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Nursing home evacuated in Clarksville

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UPDATE:  A nursing home was evacuated in Clarksville overnight.

KWWL has a crew on the way to Clarksville this morning.

We're also tracking river levels in other parts of eastern Iowa and the impact the high water will have on communities, including Cedar Falls and Waterloo this weekend.

Stay with KWWL on air and online for continuing coverage of the flooding.


CLARKSVILLE, Iowa (AP) - The police chief says several people have been forced from their Clarksville homes by floodwater from the swollen Shell Rock River. Chief Barry Mackey said Friday morning that water overtopped the levee that runs down the east side of the river west of the Butler County community of about 1,400 people. The chief says several homes are surrounded by water, including his.

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