Praying for evacuees in SW Iowa


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Evacuations called in SW Iowa due to rising waters
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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Emergency officials on Monday urged nearly 1,600 residents of Red Oak and all of tiny Coburg in southwest Iowa to evacuate because of rising waters from the East Nishnabotna River after a weekend of heavy rain.

In Red Oak, the Red Oak Creek that feeds the Nishnabotna River that flows through town was rising so fast, the water was backing up, said Adam Wainwright, emergency management coordinator for Montgomery County.


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Praying for Iowa residents! :gopray2: How awful. I am so sorry, I didn’t even hear about this. I hope no one was injured or killed. Are you all okay? Your family? I sure hope so!

God bless them and Mary keep them! :signofcross:


#3

I’m fine. My family and I live several miles away and we are on very high ground. If the flood waters reach our house, start building arks, 'cause then it’s really bad! Thank you for asking, though.


#4

I’m praying…

Hail Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with Thee, Blessed art Thou amongst women, and blessed is the fruit of Thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death. Amen.


#5

Praise God you are okay! Still praying. God bless you and yours!


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