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Drought conditions persist throughout the Missouri River Basin
5/5/2022
Dry conditions in April resulted in well-below average runoff in the upper Missouri River Basin. April runoff was 1.5 million acre-feet, which is 51% of average. The updated 2022 upper Basin runoff...
Upper Missouri River basin forecast runoff remains well below normal; water conservation measures continue
4/4/2022
Reservoir inflows in the Missouri River basin above Sioux City, Iowa, were well-below average in March. The March runoff of 1.5 million acre-feet (MAF) was 48% of average for the month. The updated...
Schedule for Missouri River spring public meetings set
3/22/2022
Spring public meetings to discuss Missouri River Water Management operations and plans are scheduled for April 11-15. Spring public meetings provide a status of mountain snowpack, a runoff forecast...
Below average runoff continues for the upper Missouri River Basin
3/3/2022
“The runoff in February was less than predicted, and we expect the lower-than-average runoff to continue in the coming months,” said John Remus, chief of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’, Missouri...
Oahe and Big Bend Dams supporting temporary power needs
2/4/2022
Beginning today, releases from Oahe and Big Bend Dams in South Dakota will be increased from a daily average of about 15,000 cfs to about 36,000 cfs, downstream conditions permitting. These releases...
Below average runoff forecast for the upper Missouri River Basin in 2022
2/3/2022
The updated 2022 calendar year runoff forecast for the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, continues to be below average. “Despite January’s runoff being slightly above average, we expect...
Dry Conditions expected to persist for the Missouri River Basin
1/6/2022
The 2021 calendar year runoff summation for the Missouri River basin above Sioux City, Iowa was 15.2 million acre-feet, 59% of average. The ongoing drought shows no relief in sight and the U.S. Army...