uReport: Midwest Floods

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    The historic bridge in Sutliff, Iowa, is swept away by the Cedar River.

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    The historic bridge in Sutliff, Iowa, is swept away by the Cedar River.

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    The historic bridge in Sutliff, Iowa, is swept away by the Cedar River.

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    The historic bridge in Sutliff, Iowa, is swept away by the Cedar River.

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    The historic bridge in Sutliff, Iowa, is swept away by the Cedar River.

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    The historic bridge in Sutliff, Iowa, is swept away by the Cedar River.

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    The historic bridge in Sutliff, Iowa, is swept away by the Cedar River.

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    Flooding is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Maralee Wink
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    Flooding is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Maralee Wink
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    Flooding is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Maralee Wink
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    Flooding is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Maralee Wink
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    Flooding is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Maralee Wink
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    Flooding is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Maralee Wink
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    Flooding is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Maralee Wink
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    Flooding is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Maralee Wink
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    Flooding is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Maralee Wink
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    Flooding is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Maralee Wink
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    Flooding is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Maralee Wink
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    Flooding is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Maralee Wink
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    Flooding is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Maralee Wink
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    The Fox River is seen in Wedron, Ill., about 5 miles before the end of the river.

    David Crosby
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    Highway 22 is shown flooded with water from the Cedar River in Iowa, approximately 5 miles west of Muscatine.

    Photo provided by Herman Ferreira
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    Highway 22 is shown flooded with water from the Cedar River in Iowa, approximately 5 miles west of Muscatine.

    Photo provided by Herman Ferreira
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    Highway 22 is shown flooded with water from the Cedar River in Iowa, approximately 5 miles west of Muscatine.

    Photo provided by Herman Ferreira
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    Highway 22 is shown flooded with water from the Cedar River in Iowa, approximately 5 miles west of Muscatine.

    Photo provided by Herman Ferreira
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    Highway 22 is shown flooded with water from the Cedar River in Iowa, approximately 5 miles west of Muscatine.

    Photo provided by Herman Ferreira
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    Highway 22 is shown flooded with water from the Cedar River in Iowa, approximately 5 miles west of Muscatine.

    Photo provided by Herman Ferreira
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    Comstock-Castle Stove Co. factories on the banks of the Mississippi River are partially submerged in Quincy, Ill.

    John R. Spake
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    An office on Third Avenue and Second Street is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, after 9 feet of water rushed through, breaking a front window and an interior wall before depositing an inch of mud over everything inside.

    Jenna Woestman
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    An office on Third Avenue and Second Street is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, after 9 feet of water rushed through, breaking a front window and an interior wall before depositing an inch of mud over everything inside.

    Jenna Woestman
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    An office on Third Avenue and Second Street is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, after 9 feet of water rushed through, breaking a front window and an interior wall before depositing an inch of mud over everything inside.

    Jenna Woestman
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    An office on Third Avenue and Second Street is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, after 9 feet of water rushed through, breaking a front window and an interior wall before depositing an inch of mud over everything inside.

    Jenna Woestman
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    An office on Third Avenue and Second Street is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, after 9 feet of water rushed through, breaking a front window and an interior wall before depositing an inch of mud over everything inside.

    Jenna Woestman
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    An office on Third Avenue and Second Street is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, after 9 feet of water rushed through, breaking a front window and an interior wall before depositing an inch of mud over everything inside.

    Jenna Woestman
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    The lagoon, a small pond fed by the Rock River, is shown in Riverside Park in Beloit, Wis. There is a large pavillion in the picture that has restrooms and rentals in the lower half. All benches surrounding the lagoon are flooded and the lower part of the building has water in it.

    Krissy Terwilliger and Savannah
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    The Grand Avenue bridge is shown in Beloit, Wis.

    Krissy Terwilliger and Savannah
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    A flooded Fourth Street is shown in Beloit, Wis.

    Krissy Terwilliger and Savannah
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    The Beloit Box Board Co. in Beloit, Wis., is shown after the dam at Rock River was opened all the way due to the flooding.

    Krissy Terwilliger and Savannah
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    Rescue teams in Wisconsin Dells Duck boats are shown on their way to the Baraboo River to help people in flooded areas.

    Cheryl and Amber Hayes
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    Rescue teams in Wisconsin Dells Duck boats are shown on their way to the Baraboo River to help people in flooded areas.

    Cheryl and Amber Hayes
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    Rescue teams in Wisconsin Dells Duck boats are shown on their way to the Baraboo River to help people in flooded areas.

    Cheryl and Amber Hayes
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    Rescue teams in Wisconsin Dells Duck boats are shown on their way to the Baraboo River to help people in flooded areas.

    Cheryl and Amber Hayes
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    Downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is shown.

    Nancy Gaffey
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    Downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is shown.

    Nancy Gaffey
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    Downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is shown.

    Nancy Gaffey
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    Downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is shown.

    Nancy Gaffey
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    The Des Moines River is shown in Ottumwa, Iowa.

    Greg Mangin
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    The Des Moines River is shown in Ottumwa, Iowa.

    Greg Mangin
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    Flooding is shown in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

    Levi Zinser

 

 

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