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March is Flood Awareness Month

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DES MOINES (KWWL)-- The latest numbers from the National Weather Service report Iowa is at risk for Spring flooding. Officials say now it the time to buy flood insurance.

There is a 30 day waiting period for flood insurance to become effective once the full premium is paid.

To find more information about flood insurance, click here.

Thursday morning, Governor Chet Culver signed a proclamation that makes March Flood Awareness Month.

He made it official with help from members of the Rebuild Iowa Office, the Iowa Insurance Division, and the DNR.

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