It’s The Season For Flash Floods In Iowa And This Is Why You Need To Be Cautious

If you live in Iowa, chances are you’ve been affected by floods and flash floods. With so many rivers, reservoirs, man-made lakes and dams throughout our state, plus miles of flat farmland, the threat of flooding is one we deal with every single year. Take some time to learn about the dangers of flooding and flash floods in Iowa so you can be prepared.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

While flash floods often come without much warning, if you pay attention to forecasts you can stay ahead of them as much as possible. And remember – if you see a flooded roadway, turn around! No amount of water is safe to drive through.

Stay safe out there, Hawkeyes!