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Flooding In the Mississippi Watershed 2019

Long View of the Mississippi River Delta
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Long View of the Mississippi River Delta

The river drains water and sediment from 31 U.S. states, delivering both to the Gulf of Mexico via the Atchafalaya and Mississippi River deltas.

Published Jul 5, 2019

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Flooding Along the Arkansas River
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Flooding Along the Arkansas River

The Southern and Central United States have been drenched by rainstorms in the spring of 2019, leading to widespread flooding.

Published May 29, 2019

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Record-Setting Precipitation Leaves U.S. Soils Soggy
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Record-Setting Precipitation Leaves U.S. Soils Soggy

The continental United States recently finished its wettest twelve months in 124 years of modern recordkeeping.

Published May 24, 2019

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Flooding Continues Along the Mississippi
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Flooding Continues Along the Mississippi

The Landsat 8 satellite observed water out of the river banks and on the floodplains near St. Louis.

Published May 9, 2019

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The Mississippi and Missouri are Badly Swollen
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The Mississippi and Missouri are Badly Swollen

At least 200 gauges along the waterways of the Central United States reported some level of flooding.

Published Mar 23, 2019

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Flooding on the Lower Mississippi Continues
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Flooding on the Lower Mississippi Continues

Much of the Lower Mississippi River was flooded in March.

Published Mar 20, 2019

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Icy Floodwaters Grind Through Iowa
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Icy Floodwaters Grind Through Iowa

Ice chunks can exacerbate spring floods by blocking rivers and plowing into homes and infrastructure.

Published Mar 19, 2019

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Historic Floods Inundate Nebraska
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Historic Floods Inundate Nebraska

An unusually cold winter and intense spring storm came together to produce record-breaking floods on several rivers in Nebraska.

Published Mar 18, 2019

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Early Flooding Along the Mississippi
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Early Flooding Along the Mississippi

Heavy rains have caused major flooding in areas along the river, and forecasters say there's more to come.

Published Feb 27, 2019

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