Following the severe storms (derecho) that impacted our area on Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, the community is working towards recovery. Please take note of the following resources for reporting damage and staying on top of the latest news.

Storm Debris and Power Outages 

Storm Debris

To report downed trees in streets and other public areas, call the Streets Division at 319-356-5181 or use ICgovXpress to let us know about the issue. Please be able to provide detailed location information if you call and be prepared to leave a voicemail.

Power Outages 

To report a power outage, contact MidAmerican Energy at 888-427-5632, or visit their website. You can also check their outage map online.

News and Updates 

City News Releases 
Other News and Resources
How to Stay Updated


Emotional Health Support
  • CommUnity, formally the Crisis Center, has support resources by phone (Crisis Call/Text: 1-855-325-4296) and Online Chat.
  • Crisis Text Line 24/7: Text "HOME" to 741741 to connect to a counselor for support. 
  • Iowa Disaster Behavioral Health Response Team provides mental health services across the state after a disaster. 
  • Iowa Refugee Counseling Center offers virtual counseling sessions for refugees and immigrants. 
  • Your Life Iowa Statewide Crisis Line is available for those experiencing emotional distress in a crisis and can be reached at 855-581-8111. 
Farming and Agriculture Resources 
Financial or Grant Assistance
Food Resources
Legal Resources
Other Emergency Resources

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