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Posted on: July 24, 2018

[ARCHIVED] US Army Corps of Engineers USACE Missouri River Basin Update July 24

  • Here's the latest Missouri River Update July 24, 2018: http://www.nwd-mr.usace.army.mil/…/re…/pdfs/weeklyupdate.pdf
    System storage is currently 68.0 MAF, 11.9 MAF above the base of the Annual Flood Control and Multiple Use Zone.
  • More than 25% of the 16.3 MAF of designated flood control storage is available to capture runoff from mountain snowmelt and rainfall runoff.
  • Pool levels for Fort Peck and Garrison reservoirs are in their respective Exclusive Flood Control Zones (EFCZ).
  • Per the NOAA NWS Climate Prediction Center latest drought outlook which extends through October, drought removal is likely for all areas of the upper Basin, with the exception of a small area in north-central Montana. Drought is likely to persist and/or develop in areas of Kansas and Missouri.
  • Gavins Point releases are currently 56,000 cfs, and will be increased gradually to 58,000 cfs as downstream conditions permit.
  • The Gavins Point release schedule and forecast Missouri River flows and stages can be found here:

River Observations - National Weather Service - check here for current and projected river levels

Flood Outlook - National Weather Service

Flood Briefing Page - National Weather Service

USGS Flood Tracking - Missouri River at Bismarck

USACE Missouri River Daily Bulletin 

USACE Missouri River Basin Weekly Update 

USACE Three-week Regulation Forecast

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