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River Ray Peeking Over the Bridge

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Here’s our river ray, peeking over the bridge at the water it’s going to measure soon. This is the Meramec River near Eureka, Missouri on December 30, 2015.

In late 2015/early 2016 unusually large rainfall in the Upper Mississippi River Valley led to significant flooding in Arkansas, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee. USGS crews responded to the flooding by collecting streamflow and water quality information and providing it to emergency responders.


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