Flood damage in Iowa could top $2 billion

Flood damage in Iowa could top $2 billion
Sam Funk, IFBF’s senior economist

Losses from recent flooding along the Missouri River, as well as potential flooding around Iowa from local rainfall and snow melt in states to the north, could cause more than $2 billion in damage in the state, according to an analysis released last week by the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF).

Most of the flood damage in Iowa, to date, has been in southwest Iowa along the Missouri River. But the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration...

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