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RECEDING WATER: Some Parks, Trails Re-Open

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The flooding situation around Polk County seems to have stabilized. While several river flood warnings remain in place, they are not forecast to get much worse than they are right now.

The Saylorville Lake crested Monday and started to recede. The Lakeview boat ramp remained closed because of debris in the water, but Cherry Glenn and the Saylorville Marina were open.

In Des Moines, officials say Grays Lake could re-open as soon as Tuesday, barring any major flood damage. The parks department went to work removing debris from the trails on Monday.

In West Des Moines, the Raccoon River Park Trail and Dog Park have also both re-opened.

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