The 2011 Missouri River floods was a flooding event on the Missouri River in the United States. The flooding was triggered by record snowfall in the Rocky Mountains of Montana and Wyoming along with near-record spring rainfall in central and eastern Montana.
The Missouri River Basin Interagency Roundtable (MRBIR) is a forum of 16 federal agencies with an interest in and responsibility for the river basin that inclues portions of Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming.
2011 Flood Events; Missouri River Basin; ... are carefully managed with the help of data from the USGS streamgaging network to control flood levels. USGS Missouri River Reports: The following studies from USGS Professional Paper 1798 detail some of the scientific work done by USGS researchers on 2011 flooding in the Missouri River Basin.
The Great Flood of 2011 The roar of the Missouri flowing through the 14 floodgates spanning the shared Nebraska and South Dakota border was a hungry lion waiting to pounce. Soon the nation’s longest river would attack Nebraska with one of the worst floods in its history.
For southeastern Missouri and parts of south central Missouri, this period of flooding, part of the Spring 2011 Middle and Lower Mississippi River Valley flood, is unsurpassed. Although there were no Missouri deaths directly attributable to this flood, property and crop losses alone were estimated to exceed $320 million.
Massive, atypical flooding along the Missouri River since 2006, including the catastrophic flood of 2011, threatened the livelihoods of landowners, farm communities and agri-businesses in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and North Dakota.
Missouri River bed degraded several feet Since flooding on the Missouri River began, emergency officials have suspected it could be changing the riverbed for good. Now, the U.S. Geological Survey has the data to confirm it.
Heavy precipitation in the head waters of the Missouri River in Montana resulted in the 2011 Missouri River Floods which began to affect the Mississippi in late June (although to a lesser degree than the April flood).
The plan for water management on the Missouri River for 2011 is laid out in the “Missouri River Mainstem System 2010-2011 Annual Operating Plan” and was to have the flood storage in the system evacuated by March 1, 2011 and because the reservoirs had refilled after the drought, to provide “good service to all authorized purposes” during ...
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