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Region 5: Missouri Basin

USGS Science Centers in the Missouri Basin Region

For more information on what each center is doing in the Missouri Basin, please follow the links below!

Wyoming - Montana Water Science Center

Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center

Kansas Water Science Center

Nebraska Water Science Center

Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

Dakota Water Science Center

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Image: Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota
August 20, 2007

Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota

This bridge site about 2 to 3 miles west of Hermosa, SD, along Highway 40 was scoured by Battle Creek flood waters in 2007. A system of severe thunderstorms on August 17, 2007, caused heavy precipitation and flash flooding in and near Hermosa, SD.

Image: Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota
August 20, 2007

Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota

The bridge abutments were scoured by Battle Creek flood waters during the August 17, 2007, storm that caused flash flooding in and near Hermosa, SD.

Image: Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota
August 20, 2007

Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota

The residential area of Hermosa, SD, was inundated by flooding along Battle Creek during a severe thunderstorm on August 17, 2007.

Image: Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota
August 19, 2007

Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota

Flood debris along Highway 79 near Hermosa, SD, on August 19, 2007. A system of severe thunderstorms on August 17, 2007, caused heavy precipitation and flash flooding in and near Hermosa, SD.

Image: Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota
August 19, 2007

Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota

A system of severe thunderstorms on August 17, 2007, caused heavy precipitation and flash flooding in and near Hermosa, SD. Low-lying areas in the southern and southeaster parts of Hermosa were inundated by flooding along Battle Creek.

Image: Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota
August 19, 2007

Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota

Water standing in low-lying areas on the flood plain of Battle Creek on August 19, 2007. A system of severe thunderstorms on August 17, 2007, caused heavy precipitation and flash flooding in and near Hermosa, SD.

Image: Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota
August 19, 2007

Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota

A system of severe thunderstorms on August 17, 2007, caused heavy precipitation and flash flooding in and near Hermosa, SD. Several raods in the Hermosa area were damaged by the flood.

Image: Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota
August 19, 2007

Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota

These homes in the Hermosa, SD, area were moved from their foundations during the August 17, 2007, flood. A system of severe thunderstorms on August 17, 2007, caused heavy precipitation and flash flooding in and near Hermosa, SD.

Image: Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota
August 19, 2007

Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota

Standing water in the Hermosa area on August 19, 2007. More than 10 inches of rain in 3 hours were reported during the system of severe thunderstorms on August 17, 2007, that caused flash flooding in and near Hermosa, SD.

Image: Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota
August 19, 2007

Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota

The railroad grade near Hermosa was breached during the August 17, 2007, storm that caused heavy precipitation and flash flooding in and near Hermosa, SD.

Image: Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota
August 19, 2007

Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota

Several homes were damaged during a system of severe thunderstorms on August 17, 2007, that caused heavy precipitation and flash flooding in and near Hermosa, SD.

Image: Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota
August 19, 2007

Aftermath of 2007 Hermosa Flood, South Dakota

Utility pole near Hermosa, SD, was bent during a system of severe thunderstorms on August 17, 2007, that caused heavy precipitation and flash flooding in and near Hermosa, SD.