The National Weather Service in the Quad Cities has issued a flood warning for the Quad City area. A flood warning was issued for the Wapsipinicon River near DeWitt which also affects Scott and Clinton counties.

The NWSQC is forecasting moderate flooding.The river expected to rise to 11.8 feet Thursday. According to the QCTimes.com at 11.5 feet flood waters affect homes along highway 61 and at 12 feet flooding affects homes along the river between Wheatland and Calamus.

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Just a reminder....never drive through floodwater and try to avoid driving through large puddles that might conceal a bigger problem. Keep up to date by following the National Weather Service here.

⚠️ A FLOOD WARNING has been issued for the Wapsipinicon River near Dewitt through Sunday Evening! Moderate flooding is forecast, with the river expected to rise to 11.8 feet Thursday!

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Posted by US National Weather Service Quad Cities Iowa/Illinois on Tuesday, March 9, 2021

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