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Flood-Ravaged Iowa Scrambles To Mend Levees

The breach of a main levee and subsequent failure of a temporary levee sent emergency crews scrambling Saturday as water from the Des Moines River rushed into a heavily populated residential area of Iowa’s capital.

The Army Corps of Engineers and National Guard were ordering personnel to leave Des Moines just hours after a mandatory evacuation was issued for 270 homes. Officials warned of “significant property damage” of residential and commercial structures.

(Fox News)

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