River Levels in Iowa Continue to Rise
DES MOINES, Iowa – Central Iowa has seen rainfall for 14 consecutive days. The Des Moines River at Southeast Sixth Street reached 25.67 feet as of Wednesday at 4:00 a.m., flood stage is 24 feet. According to the National Weather Service the Des Moines River could rise to 28 feet by Saturday night. If it reaches that level it will affect agricultural fields in the Vandalia road area.