Revised Iowa flood forecast sees less chance of Coralville Lake topping spillway

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Posted: Tuesday, June 4, 2013 12:00 am

IOWA CITY (AP) — Eastern Iowa communities fighting Iowa River flooding received good news Monday after a new projection indicated that Coralville Lake was less likely to top its emergency spillway.

The lake, six miles north of Iowa City, is expected to crest Thursday at under 710 feet, two feet below the spillway, according to the projection by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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