So far, flooding has done little more than swamp some basements and low-lying areas, he said. By Saturday, some rural areas had been evacuated in Johnson County near the Iowa River, he said.
Gov. Terry Branstad planned to tour flooded areas in New Hartford, Coralville and Iowa City today. He also issued a disaster proclamation for 17 additional Iowa counties hit by recent storms and flooding — his forth such proclamation is the last several days.