Water Resources of the United States

PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (MO) Project Alert - Missouri Flooding

Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 10:01:13 EDT

Summary: Moderate to Major flooding is occurring in north central and western Missouri

Contact name: Paul Rydlund
email: prydlund@usgs.gov
phone: 573-308-3572

Description of hydrologic event:
Moderate to Major flooding is occurring in north central and western Missouri. Rainfall of 2 to 6 inches is causing extensive lowland flooding. Currently there are eleven (11) USGS streamgages in Missouri above flood stage. Six (6) crews have been deployed to make streamflow measurements at streamflow-gaging stations in north central and western (Kansas City area) Missouri.

No news release is planned as of yet.

Any future news releases will be emailed to GS-W_Project_Alert@usgs.gov.

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Sub-Region: Midwest; Region: Central United States

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