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DATA RESOURCES
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FLOOD MAPS
Flood Maps for Iowa Communities Flood extents related to measured or forecasted river conditions Flood Maps for Iowa Counties 100 and 500 year Iowa Draft Flood Hazard products delineated in partnership with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Iowa Statewide Floodplain Mapping Project
WEATHER CONDITIONS
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TOOLBOX
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Raindrop Flow Tracker Click on a location on the map, and find the path for a rain drop flowing on the landscape... Find Watershed Boundary Click on a location on the map, and automatically find the watershed boundary... Flood Risk Calculator Return period corresponds to the probability of the annual maximum river discharge exceeding a certain (given) value. For example, return period of 100 yrs corresponds to the probability of 1% of discharge exceeding that value, and return period of 10 yrs corresponds to 10% chance of flow exceeding a different (lower) value in a given year.
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