Flooding has been seen across regions of Montana, Ohio, and Idaho

Snoflo | 2018-04-13



Potential Flooding in Montana, Ohio, and Idaho as precipitation runoff continues from the latest storm systems. Rivers in Montana like the Marias River Near Loma Mt and Teton River Near Dutton Mt are exceptionally high for this time of year with the Marias River Near Loma Mt rising by over 1910.0cfs over the past 24 hours alone. Floods can have devastating effects on communites randing from property damage and crop destruction, to loss of life and the rise of waterborne illnesses.


Ohio rains have brought rivers around the state to flood levels, with some rivers rising by 0.75%. The Mcguire Creek Near Leesville Oh was flowing at 268cfs just past midnight today, blowing past its average flow rate of 38.9535447761cfs. The Stillwater Creek At Piedmont Oh has also been flowing at highs, as the river depth inched past 7.27ft and flows reached 567cfs.



We've also seen Idaho rivers way above average with over 3 river gauges across the state at or above flood stage. Rivers like the Lapwai Creek Nr Lapwai Id are above 4.94ft (700cfs), having risen by over 131.0cfs over the past 24 hours. With potential flood conditions in the area, folks should take extra caution before performing any river related activity.



Read More:
https://water.usgs.gov/floods/resources/
http://www.floodsafety.noaa.gov/


Related Links:
Montana Flow Report
Ohio Flow Report
Idaho Flow Report



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