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cedar right now at cbs news 10 at 10:00. we shift into high gear as the crest of the river inches closer. city leaders and neighbors and businesses are all working toward the same property saving goal. >> find out the plans and we will show you the latest crest prediction levels. the news starts now. continues to get worse. volunteers have been out sand bagging to prepare. >> chris in cedar falls have loaded a real car to prevent the waters from sweeping away a railroad bridge. cedar falls still needs sand bagging help until about 11:00 tonight. for another hour, you can park on the university of northern
location where they need help. the city is asking that you do where close -- closed toe shoes and bring a shovel if you can. the city is now asking that all cars parked downtown be removed by 7:00 tomorrow morning. the city needs to get flood protection equipment into the area. river levels are still a threat to the cedar rapids area. >> reporter: it's not around parts of our northern county and all the water is rushing downstream. many rivers and streams in eastern iowa are at or about late-stage. we will stay there for several more days. i wanted to show you some of the crest on the cedar river because this is one of the reversed that will take a hard- hit it does involve a lot of metro areas. in cedar falls we will have a crest of 100 and 1b. that is a little over i thought short of the all-time record
going from 26.4 feet. finally downstream, as we get towards ben 10 the crest are expected on sunday and they should be close to 23.1 feet. eventually the water will russian to cedar rapids and the worst is expected around 1:00 in the morning on tuesday. this is just after midnight when the crest is protected at 25.3 feet. there is a chance it could go up or down a little bit rainfall in the next 48 hours. as it stands now we need to prepare for a flood with a 25 foot crest. that is a real problem maker on the river here. this is where the band channel will typically run in this darker shade of blue. was you get to 25 feet you can see what happens and how the river expands and moves out. a covers a lot of residential areas on both sides, it also
will go over a lot of the bridges in the downtown area as well. that is only happened one other time and that was during the big flood of them all in 2008. as we look at the radar you will notice that there is no rain in eastern iowa. none is expected over the next 48 hours. that is good news, our next crack at rain will not come until late saturday or early sunday morning. here is our predictor, it does have some clouds around as we get into tomorrow morning. th fog. after that we will burned off a little bit. by tomorrow evening were still in dry conditions work out to the west of this we are having a cold front caught by midnight it will generate if you showers and thunderstorms but as it moves to the east northeast these are expected to weaken and should not be nearly as happy as what we've been seeing in recent times. so, with generally light rainfall expected saturday night and sunday i do not think it should impact the crest around eastern iowa. it will get dicey here in the
storms rolling to the area by downloading the cps to weather at. it is free for android and apple devices. new information right now since our 6:00 is gassed. cedar rapids city transit has now shut down bus service until at least tuesday. receive a call notifying them of the shut off. off.c-r city council woman volunteers to help knock on doors in the northwest areas of the flood zone to see if cd city councilwoman. she's asking for volunteers to knock on doors of the northwest areas of the flood zone. people can see if there's anything that the homeowners meeting. several businesses need help sand bagging. tomorrow morning at 8:00 volunteers will be needed at world-class graphics on shaver road. the governor has now activated the i went national guard to help
this is the first time that i have act debated the national guard since we had the extensive flooding along the missouri river in 2011. he also sinai disaster declaration for 13 counties including glenn, benton, black hawk in delaware. so far the state has made available more than 120,000 sandbags. 22 water pumps and doesn't pallets of flood barriers. the governor will tour affected areas tomorrow beginning in shell rock and ending are already preparing for the w. worst.those who live on the northwest side were devastated in 2008 and now, they can't believe they're facing this again. cbs 2 news reporter dora miller is live livein an area that's anxiously awaiting what could come in the next few days. all eyes are on this river right now -- which is expected to crest at 25 point 3 feet on monday...residents here are hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst.
corbett says there's no official evacuation plan yet... and he doesn't want people to move out of their homes too soon...but there will be a sense of urgency that people must have in the next 24 to 48 hours.here near ellis boulevard, they aren't taking that warning lightly...the northwest neighborhood association has been knocking on doors and reiterating the importance of being prepared to leave.one neighbor we spoke to says she's been through this once before -- and she'll and reiterating the importance of meeting silly. when they were says she's will make it through once again.>> god got us to the first time and i know he will get us through this time as well. we've had family and friends helping us and it's wonderful to be the community coming in and helping and we feel very blessed. >> reporter: that they say tomorrow they will have a
the flooding that this will does the damage that the is flooding will cost. the press conference will be tomorrow at 10:00. duty sheriff's deputies had help from linn county secondary road workers and conservation workers to protect the sheriff's office. they filled the first level of hesco barriers all around the office.by the time they're done -- they'll have eight feet of protection.the roads around the office flood at 21 feet. many people in cedar rapids are scrambling tonight to get to safety. one of the most effective ways to get help - or reach out if you're able to help others, is through 2-1-1. volunteers are needed to not only sandbag, but deliver meals, or potentially help people with disabilities move somewhere else if they're in the floods path. 2-1-1 does not reach out to people in need - it only reacts to calls. so if you need help - you need to call 2-1-1. the cedar valley humane
flood.right now -- they have hundreds of emergency intake bags.each bag has a form to collect information -- a leash and even food bowls.the humane society will help both benton county and linn county animals. they're also the backup location for cedar rapids and marion if the cities needs extra help. the helen g nassif y-m-c-a in downtown cedar rapids- rapids-was shut down for nearly three months after the 2008 disaster. "we didn't have to do it again after the flood of 2008, but we are." are."more than seven feet of water filled the facility 8- years ago - causing 2-and- a-half million dollars in damage. the organization's president says the downtown branch is better prepared this time around. youth sports are cancelled for the weekend as bridges better prepared this the beautiful paramount theatre---also devastated eight years ago. but with a lot of hard work and planning - the paramount reopened in 20-
prepares for what could happen monday, it's moving its wurlitzer from the basement. paramount officials say they're expecting about five feet of water this time but they're not too worried thanks to volunteers helping sandbag. the newbo district in southeast cedar rapids is also preparing.today hesco barriers were brought out as another step to combat the high waters. they are a new way to help with flooding since the flood eight years ago. also in the newbo area- the geonetric building is getting ready. starting at -- employees and volunteers started moving furniture from the ground level to the second floor.early afternoon -- almost everything was cleared out.students from xavier -- kennedy and other surrounding schools helped store everything upstairs. store owners in czech village are trying to get everything students from xavier, kennedy and other schools help store everything upstairs. storeowners and czech village are trying to get everything they can out of the businesses before the flood waters arrive. many volunteers were helping load inventory into -- into
own cars, equipment and even a forklift to help out. worker sand bag around the building to protect them. cbs two news will continue to bring the information during our flood coverage. cedar rapids leaders will update quiet conditions every day as the threat continues. we will broadcast -- broadcasters newscasts live at 10:00 each morning. we want to remind our viewers that you also play an apartment parking capturing severe weather in eastern iowa your tv can safely get photographs please send them to us. you can connect with us on face book. also on twitter. that is the news at 10:00. we have weather and forecast in the first 10 minutes. still to come at the in studio is looking to help with flood preparation. tonight is the first license monday night. we have and i had the threat of
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mean it this happens once every 500 years. is pretty much a statistic. the odds of that happening are one in 500. we put that in percentage terms. is very small. is a point we put that in percentage terms. is very small. is a .2% chance of that happening. what that means is that it's a .2% chance of it happening in any given year. that means it could actually happen every year. it is not common that it does but however those are the chances that it can happen. this year happens to of the heavy rain that fell. it was considered a 500 year flood. this year we do not know what it will be until it actually happens. but we do know right now is what it looks like's in the current production -- projections is it would be the second highest on record. it will likely be a ahistorical flood. it will we the second time the river in cedar rapids has gone over 20 feet on record the only other time being 2008.
1851. the odds are very very small. this is happening and as i mentioned we do have some historical records that could be coming down the line, we are here to detail. in fact we did see a 2000 record fall today. what we want talk about are some of the crest. all of the water that tell up to the north of us in the last 48 hou downstream. many rivers in eastern iowa are about flood gauge and in some cases was to all-time record levels. one of the rivers that will take the brunt of it is the cedar river. in cedar falls tomorrow the crest is expected to a core -- occur very rapidly. the question waterloo is excited saturday evening at around
at 7:00 p.m. this is according to the models we're looking at. in the benton area of the water will continue to search southward and sunday at 7:00 the crest there should come at 23 and sunday at 7:00 the crest there should come at 23.1 feet. mrs. well above the flood stage of 15 feet. eventually, by the time we get to monday night the crest is anticipated in cedar rapids at 25.3 feet took that is major flooding here and you can see that will be about 13 feet above the flood stage. that will cause where the main channel of the cedar river is down. this is downtown cedar rapids, you can see a lot of the buildings and businesses in downtown cedar rapids will once again be impacted and a lot of residential areas along both sides of the river will once again go underwater and the potential is there for about 2000 homes to be impacted if we do reach that 25 fircrest.
by now the river is flashed around 10 foot. you would never know anything is happening to the north of us. it really stays that way all the way through the day tomorrow. then, at about 8:00 tomorrow night here comes the crest starting to search southward, in 48 hours time the river goes from 10 to 25.31 feet in cedar rapids. that is when all the problems will be down. you will notice the crest is not last long wave water quickly passes them by the time we get to friday the river should be back down to around 12 feet. that is here's the radar tonight. no heavy rain fell he found her in the state of iowa. it's been a long time since that happen. it is all well to the north of us tonight. we'll keep the forecast right through tomorrow. here is a predictor of 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. clouds are expected around eastern iowa maybe some patchy fog thanks to the moisture.
we should have a decent day. after 6:00 in the evening watch what our model shows. another one of showers and thunderstorms showing up along a cold front. there is a chance of some tattered pockets of heavy rain. it does look to be brief. eventually that will move into the northeast pretty quickly. by 6:00 a.m. sunday morning the worst will be gone. after that just clouds to go through on sunday. as the worst of the rain has moved off to the east of us. our latest indications are that the brain in general should be like your in eastern iowa. we are forecasting about 4/10 of an inch of rain in cedar rapids and if we can keep it to that level it will impact the crest. tonight, it is quiet and will stay that way. partly cloudy to cloudy skies. areas of fog flow temperatures in the 60s across the area. for tomorrow we will have fog, later in the date should turn partly sunny. temperatures will be from 77 in decorah 281 in waterloo as you
iowa city area. the on his back here to see extended forecast. you can see that on saturday we are at 82. we're going for 75 on sunday. we will be at 65 degrees on monday. be on that you can see the conditions are dry all the way through into next week. we're going to get a nice break from the heavy rains. it's been a thorn in our side it has several days. next on cbs two news volunteers rolled out to make sure that certain residents were said. what the service is doing to help prevent, to keep ability during a certain time. listened to of the day for
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if you're willing to volunteer but care for young children - you can actually do both. both.prestige dance studio if you are willing to volunteer but have to care for young children, prestige dance studio will open its doors for children of any age to come and hang out for free. owners want to provide free childcare for parents easy for the community to help one another.the studio will be open from eight-30 to 11-30 tomorrow morning. residents who rely on meals on wheels for food will still be taken care of. of.volunteers for horizon's meals on wheels delivered ?five days worth of food to recipients today.all of the meals are frozen, so clients won't have to worry about them going bad.officials say it's important to give citizens a sense of normalcy and provide for their needs even in a state of uncertainty.
offering help to those in the flood's path. the self-storage service is offering free storage for flood victims. for more information, call quality care at the number on your screen. cbs 2 news reporter dora miller and sports anchor zach hanley were out this morning with the thousands of people who showed up to help sandbag around newbo city market. but activity at that location is now over. the city has remaining sandbagging locations on its website - we've placed a link to that information on our website - cbs 2 iowa dot com. and coming up in sports -- --it was homecoming for prairie tonight -- would the p- hawks be crowned king's of the field -- find out next on cbs 2. 2."cbs 2 news connects with you.call us at 1-800-222-kgan email us at news at kgan.com connect with us on facebook at
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if you have a car park downtown it has to be moved by 7:00 tomorrow morning. the city has to get flood protection equipment into the area. please move your vehicles if they are parked in downtown cedar rapids. be careful there will be -- road closures as well. you will see a lot of equipment plugging the sewers. keep that in mind. terry rapids up with the crest and everything . tomorrow is crest they if you are in cedar falls or waterloo there are two crest at or protect did. both of these are within one or
and that we're not anticipating the crest until sunday. finally as we all know in cedar rapids the crest should come around 25.3 feet. that is that 1:00 a.m. that is after midnight going into tuesday. course major flooding and you can see how much of the city will be impacted if we get to that 25 foot level. that will cause massive problems around here. if you go down and look at the river tomorrow to not expect to see too much until the 8:00. and all the sudden the wall of water will come in issues at 15 feet and less than 48 hours time. there is your crest but it does not last long. by friday it is welcomed.>> it goes away? but it does a lot of damage.
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