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Subject: [Leica] Safe and out of the flood area
From: leicachris at (Chris Williams)
Date: Fri Jun 13 23:18:24 2008
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Stay safe, there's a few of us on this list who know all too well about 
flooded cities. I can't believe its the entire town.


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Sent: Saturday, June 14, 2008 12:34 AM
Subject: [Leica] Safe and out of the flood area

> Just a quick note to everyone.  It seems we chose the right time to take 
> our vacation and leave Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  The flood is at 34 feet as of 
> today and they are expecting it to go even higher by Sunday.  Fortunately 
> our house is not in the affected area at this time.  Also our house is on 
> top of a hill and pretty safe so far.  We have had contact with our 
> neighbors and all is right at this time.  Unfortunately for the center an 
> southern part of the city, all is not well, and is currently under 10 to 
> 30 feet of water, depending on where they are.  The library is a total 
> loss as none of the books and materials were able to be saved.  All of 
> downtown is under water, and both hospitals are flooded and have been 
> evacuated.  They are telling us it is the worst flood on record for the 
> entire state.
> Gene
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