Environment

https://www.weather.gov/media/dvn/sitreport/SitReport1.pdf / Quad Cities National Weather Service

The risk of flooding in the Quad Cities hasn't changed over the last few weeks.

The National Weather Service office in Davenport says the Spring Flood Outlook for the Mississippi River continues to show a "well above normal chance" of major flooding. But there's a lower risk on tributaries. 

Mississippi River Trails

Mar 23, 2019


Iowa DNR

Even though they measure it in different ways, Iowa and Illinois both report air quality is improving.

The Squeaky Wheel

Mar 16, 2019


Rivers Still Rising

Mar 15, 2019
National Weather Service

The Mississippi and Rock Rivers continue to rise and should crest, at least for now, over the weekend.

City of Davenport

Flood preparations are well underway in Davenport as the Mississippi River continues to rise. As of Friday, the floodwall is up around Modern Woodman Park, Credit Island is closed, and River Drive through downtown is closed.

Rising Rivers

Mar 13, 2019
National Weather Service

As the weather warms up, and rain falls, rivers in our area are rising and some could reach near record levels this spring.

With severe flooding expected in the coming weeks, Davenport has activated its flood plan. 

Spring Flooding Begins

Mar 12, 2019
National Weather Service

The predictions for severe spring flooding are beginning to come true. Heavy rain is forecast for our area Wednesday, and since the ground is mainly still frozen, the rain and snowmelt will quickly run off.

Greening the Riverfront

Mar 9, 2019


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