Flooding has been seen across regions of Louisiana, Texas, and New York

Snoflo | 2018-04-01



Potential Flooding in Louisiana, Texas, and New York as precipitation runoff continues from the latest storm systems. Rivers in Louisiana like the Calcasieu River Near Kinder and Bayou Pierre Near Lake End are at flood levels, and surpassing averages with the Calcasieu River Near Kinder rising by over 26440.0cfs over the past 24 hours alone. Such high flow levels are uncommon for the rivers, creating the potential for damage to the surrounding area.


Texas has been experiencing flooding also as some rivers have sky rocketed by over 62.58%. The San Antonio Rv At Goliad was flowing at 7950cfs just past midnight today, blowing past its average flow rate of 688.686336813cfs. The Sabine Rv Nr Burkeville has also been flowing at highs, as the river depth inched past 42.05ft and flows reached 62200cfs.



We've also seen New York rivers on the rise over the past day with over 5 river gauges across the state recording flows at abnormal highs. Rivers like the Tonawanda Creek At Rapids Ny are above 9.3ft (2890cfs), having risen by over 780.0cfs over the past 24 hours. Floods can have devastating effects on communites randing from property damage and crop destruction, to loss of life and the rise of waterborne illnesses.



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


Related Links:
Louisiana Flow Report
Texas Flow Report
New York Flow Report



Top 72hr Snow Forecasts


24hr Flood Watch