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Severe Storms

Relentless Floods
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Relentless Floods

High water on the James River in South Dakota has persisted for more than a year.

Published Mar 31, 2020

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A Burst of Lake Effect Snow
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A Burst of Lake Effect Snow

Though snow droughts kept the ground bare in much of the Northeast, a late-February storm pummeled upstate New York.

Published Mar 2, 2020

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Winter Flooding in Mississippi and Louisiana
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Winter Flooding in Mississippi and Louisiana

Persistent heavy rains in the first two months of 2020 have swelled rivers from Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico.

Published Feb 29, 2020

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Moisture Pummels the Pacific Northwest
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Moisture Pummels the Pacific Northwest

Following an exceptionally wet January, an atmospheric river carried even more moisture into the region in February.

Published Feb 7, 2020

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Winter Flooding on the Mississippi
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Winter Flooding on the Mississippi

Persistent rains and saturated soils across the watershed swelled the river to its banks and occasionally onto floodplains.

Published Feb 4, 2020

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