With heavy snow piling up across Iowa, some people are whispering about thepotential for spring flooding. One expert says those fears of flooding areunfounded. Meteorologist Frank Boksa (boak’-sah) at the National WeatherService office in Johnston compares those who’re already spooked aboutflooding to Chicken Little in the nursery rhyme. He assures, snow may befalling, but the sky isn’t. Boksa says many factors will come into play inthe months ahead that effect the possibility of flooding — like how warm itgets — how fast, and how much more snow and rain we get. With the recentdrought, he says this snow will likely melt right into the ground withlittle or no runoff into rivers.
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