Rivers levels on the rise across Massachusetts, Ohio, and Arkansas

Snoflo | 2018-03-09



Flooding seen across regions of Massachusetts, Ohio, and Arkansas as precipitation runoff continues from the latest storm systems. Rivers in Massachusetts like the Ware River Near Barre and Paskamanset River Near South Dartmouth are exceptionally high for this time of year with the Ware River Near Barre rising by over 181.0cfs over the past 24 hours alone. With potential flood conditions in the area, folks should take extra caution before performing any river related activity.


Ohio has been experiencing flooding also as some rivers have sky rocketed by over 4.7%. The Alum Creek At Africa Oh was flowing at 1560cfs at last check, very high for this time of year, especially considering that the average flow on the river is 125.779197588cfs. The Mahoning River Bl Berlin Dam Nr Berlin Center Oh has also been flowing at highs, as the river depth inched past 4.18ft and flows reached 1750cfs.



We've also seen Arkansas rivers at flood levels, and surpassing averages with over 6 river gauges across the state at or above flood stage. Rivers like the Languille River At Palestine are above 28.19ft (16800cfs), having risen by over 700.0cfs 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://www.usgs.gov/products/data-and-tools/real-time-data/floods
http://www.watereducation.org/aquapedia/flooding
https://www.ready.gov/floods


Related Links:
Massachusetts Flow Report
Ohio Flow Report
Arkansas Flow Report



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