Floods RSS feed of news related to Floods https://www.usgs.gov/ en Media Alert: New Flood Warning Gage in Pack Creek near Moab Utah https://www.usgs.gov/news/state-news-release/media-alert-new-flood-warning-gage-pack-creek-near-moab-utah?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>A new rapid deployment U.S. Geological Survey flood warning gage has been installed in Pack Creek, 9 miles southeast of Moab, Utah, below the June 2021 wildfire burn area.</p> Fri, 3 Sep 2021 07:15:00 EDT ccollett@usgs.gov 43992a6a-97e6-4669-9523-7365b68e787e ccollett@usgs.gov (ccollett@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey USGS Science to Keep Us Safe: Floods and Drought https://www.usgs.gov/news/featured-story/usgs-science-keep-us-safe-floods-and-drought?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>The scarcity or overabundance of water presents some of the most dangerous, damaging and costly threats to human life, ecosystems and property in the form of drought, floods and debris flows. </p> Wed, 23 Sep 2020 09:00:00 EDT jlavista@usgs.gov 0f1c3ed5-4c49-442c-9bda-fa23e5524dcd jlavista@usgs.gov (jlavista@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey USGS Crews Measure Major Flooding in Lower Michigan https://www.usgs.gov/news/state-news-release/usgs-crews-measure-major-flooding-lower-michigan?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring record flooding on the Tittabawassee River in Midland, Michigan, following a heavy rainfall event.</p> Thu, 21 May 2020 12:45:00 EDT mlubeck@usgs.gov fef026d1-9569-4bd8-bec5-b59f5bf7d6c0 mlubeck@usgs.gov (mlubeck@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey USGS Hazard Science – Understanding the Risks is Key to Preparedness https://www.usgs.gov/news/featured-story/usgs-hazard-science-understanding-risks-key-preparedness?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p><em> Learn About USGS Hazards Science and More About National Preparedness Month:  The very nature of natural hazards means that they have the potential to impact a majority of Americans every year.  USGS science provides part of the foundation for emergency preparedness whenever and wherever disaster strikes.</em></p> Wed, 18 Sep 2019 09:00:00 EDT drewlapointe@usgs.gov c280564b-4e3f-45ad-8a66-27f4e81bef48 drewlapointe@usgs.gov (drewlapointe@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Media Advisory: USGS Assesses Iowa Flood Levels for Emergency Preparedness https://www.usgs.gov/news/state-news-release/media-advisory-usgs-assesses-iowa-flood-levels-emergency-preparedness?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p><strong>Reporters: <strong>Do you want to accompany a USGS field crew as they inspect high-water marks? Please contact Marisa Lubeck or Paul Rydlund. </strong></strong></p> Fri, 10 May 2019 12:15:00 EDT mlubeck@usgs.gov 335f08d1-bbfb-49a4-b4cd-8c56ccdead71 mlubeck@usgs.gov (mlubeck@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Media Advisory: USGS Crews Measure Record Flooding in Fargo https://www.usgs.gov/news/state-news-release/media-advisory-usgs-crews-measure-record-flooding-fargo?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p><strong>Reporters: Do you want to interview USGS scientists as they measure flooding in and near Fargo, North Dakota? Please contact Dave Ozman, Marisa Lubeck or Chris Laveau.</strong></p> Fri, 5 Apr 2019 08:00:00 EDT mlubeck@usgs.gov e8861acf-0af2-4959-981e-b0cbc1c3d126 mlubeck@usgs.gov (mlubeck@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey The USGS Response to Record Flooding in the Midwest Continues https://www.usgs.gov/news/featured-story/usgs-response-record-flooding-midwest-continues?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p dir="ltr">USGS crews continue fieldwork in response to the ongoing flooding in the Midwest. Nearly 70 USGS gages in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Minnesota are above minor flood stage with more rain forecast in the coming days. </p> Tue, 26 Mar 2019 09:45:00 EDT Anonymous ece8380b-9af3-4ae0-b690-27a1a221299a (Anonymous) U.S. Geological Survey Media Advisory: USGS Crews Measure Record Flooding in Southeastern South Dakota https://www.usgs.gov/news/state-news-release/media-advisory-usgs-crews-measure-record-flooding-southeastern-south-dakota?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p><strong>Reporters: Do you want to interview USGS scientists in the Sioux Falls area on Monday, March 25, or Tuesday, March 26, as they measure flooding? Please contact Jennifer LaVista, Marisa Lubeck or Chris Laveau.</strong></p> Fri, 22 Mar 2019 06:45:00 EDT mlubeck@usgs.gov bdadaee6-8660-4de9-9c7a-ac87b676e215 mlubeck@usgs.gov (mlubeck@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Media Advisory: USGS Measures Record Flooding Across Nebraska https://www.usgs.gov/news/state-news-release/media-advisory-usgs-measures-record-flooding-across-nebraska?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p><strong>Reporters:</strong> Do you want to accompany a USGS field crew as they measure flood impacts? Please contact Marisa Lubeck or Jason Lambrecht to coordinate.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:00:00 EDT mlubeck@usgs.gov 4bae3c7e-eceb-4261-9bb9-7caf118fcd8a mlubeck@usgs.gov (mlubeck@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey Hurricane Florence Preliminary Peak Stage and Streamflow Data Report https://www.usgs.gov/news/hurricane-florence-preliminary-peak-stage-and-streamflow-data-report?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news Preliminary Peak Stage and Streamflow Data at Selected U.S. Geological Survey Streamgaging Stations in North and South Carolina for Flooding Following Hurricane Florence, September 2018 Wed, 24 Oct 2018 12:30:00 EDT rsyoung@usgs.gov 9cfb3d0b-3967-409a-af0c-b7e064943f13 rsyoung@usgs.gov (rsyoung@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey USGS Measures Flooding Across Texas https://www.usgs.gov/news/state-news-release/usgs-measures-flooding-across-texas?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>Reporters: Do you want to accompany a USGS field crew as they measure flooding? Please contact Jennifer LaVista or Lynne Fahlquist.</p> Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:00:00 EDT jlavista@usgs.gov 47f98f5b-a612-4422-9962-849c84249fa7 jlavista@usgs.gov (jlavista@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey USGS coastal flood maps assist emergency planning for Hurricane Lane https://www.usgs.gov/news/usgs-coastal-flood-maps-assist-emergency-planning-hurricane-lane?utm_source=comms&amp;utm_medium=rss&amp;utm_campaign=news <p>As Hurricane Lane approached Hawaiʻi, personnel in the Honolulu Emergency Operations Center on Oahu contacted Curt Storlazzi of the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center to ask for information on potential coastal flooding that could help them direct emergency-management services to areas of higher risk.</p> Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:45:00 EDT ltorresan@usgs.gov 1d8ffaa8-5673-48dc-9967-b88a82cc2278 ltorresan@usgs.gov (ltorresan@usgs.gov) U.S. Geological Survey