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Monsoon Continues In The West; Heavy Rain Along Gulf Coast

The active monsoon is expected to continue into next week from the Four Corners region and Desert Southwest to the central Rockies. This rainfall may produce flash flooding and debris flows, especially near recent burn scar areas. Locally heavy rain is likely near the Gulf Coast into the Southeast this weekend due to the arrival of a cold front and weak tropical disturbance. Read More >

Overview

The Spring Flood and Water Resources Outlook is for the Quad Cities Hydrologic Service Area (HSA), which covers portions of eastern Iowa, northwest and west central Illinois, and extreme northeast Missouri. This includes the Mississippi River from above Dubuque, Iowa to below Gregory Landing, Missouri and its tributaries. The primary local river basins include the Maquoketa, Wapsipinicon, Cedar, Iowa, English, Skunk, North Skunk, and Des Moines Rivers in Iowa, the Fox River in Missouri, and the Pecatonica, Rock, Green, and La Moine Rivers in Illinois. This outlook is for the time period from March through May.

 

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