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    Lake Delhi Dam Compromised

    Lake Delhi Dam Has Been Compromised Due To High Water | KCRG-TV9 | Cedar Rapids, Iowa News, Sports, and Weather | Local News

    This is a pretty ****** deal, especially with the county fair down river in Monticello.



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    Re: Lake Delhi Dam Compromised

    Quote Originally Posted by CyforPresident
    This is a pretty ****** deal, especially with the county fair down river in Monticello.
    I had the same thought last night. When/if it does reach Monticello I know that the golf course has the potential to be submerged underwater which is most of the parking for fair goers. However, I don't know how the water could get to the stage if that were to happen.



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    Re: Lake Delhi Dam Compromised

    A lot of farmers are going to lose crops.



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    Re: Lake Delhi Dam Compromised

    How close is this to the actual fairgrounds? My son is leaving this am for their annual trip to "geezer rock @ Jones County fair outing". Suppose to see Styx, Joan Jett and Grand Funk Railroad tonight. I have heard of an "upper level of the fairgrounds" and a "lower level". Anyone know anything about this? Thanks.


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    Re: Lake Delhi Dam Compromised

    It sure ruined my plans the next four days. Was suppose to go to Lake Delhi with a couple buddies.



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    Re: Lake Delhi Dam Compromised

    Quote Originally Posted by tleonwdm View Post
    How close is this to the actual fairgrounds? My son is leaving this am for their annual trip to "geezer rock @ Jones County fair outing". Suppose to see Styx, Joan Jett and Grand Funk Railroad tonight. I have heard of an "upper level of the fairgrounds" and a "lower level". Anyone know anything about this? Thanks.
    That concert has been cancelled.



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    Re: Lake Delhi Dam Compromised

    Tornado Man. Thank you! Just checked the Jones Co. Fair website and saw the same news. Boys just about ready to leave when I saw your response.


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    Re: Lake Delhi Dam Compromised

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    Emergency management officials are now reporting that the Lake Delhi dam has failed and water is going over the berm alongside it.



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    Re: Lake Delhi Dam Compromised

    Quote Originally Posted by tleonwdm View Post
    Tornado Man. Thank you! Just checked the Jones Co. Fair website and saw the same news. Boys just about ready to leave when I saw your response.
    You're welcome - a group of us were going too.



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    Re: Lake Delhi Dam Compromised

    Monticello is a war zone.



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    Re: Lake Delhi Dam Compromised

    A friend of mine is at his cabin on Lake Delhi and said he saw a house on the back side of the dam literally split in half and fall into the water. Crazy stuff.



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    Re: Lake Delhi Dam Compromised

    Here is a link to the Jones county police fie and ems...sadly it has linn cedar and johnson with it too but jones is the most active.

    http://www.radioreference.com/apps/audio/?ctid=837

    State Patrol plane reported a little bit ago that the wall of water was a couple miles north of hopkinton and had large amounts of debris in it including boats and whole houses.



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