreation Bridge
16 feet Agricultural land is flooded
 
Cedar River at Conesville
**Forecasts are issued as needed during times of 
high water, but are not routinely available**
Cedar River near Conesville
 
Flood Categories
Record 23.40 feet - 6/15/2008
Major 16.5 feet
Moderate 15 feet
Minor / Flood Stage 13 feet
Action 12 feet
 
River Level Impacts
12 feet Water affects low lying access roads to recreational properties
14 feet Water affects residences along County Road F70
17 feet Water affects permanent structures and roads in campgrounds just north of I-80
22.5 feet Water is at the bottom of the I-80 bridge
23 feet Water is at the bottom of the U.S. Highway 6 bridge near Moscow