Solon http://iowapublicradio.org en Sandbagging in Solon as Eastern Iowa Braces Against Flooding http://iowapublicradio.org/post/sandbagging-solon-eastern-iowa-braces-against-flooding <p></p><p>Flash flood warnings have been issued across eastern Iowa, and communities are bracing themselves for heavy rain through the end of the week.&nbsp;</p><p>In Solon, about 15 people scrambled to fill sand bags and load them onto volunteers’ pickup trucks Wednesday afternoon. Some were bound for their neighborhoods; others, to a daycare down the road.</p><p>Tom Trump drove a load of sandbags back to his subdivison on the south side of Solon, where a large pool of water was slowly creeping up to his neighbors’ basement windows.</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 13:09:07 +0000 Durrie Bouscaren 19401 at http://iowapublicradio.org Sandbagging in Solon as Eastern Iowa Braces Against Flooding