WMSN FOX 47
 

Ames Prepares for Potential Flooding, Iowa State Erects Flood Walls

Heavy rains caused the Skunk River to top its banks in Ames.  The river was expected crest Tuesday afternoon at just above 23 feet.

The water has spilled over into city parks, but officials no homes or businesses are in its path. “The rainfall really kind of brought things right up to the level that it was going to be a concern, but didn’t quite go over the threshold,” says John Dunn, Ames Water Plant Director.

Iowa State University is preparing for potential flooding by putting up the flood walls at Hilton Coliseum.

Iowa State Athletics Department said the Squaw Creek in Ames is supposed to crest at 10 to 11 feet.

Hilton won’t flood until the creek reaches 15 feet but the university didn’t want to take any risks.

The walls will remains in place for several days until the flood risk passes. The flood walls were bought after Hilton flooded in August of 2010.

Ames Prepares for Potential Flooding, Iowa State Erects Flood Walls

FOX NEWS (from foxnews.com)

Woman cited for trespassing for entering hospital with fake baby
Tonya Whitney and a man, whom she later identified as her husband, first went into the hospital on Saturday, each carrying a lifelike doll and drawing suspicion from security officials who told the pair to leave, Merced police Capt. Tom Trindad said.

Fort Hood noncommissioned officer accused of sexual assault to face trial by court martial
A noncommissioned sexual abuse prevention officer accused of operating a prostitution ring at a central Texas army base will face a military court martial.

Medical examiner identifies 3 climbers' bodies recovered from Mount Rainier
The Pierce County medical examiner has identified the bodies of three climbers recovered this week from Mount Rainier.

Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect question jury selection process, seek dismissal
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are asking a judge to dismiss indictments and put proceedings in the case on hold over concerns about the jury selection process in federal court.

VIDEO LIST

Advertise with us!

Tonight on FOX 17

5:00pm The Simpsons
5:30pm Big Bang Theory
6:00pm Two and a Half Men
6:30pm Big Bang Theory
7:00pm Masterchef
8:00pm Bones
9:00pm News at Nine on FOX 17
10:00pm Everybody Loves Raymond
10:30pm Two and a Half Men
11:00pm Seinfeld
11:30pm The Arsenio Hall Show


Titan TV Schedule

KDSM FOX 17 Shows

To FOX.com

Advertise with us!
IE6 Float Fix