FLOOD MAPS SAME AS BEFORE

FLOOD MAPS SAME AS BEFORE

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SIOUX CITY—JUST AS EXPECTED, THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS INUNDATION MAPS OF 160-THOUSAND SQUARE FEET PER SECOND ARE SIMILAR TO THEIR ORIGINAL ESTIMATES.

WOODBURY COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGER GARY BROWN RECEIVED THE NEW MAPS WEDNESDAY.

HE SAYS ALL LEVEES WERE BUILT TO A LEVEL OF 35 TO 37 FEET AND THE RIVER IS RUNNING BELOW THAT.

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BROWN SAYS WE’RE GONNA KEEP FIGHTING THIS BATTLE ALL SUMMER.

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THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS IS CURRENTLY RELEASING WATER FROM GAVINS POINT DAM AT A RATE OF 160-THOUSAND CUBIC FEET PER SECOND.

BROWN SAYS THE LEVEES STILL STAND.

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BROWN REMINDS YOU TO VIEW THE RIVER FROM A HILLTOP AND NOT WHILE DRIVING ALONG THE INTERSTATE.