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.
Following a wet April/May rainy season, a second wave of storms brought additional flooding to Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Oklahoma, and Arkansas.
Focal points of Summer floods in the Central US: