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  • Weekly Missouri Basin flood response update for key stakeholders – 8/15

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emergency and water management officials held a call August 15 to communicate to Midwest Congressional representatives, Tribal, state and local government officials (including levee sponsors and emergency managers) an update of current runoff conditions, system storage and a status of flooding response and recovery activities.
  • Weekly Missouri Basin flood response update for key stakeholders – 8/8

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emergency and water management officials held a call August 8 to communicate to Midwest Congressional representatives, Tribal, state and local government officials (including levee sponsors and emergency managers) an update of current runoff conditions, system storage and a status of flooding response and recovery activities.
  • System storage has peaked; Gavins Point releases to remain at high levels into fall

    System storage peaked at 68.5 million acre feet (MAF) on July 20. Widespread and heavy rainfall in the upper Missouri River basin (above Sioux City) resulted in another month of above average runoff. Areas of Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, and Nebraska received two to three times normal precipitation during July. July runoff in the upper basin was 7.0 MAF, which is 213%of average. The average July runoff is 3.3 MAF. Runoff remained particularly high in the reaches from Garrison Dam in North Dakota to Sioux City, Iowa, which ranged between three to seven times average.
  • Weekly Missouri Basin flood response update for key stakeholders – 8/1

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emergency and water management officials held a call August 1 to communicate to Midwest Congressional representatives, Tribal, state and local government officials (including levee sponsors and emergency managers) an update of current runoff conditions, system storage and a status of flooding response and recovery activities.
  • Weekly Missouri Basin flood response update for key stakeholders – 7/25

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emergency and water management officials held a call July 25 to communicate to Midwest Congressional representatives, Tribal, state and local government officials (including levee sponsors and emergency managers) an update of current runoff conditions, system storage and a status of flooding response and recovery activities. A recording of that call can be accessed here: https://www.dvidshub.net/audio/59042/missouri-river-basin-water-management-7-25. It is also available via Podcast at: https://podcasts.apple.com/podcast/id508457675.
  • Weekly Missouri Basin flood response update for key stakeholders – 7/18

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers emergency and water management officials held a call July 18 to communicate to Midwest Congressional representatives, Tribal, state and local government officials (including levee sponsors and emergency managers) an update of current runoff conditions, system storage and a status of flooding response and recovery activities.