Additional information on the Missouri River flooding

From Gavin's Point Dam near Yankton, SD to Rulo, NE, the Missouri river reached the highest level or the highest level since 1952 for most of the area.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is planning to slowly diminish releashes from Gavin's Point Dam through the end of August into early September.

Location Minor
Flood Stage (ft)
Major
Flood Stage (ft)
Record Crest (ft) 2011 Crest (ft) 2010 Crest (ft)
Sioux City 30 36  NA  35.25  25.49
Decatur 35 41 43.5 (1943) 40.24 (6th highest) 31.73
Blair 26.5 33 33.5 (1952) 32.73 (2nd highest) 26.93
Omaha 29 40 40.2 (1952) 36.29 (2nd highest) 28.74
Nebraska City 18 27 27.19 (1993) (old) 28.27 (new record) 25.21
Brownville 33 43 44.3 (1993) (old) 44.79 (new record) 42.89
Rulo 17 25.6 26.63 (2010) (old) 27.26 (new record) 26.63

 

Additional information is available via the links below.

Army Corps of Engineers

Missouri River Forecasts

Daily Gavin's Point Information

Rainfall Outlook

Map of Current Flood Warnings

Road Information

Nebraska DOT  |  Iowa DOT - Flood SpecificMissouri DOT



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