Rivers levels on the rise across Ohio, California, and Indiana

Snoflo | 2017-11-21



Flooding has been seen across regions of Ohio, California, and Indiana as precipitation runoff continues from the latest storm systems. Rivers in Ohio like the Scioto River Near Prospect Oh and Scioto River At Circleville Oh are on the rise over the past day with the Scioto River Near Prospect Oh rising by over 1370.0cfs over the past 24 hours alone. Floods can have devastating effects on communites randing from property damage and crop destruction, to loss of life and the rise of waterborne illnesses.


California has not been spared, as precipitation runoff has caused some rivers to rise by 4405.35%. The Mattole R Nr Ettersburg Ca was flowing at 3370cfs earlier this morning, notably above its average of 278.773826484cfs. The Mattole R Nr Petrolia Ca has also been flowing at highs, as the river depth inched past 18.92ft and flows reached 11200cfs.



We've also seen Indiana rivers way above average with over 2 river gauges across the state at or above flood stage. Rivers like the White River Near Nora are above 11.76ft (12500cfs), having risen by over -500.0cfs 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.



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


Related Links:
Ohio Flow Report
California Flow Report
Indiana Flow Report



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