Rivers levels on the rise across Mississippi, Washington, and Florida

Snoflo | 2018-02-09



Preciptation causing some rivers to flood across Mississippi, Washington, and Florida as precipitation runoff continues from the latest storm systems. Rivers in Mississippi like the Bull Mountain Creek At Tremont and Bogue Phalia Nr Leland are exceptionally high for this time of year with the Bull Mountain Creek At Tremont rising by over 920.0cfs 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.


Washington has been experiencing flooding also as some rivers have sky rocketed by over 18.54%. The South Fork Tolt River Near Carnation was flowing at 422cfs just past midnight today, blowing past its average flow rate of 87.7793197279cfs. The Sf Tolt River Bl Regulating Basin Nr Carnation has also been flowing at highs, as the river depth inched past 5.65ft and flows reached 692cfs.



We've also seen Florida rivers at flood levels, and surpassing averages with over 2 river gauges across the state at or above flood stage. Rivers like the Ocklawaha River Nr Conner are above 6.41ft (2000cfs), having risen by over 350.0cfs over the past 24 hours. Such high flow levels are uncommon for the rivers, creating the potential for damage to the surrounding area.



Read More:
http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/education/svrwx101/floods/
https://www.usgs.gov/products/data-and-tools/real-time-data/floods


Related Links:
Mississippi Flow Report
Washington Flow Report
Florida Flow Report



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