Iowa opens emergency center to deal with flooding


June 10th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa (AP) – Iowa has activated its emergency operations center in response to flooding along the Missouri River in western Iowa. The Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management announced the center’s opening today (Friday). It will be staffed from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.