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Flooded Cedar River Potentially Weakening Levees by Rushing Past Foundation

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The real worry in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday afternoon is what is happening below the water's surface as the flooded Cedar River rushes past the foundation of the levees, causing them to erode and potentially weakening them with every passing minute.

Channel 13's Sonya Heitshusen and Ben Oldach are in Cedar Rapids and joined the Channel 13 News at 6 with live reports.