Iowa residents face sever rainstorm and flash flooding – Daily Mail



Flash floods in Des Moines, Iowa, have claimed the life of Larry Cotlar, a popular longtime sports radio host. Police responded on Saturday at 8:50 p.m. to a report of a stalled van whose occupant was swept away in floodwaters. Officers began a search of the area and found Cotlar’s body several blocks away. Des Moines saw a significant amount of flash flooding overnight Saturday due to heavy rains measuring¬†about six to eight inches. There have been many stalled motor vehicles and a significant number of residents rescued by boat from houses and apartment buildings.

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