Water Resources of the United States

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Flood Policies and Procedures

USGS National Flood Plan
WMA Policy Memo 2016.01
WMA Flood Response Policy
Flood AEP Computation:
Project Alert Form:
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Regional and Local Flood Alerts

Thu, 06 Jan 2022 11:44:59 EST
Minor flooding/high water hitting NW Oregon and the coast.
PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (WA) Minor to Moderate Flooding in Northwest Washington
Sun, 28 Nov 2021 12:55:48 EST
A sequence of atmospheric rivers causing minor to moderate flooding in Northwest WA.
PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (WA) Major Flooding in Northwest Washington
Tue, 16 Nov 2021 15:45:39 EST
Precipitation from a second atmospheric river event in a week has resulted in Peak Of Record (POR) and major flood stage in Northwest Washington and the Olympic Peninsula.
PROJECT ALERT NOTICE (WA) Major Flooding in Northwest Washington
Mon, 15 Nov 2021 10:29:59 EST
Atmospheric river event in progress resulting in Peak Of Record (POR) and major flood stage for some basins in Northwest Washington.
Fri, 12 Nov 2021 11:43:28 EST
Minor flooding occurring in Northwestern parts of Oregon due to precipitation during the past 24 hours.

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

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.

The INTERNAL flood page is a dashboard for quick viewing of flood-related activity as well as important links to flood policies (below). Click any image for more details or scroll down for policies and other resources. Link to Event Support Map (current events only)

USGS heads-up display

NOAA/NWS heads-up display

USGS Flood Policies

Flood Procedures

Tri-Agency Fusion Team Links:

Additional Flood Resources


For questions related to this site or to contribute content, please email Todd Koenig or Bob Holmes at the USGS Office of Surface Water.

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