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just how much damage was caused by cedar river flooding. this is what we know right now - in cedar rapids - 35 buildings inspected yesterday weren't impacted at all.two had some structure problems the could be fixed quickly.ten buildings could take up to a month to repair.inspectors couldn't get into five buildings. in palo, 22 buildings had minor damage. another 13 will take a month of repairs to get up to code. and three inaccessable. linn county emergency management is still compiling damage reports and will send out an updated list. cedar rapids leaders tell cbs 2 news--the city might not get as much federal funding to stimulate the economy because not as much damage was done this year as compared to 2008. in all of cedar rapids and palo - only one building in palo had major damage. damage.emergency management officials say only buildings that had major damage or were destroyed are considered when
on monday, the linn county courthouse on may's island - a place that was devastated in '08, will reopen after being closed only a week. more recovery efforts will continue throughout the weekend - and you now have a place to drop your sandbags. today, the city accepted both wet and dry sandbags at noelridge park. tomorrow, starting at 7 a-m, you can bring your sandbags to ellis park. the city is discussing when they could open >> tomorrow, bring your sandbags when they might open another dropoff site. commercial properties can drop them off at the former 6th street plant. sandbags from businesses can be dropped in select spots in check village and kingston village we placed the exact locations online. those sites will be open at 7:00 a.m.
>> it's been about a week now since we've been concerned about the river. we're happy to say that it continues to fall in eastern iowa. here's the latest stage, 14.8 feet. flood stage 12 feet. we move in that direction. by the time we get to midday sunday, it's expected to be below 12 be 10 feet by next week. one of the things you'll notice here, we have a lot of clouds coming from the east, a slow-moving disturbance continuing to spin around over the great lake states this will be a part of the forecast going into tomorrow. so far, we haven't seen much in the way of rain. maybe a little sprinkle here and there. that's all we expect this
area. temperatures in the 60s. major improvement expected on sunday. we'll talk about that coming up. facebook has been a critical spot for information during the flood. what began as an informative page is now a mission to feed thousands impacted by flood. cbs 2 news anchor joining us live now from the township hall to show us the >> reporter: the brown bag committee is a testament as to how wonderful our community is and how much everyone cares about each other. in about a week, they have sent out 14,000 meals, lunches and dinners to people in the evacuation zone, to volunteers, to the national guard, anyone that is in the area that could possibly need some food and right now, we have volunteers bagging up meals to be sent out
these meal items here, all of these snacks are all donated and the impressive thing, they're not necessarily asked for they just kind of show up. they have had people come from minnesota with donations, even donating their own time to this effort and they have had anonymous amazon prime donations. >> every time you start to run something, whether it's manpower, the raw materials, whether we put a not, it gets answered but not by just here's a few items, it's in multitudes. >> reporter: i wanted to show you what is inside the meal bags today's bags were deck indicated winter weather west field elementary school it's going to be all right with some rainbows and happy drawings good luck, love emma, on the other side, it says we're here for you. inside the bag, they have chips,
apple sauce, fruit snacks, granola bars, it's snacks to hold them off and each one has some sort of chocolate. if you're wanting to help out, they need drivers to help deliver the meals tonight and also saturday and sunday. they are in very much need of drivers to deliver those to the flooding area. you can come to 211 angle they are in need of bread, bottled water, cheese slices, meat slices and trail mix. those are the things they need. if you have any of that, come by the bircham township hall they need people to put together sandwiches over the weekend. live in cedar rapids, cbs 2 news. >> we watched as volunteered
there are various ways you can help those to recover from the flood and the united way is making it easy for you to volunteer. just sign up on their web site. we put that information on ours, cbs 2 iowa.com. here's another way to help, the paramount theater needs to get ready for celtic thunder on sunday they helped to remove seats last week and now help is needed wants to help should be at the theater saturday at 8:00. two red cross centers remain open. 80 residents stayed at cedar hills community church and st. paul's church. st. paul will be closing on sunday. the volunteers have been mobilized to help those in flood impacted communities they have served more than ten
>> today, they gave to the red cross in a big way they dropped off a load of supplies and donated $25,000 to families in need. >> we've been firm, we have a responsibility to the community, not just from a safety standpoint but also to take care of the people around us. >> at this time, the red cross says it's not in need of more items but of monetary donations we posted a link on site for more. life for most in the corridor is slowly returning to normal as the flood waters recede, still some face trouble in the days, weeks and months to come. morgan is live to explain one opportunity workers may not be considering for work as the city recovers. >> i'm here in the district where business came to a
obvious flooding. there are places like parlor city that are hiring extra hands now to try to re-open sooner however, many workers can only watch and wait without a paycheck, or so they think. those affected by the flooding can actually file for unemployment. for businesses not operating or running with brewhemia's steve shriver - say they don't anticipate unemployment becoming a big issue. " "if you look at 2008, there were 3 to 4 months of downtime and we lost a lot of business in that flood. businesses closed down. people moved away. so, yeah, i would say that had the hesco barrier failed, and we were looking at a 3 to 6 month recovery time down here, it'd be a different story."
discussed unemployment with his workers - but says none have expressed interest in the option and are just looking to get back to work.covering the corridor in cr, connor morgan, cbs 2 news. lost hours aren't the only problems that can affect wallet. wallets.government officials are warning residents about the dangers of fraudulent post-flood services being offered..if you have questions - representatives will be available to answer t monday at the cedar rapids downtown library from 10 a-m to 3 p-m.people can also request additional materials online- we have that information on our website- cbs 2 iowa dot com. president obama has now signed a disaster declaration for several northeast iowa counties hit by storms and flooding last month, month,the presidential declaration opens up funding from fema for the eight hit by flooding last month. it opens up funding from fema
storms dumping heavy rain moved through last month. a 77-year-old man was killed. his car was swept away by the fast-moving water. you can stay on top of breaking developments with the fox 28 news app it's free for android and apple devices. search for us in your favorite app store. developing tonight, a young man is dead following a stabbing on the southwest side rapids. >> it happened just after 2:00 this morning on college park court. we're following the latest developments in the story. >> reporter: scott, it was around 2:00 in the morning when police arrived at the reserve at 66 apartment complex, that's on college park complex, that's where they found an 18-year-old man suffering from a stab
after he was transported to the hospital. this is the second violent about involving a teenager this week. we were able to speak to some of his friends who said he was kind and loving and would give the shirt off of his back in you asked him. they were surprised that it happened and didn't understand where it came from. they said they were concerned for their safety. police are investigating what lead up to not releasing the teenager's identity yet we'll bring you the information when we get it. >> we will keep following the story and bring you up to the minute information on cbs2iowa.com and the latest at 10:00. still to come at 6:00, union volleyball is always in the mix, why this year, the knights are closer than ever to wearing the
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eastern iowa most of the highs remaining in the low to mid-60s. right now in cedar rapids, we're at 62 degrees you can see the low, the winds coming in from the north, the dew point up a little bit today to 58 degrees. and this weather system to the east continues to just sit and spin. once in a while, spokes of energy and that caused the clouds to increase today. you can see we're in the thick of those now. no rain to report, early brief showers or sprinkles will be a possibility. thanks to the clouds today, no higher, 60 was the high. waterloo got 66 this afternoon, but it took a while for the clouds to move from the east to the west. readings now are back into the
here's the weather system we're talking about. the center of it is located right there to the southwest of cincinnati. when you get this type of situation, spokes of energy rotate around the center of this disturbance and it causes the showers and once it comes around, it also punches the cloud cover into eastern iowa. with the storm track running to the north, there's nothing to move it along. it's not going to budge over it's what we call a cut off low. some of these showers in illinois will try to fight their way to the west some could get back into iowa today or tomorrow. the best chances will be in the east and even there, they're going to be widely scattered and on the light side. watch what happens], it gets kicked off to the east and
that brings us much warmer air for tuesday of the coming week and eventually, it will be the next chance of any showers or storms. i got to tell you, i think it's high, the amounts will be less as most of the heavier rains are to the east of us. so just light showers. tomorrow in iowa city, there's a chance of a stray shower or sprinkle it's not going to be a downpour. temperatures should be about 61 degrees for homecoming in iowa city, winds out of the north at 5-10 and for the iowa state game, an 11:00 kickoff and once again, plenty of clouds, about the same story tomorrow too. the forecast for tonight calls for cloudy skies, a stray shower or sprinkle a possibility late in the east.
and cool. a widely scattered shower a possibility in the morning hours and over the east and the south. highs at 66 in most locations the extended forecast has us back to 70 on sunday that looks to be a nice day as we get some sunshine back in the skies. next weeking here's the warming trend up to 76 on tuesday. we get a chance of showers and temperatures cooling down again thursday thursday and friday. we head out to preview our game of the creek and west delaware. how the clippers are dealing facebook at facebook/kgan cbs 2. 2. i'm chuck grassley, and i approve this message. in twenty-three years, chuck grassley hasn't missed a single vote.
tonights game of the week might be the best one all season -- tonight's game of the week might be the best one al season. hosting undefeated west delaware winning takes the fast track toward the title. caught up with matt hughes to break down the game. >> i'm lucky enough to be joined by one of the cocoachs of the clipper, matt hughes, it's a big game and big atmosphere. what do you expect for the kids >> they're going to come out and play with intensity and a lot of
they've been doing it for us all year. >> has there been a little more pep in their step as they get ready for a game like this? >> we have a simple philosophy we try to go 1-0. we try to take the week as every other week and come out with the same attitude. >> we didn't play west delaware, we haven't played them in a number of years. does that make it tougher that you don't know what you >> this is a new thing for us a lot of the teams we haven't played before. with technology today and the scouting and stuff like that that goes on, they're a well-coached team they play hard it's a team similar to ours in the way they play the game. >> you score a lot of points, they score a lot of points, you have a fantastic defense you've only given up a few
effort and come out and do the game plan we have, it should be a great game. >> thank you for joining us. good luck tonight. >> five of the last six seasons, the volleyball team made it to the tournament. this year, the knights have bigger goals besides getting to the center when their first title in school history. >> for most volleyba advancing to state is not a given unless you're union high school >> we have been there and had the same team back and we made it. >> reporter: when they didn't qualify a year ago, the knights crusade commented. >> we pushed ourselves knowing that we're that much better and can get over the humps. >> a quest that lead to a 19-3 record and has them on the
of northeast iowa's ultimate holy grail. >> i don't believe that we ever won a conference title since we have become union. >> we have had a tough conference and see east is always in the top rankles and being the east champions says a lot about you and your team. >> just sett >> some played as freshman,
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