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14 hours ago
City of Ottumwa, Iowa - City Government

With this past weekend's weather please remember, Ottumwa’s outdoor sirens are intended to warn people outdoors of confirmed hazardous weather conditions. When a siren is sounded, take shelter ... See more

1 day ago
City of Ottumwa, Iowa - City Government

Motorists are advised that West Second Street between Kitterman and Wapello Street will be temporarily closed starting Tuesday, June 18, 2019. The closure will allow for a necessary street repair. ... See more

2 days ago

There are over 200 homes without power after the storm that just went through. To report an outage or check the status on your repairs, visit the utility's site by finding the links on our webpage ... See more

5 days ago
Iowa Counties Road Notifications

Map of current road closures in Wapello County from the County Engineer

6 days ago
Wapello County Secondary Road Department/ Planning & Zoning

215th Avenue will be closed at the intersection with Bluegrass Road tomorrow (Wednesday June 12, 2019) to replace the road culvert. All residents will need to use HWY 34 for access.

6 days ago

June 11, 2019 - Ottumwa, Iowa –The City of Ottumwa issued a press release May 30th stating the campground would accommodate citizens displaced by flooding at no charge. Since that time, the river ... See more

1 week ago
US National Weather Service Des Moines Iowa

Are you a weather nut who is Interested in helping the NWS, media and your local communities? Apply to become a @CoCoRaHS observer by reporting rain, snow & hail. Here is an example of reports ... See more

1 week ago
Wapello County Secondary Road Department/ Planning & Zoning

A huge thank you to the Wapello Co. Secondary Road crew for taking time away from their family last night to get this blowout patched temporary.

1 week ago
Wapello County Secondary Road Department/ Planning & Zoning

We thought we would share our current road closure map with everyone as the current predictions from the National Weather Service do not show a significant river level drop within the next several ... See more

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