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Upper Missouri River basin runoff remains high

August 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Runoff continues to be above normal in the upper Missouri River basin, but it isn’t leading to any flooding concerns.

The Army Corps of Engineers says runoff above Sioux City, Iowa, in July was 33 percent above normal. Water…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Corps says plenty of room in Missouri reservoirs

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers says there is plenty of room in upper Missouri River reservoirs to handle spring runoff, but some groups are urging the agency to step up dam releases sooner rather than later.

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Corps says plenty of room in Missouri reservoirs

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers says there is plenty of room in upper Missouri River reservoirs to handle spring runoff, but some groups are urging the agency to step up dam releases sooner rather than later.

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Snowpack near 2011 levels, Mo. River flooding unlikely though

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Corps of Engineers official says the mountain snowpack in the Missouri River’s upper basin is close to levels seen before 2011 flooding on the river. But she says flooding this year is still far less likely.

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Snowpack near 2011 levels, Mo. River flooding unlikely though

March 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Corps of Engineers official says the mountain snowpack in the Missouri River’s upper basin is close to levels seen before 2011 flooding on the river. But she says flooding this year is still far less likely.

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Corps adjusts dam water releases to Missouri River

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Changes in the Missouri River levels caused by cold temperatures have forced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to increase the amount of water being released out of Gavins Point dam on the South Dakota-Nebraska border.

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Corps adjusts dam water releases to Missouri River

February 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Changes in the Missouri River levels caused by cold temperatures have forced the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to increase the amount of water being released out of Gavins Point dam on the South Dakota-Nebraska border.

The Co…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Corps ups Gavins Point releases

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

OMAHA, Neb. — Fluctuating river levels caused by cold weather required higher than planned releases from Gavins Point Dam near Yankton during January.

Releases from Gavins Point ranged from 13,000 cubic feet per second to 16,000 cfs during the mo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Corps: Missouri River will get more water in 2014

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Slightly more water than normal is expected to flow into the Missouri River this spring, but the dams along the river should have room for it.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says several of the reservoirs remain below norm…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Corps: Missouri River will get more water in 2014

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Slightly more water than normal is expected to flow into the Missouri River this spring, but the dams along the river should have room for it.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says several of the reservoirs remain below norm…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com