Water Resources of the United States

Regional and Local Flood Alerts

PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (MA) Hydrographers in the field this weekend
Sat, 03 Nov 2018 11:39:20 EDT
1 to 4 inches of rain over the past week causes above normal streamflow with most streamgages reporting above the 90th percentile.
PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (FL) CFWSC Hurricane Michael response
Thu, 18 Oct 2018 11:12:11 EDT
USGS CFWSC staff respond to Hurricane Michael Storm Surge and flooding
PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (FL) USGS -CFWSC Hurricane Michael response
Wed, 17 Oct 2018 09:30:24 EDT
USGS CFWSC staff respond to Hurricane Michael Storm Surge and flooding
PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (TX) Flooding in West and North Texas
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 13:27:07 EDT
Widespread rainfall amounts of 5 inches, with local amounts of greater than 8-inches, has caused significant flooding in West and North Texas.
PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (FL) USGS -CFWSC Hurricane Michael response
Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:01:43 EDT
USGS CFWSC staff respond to Hurricane Michael Storm Surge and flooding

State-based Flood Information

There is a USGS Water Science Center office in each State. Alabama Arkansas Georgia Illinois Indiana Kansas Louisiana Montana North Carolina North Dakota Oklahoma South Carolina Tennessee Wyoming Texas Alaska Arizona California Caribbean Colorado Connecticut Florida Hawaii Idaho Iowa Kentucky Maine Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Massachusettes Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York Ohio Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Dakota Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin

Click the map above to visit a State-specific flood page (if available), or check out one of these State flood databases:

Colorado Flood Database

Oklahoma Flood Database

Related Links

US Army Corps of Engineers Flood Risk Management
ESRI Current Flood conditions with social media
100-Year Flood--It's All About Chance - poster discussing the meaning and use of probability language in flood characterization.
USGS Water Science School - a comprehensive, down-to-earth introduction to water science.

USGS Contact Information

For questions related to this site or to contribute content, please email TODD KOENIG or BOB HOLMES.

USGS Flood Information   

The USGS provides practical, unbiased information about the Nation's rivers and streams that is crucial in mitigating hazards associated with floods. This site provides information about the USGS activities, data, and services provided during regional high-flow events, such as hurricanes or multi-state flooding events. The USGS response to these events is typically managed by the National Floods Specialist.

This section contains information about active and recent events tracked by the USGS National Floods Specialist. Streamflow data is vitally important for our partner agencies to forecast flood magnitude and timing, operate flood control systems, and manage emergency response. In addition, USGS also coordinates collection and dissemination of geospatial imagery and map products used for flood response and evaluation.

Today's Flood Conditions
(USGS WaterWatch)

  • River Above Flood Stage
  • 99th Percentile
  • 95-98 Percentile

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