Hurricane Ida Water Footprint Data Visualization
Hurricane Ida made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane in Louisiana, and brought widespread precipitation and flooding along its path and up the northeastern coast of U.S. in the following week. USGS streamgages provide critical information during storms to flood forecasters and emergency managers as they make decisions that contributes to protecting lives and property. Understanding river levels and locations of flooding can make a huge difference in these dangerous storms. The water footprint visualization shows patterns of precipitation and river discharge of 21 USGS streamgages in the path of Hurricane Ida.