Storms lead to rising rivers in Florida, Nebraska, and Ohio

Snoflo | 2017-12-09



Potential Flooding in Florida, Nebraska, and Ohio as precipitation runoff continues from the latest storm systems. Rivers in Florida like the Lake Tarpon Canal At S-551 and are at flood levels, and surpassing averages with the Lake Tarpon Canal At S-551 rising by over 127.8cfs over the past 24 hours alone. Floods can often be the most expensive natural disasters to an area with damage to crops, infrastructure, and private property.


Nebraska has been experiencing flooding also as some rivers have sky rocketed by over 60.83%. The Niobrara River Nr. Verdel was flowing at 5790cfs at last check, very high for this time of year, especially considering that the average flow on the river is 2004.96415981cfs. The has also been flowing at highs, as the river depth inched past ft and flows reached cfs.



We've also seen Ohio rivers on the rise over the past day with over 1 river gauges across the state experiencing rising river levels and approaching flood stage. Rivers like the Indian Fork Bl Atwood Dam Near New Cumberland Oh are above 10.87ft (513cfs), having risen by over 23.0cfs 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:
https://water.usgs.gov/floods/resources/
https://waterwatch.usgs.gov/?id=ww_flood
https://www.ready.gov/floods


Related Links:
Florida Flow Report
Nebraska Flow Report
Ohio Flow Report



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