Flood Aftermath

The water finished falling a while ago and the massive cleanup effort had started even before the river was back to normal. And it will indeed be a massive cleanup. Most of the float houses suffered some kind of damage with many of them floating away and being extremely damaged/destroyed. Driving down the streets of […]

Current State of … Things

New Forecast: 32 Feet Current Level: 29.62 Feet Water Restrictions in effect Drinking only Cedar Rapids water treatment currently at 25% Water bottles have been filled Mandatory evacuation may or may not be in effect here Basically everyone within 1 block of current water level is ordered to evacuate…we may be there, but we are […]

Stranded

So…the floods have finally cut us off from leaving the general area. Ellis is closed as it mostly just looks like part of the river now. We have a high road that leads out of the area through back roads and such. Basically we end up on O Ave. which would connect us to Edgewood […]

Flooding!

So…Cedar Rapids is currently experiencing record flooding. And it isn’t done yet. The Cedar River at Cedar Rapids has a flood stage of 12 feet. Meaning, once the river is above 12 feet, flooding is technically occurring. As I am writing this, the river is at 20 feet and rising. If  you’re interested, you can […]