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Date published: February 26, 2019
Status: Active

FIM Toolbox: Obtain Approval and Publish Your FIM Library

The FIM Toolbox contains a comprehensive information on the Flood Inundation Mapping program, including how to develop a flood inundation map library. This section of the FIM Toolbox provides information on obtaining approval and publishing your FIM library. The Toolbox is updated as new resources become available.

Attribution: Water Resources
Date published: February 26, 2019
Status: Active

FIM Toolbox: Outreach and Education Resources

Outreach and education resources to help build flood inundation libraries.

Attribution: Water Resources
Date published: February 26, 2019
Status: Active

National Streamflow Statistics Program: Known Issues

The National Streamflow Statistics (NSS) Program compiles regression equations for estimating streamflow statistics for every state, Puerto Rico, and a number of metropolitan areas in the U.S. This page documents known issues with the NSS software program.

 

Contacts: Peter McCarthy
Attribution: Water Resources
Date published: February 26, 2019
Status: Active

National Streamflow Statistics Program: Regional Regression Equation Publications by State or Territory

The National Streamflow Statistics (NSS) Program compiles regression equations for estimating streamflow statistics for every state, Puerto Rico, and a number of metropolitan areas in the U.S. This page documents known issues with the NSS software program.

Contacts: Peter McCarthy
Attribution: Water Resources
Date published: February 26, 2019
Status: Completed

2017 Pacific Winter Floods

Learn more about USGS flood activities related to the 2017 Pacific Winter Floods caused by widespread rains across California and western Nevada.

Date published: February 26, 2019
Status: Completed

2017 Midwest Spring Floods

Learn more about USGS flood activities related to the 2017 Midwest Spring Floods that occurred across large portions of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, and Arkansas in late April and early May, 2017.

Date published: February 26, 2019
Status: Completed

September 2016 Northern Plains Floods

Learn more about USGS flood activities related to the September 2016 Northern Plains Floods when more than 12 inches of rain fell in northeast Iowa, southeast Minnesota, and southwest Wisconsin during a 24-hour period on September 22 and 23, 2016.

Date published: February 26, 2019
Status: Completed

August 2016 Louisiana Floods

Learn more about USGS flood activities related to the August 2016 Louisana Floods.

Date published: February 26, 2019
Status: Completed

2016 Southern Spring Floods

Learn more about USGS flood activities related to the 2016 Southern Spring Floods. These floods were caused by significant amounts of tropical moisture that was funneled through a narrow zone across East Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Mississippi, creating severe flood conditions.

Date published: February 26, 2019
Status: Completed

January 2016 Noreaster

Learn more about USGS flood activities related to the January 2016 Noreaster which combined signifcant snowfall, high winds, and storm surge from Arkansas to Massachusetts.

 

Date published: February 26, 2019
Status: Completed

2015/2016 Winter Floods

Learn more about USGS flood activities related to the 2015/2016 Winter Floods. In late Dec. 2015, persistent precipitation accompanied by strong winds and tornadoes blanketed two large bands of area from Texas to Ohio and Mississippi to North Carolina, causing localized flash flooding and then major flooding along the Missouri, Ohio, and Mississippi Rivers.

Date published: February 26, 2019
Status: Archived

Continuous Water-Quality Monitoring During December 2015-January 2016 Flood Events

During the late December 2015-early January 2016 storm event, two sewage-treatment plants and a drinking-water plant in Missouri were inundated by water and failed, contributing untreated sewage to the floodwaters. The USGS collected water-quality samplesat key locations in the Mississippi and Missouri River Basins and continued to sample the flood surge as it moved down the Mississippi River...