Rivers levels on the rise across West Virginia, Texas, and Tennessee

Snoflo | 2018-03-29



Rivers levels on the rise across West Virginia, Texas, and Tennessee as precipitation runoff continues from the latest storm systems. Rivers in West Virginia like the Shavers Fork Nr Cheat Bridge and Shavers Fork Below Bowden are at flood levels, and surpassing averages with the Shavers Fork Nr Cheat Bridge rising by over 2780.0cfs over the past 24 hours alone. Although floods are common natural disasters, they can effect millions of people with devastating consequences to farming as well infrastructure.


Texas has not been spared, as precipitation runoff has caused some rivers to rise by 167379.67%. The Big Ck Nr Freestone was flowing at 2060cfs just past midnight today, blowing past its average flow rate of 101.808213034cfs. The Plum Ck At Lockhart has also been flowing at highs, as the river depth inched past 16.27ft and flows reached 3420cfs.



We've also seen Tennessee rivers on the rise over the past day with over 8 river gauges across the state at or above flood stage. Rivers like the Nonconnah Creek Near Germantown are above 12.61ft (2650cfs), having risen by over 2642.01cfs over the past 24 hours. Although floods are common natural disasters, they can effect millions of people with devastating consequences to farming as well infrastructure.



Read More:
https://water.usgs.gov/floods/resources/
https://waterwatch.usgs.gov/?id=ww_flood
http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/floods/


Related Links:
West Virginia Flow Report
Texas Flow Report
Tennessee Flow Report



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