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    How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    any idea how long, would it be later 2nite or tomorrow



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    Re: How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    tough to say. Their saying more rain thursday night and friday



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    Re: How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonefan1983 View Post
    any idea how long, would it be later 2nite or tomorrow
    im sure most roads will clear by tomorrow night so we can actually travel from one side of Ames to the other. however, by tomorrow night/friday morning it will more than likely reflood. and if the water some how stays off the road tomorrow night, it will back in force by friday night since theres another big round of storms expected to hit. im pretty sure we will destroy the record of total rain from 1993



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    Re: How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonefan1983 View Post
    any idea how long, would it be later 2nite or tomorrow
    If there is no further rainfall in or north of Ames, the expectation is that both the Squaw and Skunk will be below flood stage by Thursday night. Most roads should be dry by then, but will likely need to be cleaned up, and perhaps inspected for damage.


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    Re: How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by slincoln View Post
    If there is no further rainfall in or north of Ames, the expectation is that both the Squaw and Skunk will be below flood stage by Thursday night. Most roads should be dry by then, but will likely need to be cleaned up, and perhaps inspected for damage.

    A lot of the roads in town are open. I-35 and hiway 30 are still closed as well as 13th street in the far east end of town, but I just got back from a water run to Fareway on the north end of town from West ames and had no water over the roads.


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    Re: How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by slincoln View Post
    If there is no further rainfall in or north of Ames, the expectation is that both the Squaw and Skunk will be below flood stage by Thursday night. Most roads should be dry by then, but will likely need to be cleaned up, and perhaps inspected for damage.
    its gonna rain again tomorrow night so theres a good chance that the water keeps rising and the flood stage will rise even more with the rain on friday



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    Re: How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    its gonna rain again tomorrow night so theres a good chance that the water keeps rising and the flood stage will rise even more with the rain on friday
    Not at all. It would take another significant rainfall to do that, which is not forecasted.



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    Re: How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    friday night is supposed to be similar to last night from what ive heard on tv. and if the river is still rising by tomorrow night it wont take a whole lot more to send it over its banks again



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    Re: How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    friday night is supposed to be similar to last night from what ive heard on tv. and if the river is still rising by tomorrow night it wont take a whole lot more to send it over its banks again
    I thought the river already crested and is forcasted to be below flood stage tomorrow evening?


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    Re: How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    The said on WHOTV that they hoped to have I-35 back open by 3:00 am.


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    Re: How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    I thought the river already crested and is forcasted to be below flood stage tomorrow evening?
    id heard that the skunk river isnt supposed to crest until tomorrow night. i think squaw creek was already on its way back down but i may have heard wrong



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    Re: How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    id heard that the skunk river isnt supposed to crest until tomorrow night. i think squaw creek was already on its way back down but i may have heard wrong
    I think what you heard was for the town of colfax. It has already crested in ames. I hope.



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    Re: How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    id heard that the skunk river isnt supposed to crest until tomorrow night. i think squaw creek was already on its way back down but i may have heard wrong
    The Skunk crested this afternoon.



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    Re: How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeyeh8r View Post
    id heard that the skunk river isnt supposed to crest until tomorrow night. i think squaw creek was already on its way back down but i may have heard wrong
    Squaw Creek has dropped about 3 feet since noon.
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    Skunk has dropped about 1 foot since noon.
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    Re: How long before water clear the roads in Ames

    is 69 north to story city open?



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