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Road Sign for USGS Crews

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A road sign warns drivers to watch for USGS crews measuring streamflow on the Bonnet Carré Spillway during flooding.

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


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