Alex Cohen. Steve Cirinna, Lee County Emergency Management coordinator, discusses how his Iowa county is preparing for a flood surge. Cirinna also warns that with fertilizer and propane in the flood water, it can be a long-term health risk.
WBAY - Rain and wind caused rising water levels around Green Bay Monday night, but the higher water has been receding after the rain moved out early Tuesday morning. The steady rain we saw most of Monday and into Tuesday night, combined with wind from the north pushing bay water into the Fox and East Rivers, forced the already-high rivers to rise even higher causing minor flooding. As of a.
During the height of the flooding, police departments from Green Bay to Neenah told drivers to stay off local streets. The waters have since receded, but emergency crews urged drivers to continue to be aware of stranded vehicles and other obstacles. Click here for Flash Flood Watches and Warnings.
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Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about. Green Bay Metro Fire Department lifted the emergency evacuation order Sunday morning for residents along East River after flooding made it dangerous. A link has been sent to your friend's email address.
As Action 2 News has reported, many homes sustained thousands of dollars' worth of damage and today a handful are still condemned. The Green Bay Metro Fire Department gave a timeline presentation of what happened when the river overflowed its banks in mid-March and ways the department could improve rescue missions. Many homeowners were upset help didn't come sooner.
WEVER, Iowa -- The road to Harold Bonar's thousand acres ends in a lake of God's creation, where dusk's red sun tints the water copper and cranes stand like shadowy sentries over corn and soybean fields swallowed by a river. What the swollen Mississippi River didn't fell through force, it claimed by decay: leafy stalks of corn, their tops already tasseled, have been reduced to bamboo-like sticks a mere 2 feet high. Even the green corn that remains is yellowing at its base, the sign of too much water and another crop lost to the Midwest's record rainfall and the Great Flood of
In fields once swallowed by a river, tractors kick up dust, corn planters drop seeds no bigger than a thumbnail and the earth closes around them. The spring planting has begun in earnest. Nearly all of the acre field has been planted, but thunderstorms are brewing. And in the hours of blue sky left to him, he must finish planting so the field can be sprayed with fertilizer and weed killer.
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WBAY -- After days of rising water, flooding people's basements and forcing them from their homes, much of that water has now receded, but multiple roads across Brown Country still remain closed. He lives right next to the East River on Green Bay's east side and watched as the water kept rising. The fire department and city building inspectors were out Saturday assessing the damage to homes and streets.