Published 2020-01-09 by Snoflo
Rivers levels on the rise across Washington, Ohio, and Mississippi as precipitation runoff continues from the latest storm systems. Rivers in Washington like the Cedar River At Powerplant At Cedar Falls and Cedar River At Cedar Falls are at flood levels, and surpassing averages with the Cedar River At Powerplant At Cedar Falls rising by over 60.0cfs 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.
Ohio has not been spared, as precipitation runoff has caused some rivers to rise by 10.62%. The Indian Fork Bl Atwood Dam Near New Cumberland Oh was flowing at 427cfs at last check, very high for this time of year, especially considering that the average flow on the river is 64.5391363636cfs. The Stillwater Creek At Piedmont Oh has also been flowing at highs, as the river depth inched past 4.77ft and flows reached 647cfs.
We've also seen Mississippi rivers on the rise over the past day with over 3 river gauges across the state recording flows at abnormal highs. Rivers like the Pearl River At Jackson are above 18.54ft (29800cfs), having risen by over 100.0cfs 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.