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Rising Water Forces Evacuation of Iowa Hospital

Posted: 06/13/2008 - Rising water from the Cedar River forced the evacuation of a downtown hospital Friday after residents of more than 3,000 homes fled for higher ground. A railroad bridge collapsed, and 100 city blocks were under water.

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Early And Intense Tornado Season Could Be Record

Posted: 06/13/2008 - This year may set records for tornadoes and tornado-related deaths. “We have already seen more than 115 tornado-related deaths, making this the deadliest tornado season since 1998,” said Greg Carbin, a meteorologist at NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla.

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Storm Photos 6-12-08

Updated: 06/13/2008 - Viewer photos from the severe storms on Thursday, June 12, 2008.

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Families, Troops Mourn 4 Scouts Killed in Tornado

Posted: 06/13/2008 - First came the shock, then the grief. As dozens of people injured in a tornado at an Iowa Boy Scout camp recovered, families and friends tried to make sense of the deaths of four teenage Scouts who had gone to the elite camp to learn how to be leaders.

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Kansas Tornadoes Kill 2, Devastate Town of Chapman

Posted: 06/13/2008 - In a town devastated by a tornado that snapped utility poles and reduced houses and business to rubble, Brad Homman's reaction epitomized optimism: "We've still got half the town intact."

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Cedar Rapids Struggles to Endure Historic Flood

Posted: 06/13/2008 - The Cedar River poured over its banks in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Thursday, forcing the evacuation of more than 3,000 homes, causing a railroad bridge to collapse and leaving cars underwater on downtown streets.

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Official Report: EF 4 Tornado in Manhattan; EF 3 in Chapman

Updated: 06/12/2008 - The National Weather Service completed its surveys of Wednesday Evening's tornadoes that ripped through NE Kansas. They determined that the tornado that hit Manhattan was an EF 4 tornado and the Chapman tornado was an EF 3.

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Emergency Management Team Stands Down

Posted: 06/12/2008 - Shawnee County Emergency Management remains partially staffed to monitor weather and assess damage Thursday evening, but has largely stood down after Thursday afternoon's storms.

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Tornado Damages 32 Homes, Kills Man in Jackson County, Kansas

Posted: 06/12/2008 - 62-year old George Askren was killed when a tornado struck his mobile home near Soldier in Jackson County. His home was one of 32 in Jackson County damaged by a tornado Wednesday night. Officials say it was a quarter mile wide and stayed on the ground in Jackson County for nine miles.

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Pottawatomie County Reports Storm Damage

Posted: 06/12/2008 - Among damage in Pottawatomie County from Wednesday evening's storms, a rural Onaga farmstead and several power lines and poles down.

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Scouts Called Heroes After Deadly Tornado

Updated: 06/12/2008 - Boy Scouts who came to each others' aid after a tornado that killed four of their comrades and injured 48 people were hailed as heroes Thursday for helping to administer first aid and search for victims buried in their flattened campsite.

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Rainfall Amounts

Updated: 06/12/2008 - Rainfall totals from the past 24 hours as of 7:30am on Thursday, June 12, 2008.

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Sandbagged Levee Holds In Iowa, Protects City

Posted: 06/11/2008 - A sandbagged levee was preventing a swollen river from rising out of its banks and flooding this northeastern Iowa city on Wednesday, but officials asked for extra volunteers to help shore it up as more rain moved across the state.

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