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Montana Governor Steve Bullock will campaign in eastern Iowa this weekend.

Flood Nearly Over?

Jun 11, 2019
National Weather Service

The Great Flood of 2019 may finally end soon. 

National Weather Service

The Mississippi River is still well above flood stage, but should begin to fall soon in the Quad Cities. The National Weather Service says the river is now 5.7 feet over flood stage here, and should start dropping this weekend, falling as much as three feet by next weekend.

Will This Ever End ?!

May 31, 2019
National Weather Service

The Mississippi River is expected to crest again in the Quad Cities on Saturday, and go higher than some recent forecasts. The National Weather Service says the river here is now at 6.2 feet over flood stage, and will rise to 6.6 feet over flood stage Saturday and Sunday and then begin to fall. 

Oh No, Not Again !

May 24, 2019
National Weather Service

After several days of no change, the Mississippi River is starting to rise again, and should reach well into what's considered "major flooding" by early next week.

National Weather Service

Despite all the rain that's fallen, the Mississippi River is not expected to rise much for at least a week. Tuesday in the Quad Cities, the river is at 1 1/2 feet over flood stage, and is forecast to hold near that level through next Tuesday. 

Dressbarn

Dressbarn, the women's clothing chain that's been around for nearly 60 years, is closing all 650 of its stores. And that includes 10 in Iowa and 27 in Illinois.

Buttigieg 2020

"Mayor Pete" will campaign in Iowa this weekend, including two stops in the eastern part of the state. Pete Buttigieg is the mayor of South Bend Indiana, and also one of the many Democrats competing for next year's presidential nomination. 

Bullock 2020

Two days after announcing his campaign for the Democratic nomination for president, Steve Bullock is coming to Iowa. The governor of Montana will visit eight counties, including several in the eastern part of the state, during his three day campaign trip.

National Weather Service

We shouldn't get our hopes up too much, but the Mississippi River has started to fall in the Quad Cities. After setting a new all-time record crest on Thursday at 7.7 feet over flood stage, the river has dropped two-tenths of a foot.

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