The Iowa Flood Information System is a web-platform to access community-based flood conditions, forecasts, visualizations, and apps.
WHAT IS IFIS?
The Iowa Flood Information System (IFIS) is a web platform developed by the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) at the University of Iowa. IFIS provides a user-friendly and interactive environment for some 500 communities in Iowa regarding flood conditions, flood forecasts, data visualizations, and flood-related data, information and applications.
MY COMMUNITY - MY WATERSHED
Community-based flood conditions, data resources, and upstream watershed characteristics
FLOOD INUNDATION MAPS
Inundation maps provide information on the extent and depth of flood waters
FLOOD CONDITIONS AND FORECASTS
Real-time water levels and gauge heights with warning levels, and flood forecast
Real-time rainfall maps displaying current conditions, and past rainfall accumulation
Visualizations of water levels and stream gauge readings with 3D/2D interactive animations
IFC DATA RESOURCES
Data from IFC's bridge sensors, rain gauges, and data sources with real-time and historical information
Visualization of data from multiple IFC bridge sensors and USGS gauges in a single view along a river
Optimized IFIS web interface for mobile devices (e.g. smart phones, tablets)
APPS & MORE
More IFIS experience through iOS and Android applications for smartphones and tablets