Cedar River crests below major flood level in Cedar Rapids

September 10, 2018

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The Cedar River has crested below major flood level in Cedar Rapids.

The National Weather Service says the river crested at less than 16 feet (5 meters) overnight Sunday into Monday but remains more than 3 feet (1 meter) above flood level. The city had prepared some spots for a crest of 18 feet (6 meters).

The river is expected to return below flood stage by Thursday, with clear and sunny skies in the National Weather Service forecast.

All contents © copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.