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Please Send Us Your Pictures And Videos!

Looking for weather and river related photos within the Missouri Basin!

Do you have any pictures or videos of a recent weather and/or flooding event that you are willing to share with the Missouri Basin River Forecast Center? We would also love to see your beautiful river scenery pictures!

MBRFC uses photos for a variety of information: ground truth, situational awareness, historical accuracy and for future learning. Photos may be shared by this office on social media, in newsletters to our partners and research projects. 

*****Note: At this time, we ask that you only submit photos taken within the Missouri River Basin. This includes the states of Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Nebraska, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota, and South Dakota. A map located here shows the Missouri Basin within the thick black border.***** 

When submitting any pictures and videos to us, please read the following disclaimer:

The following is required when submitting images either by email or by mail:

  • Photographer's name
  • Photo title
  • Photo subject
  • Date photo was taken
  • Express, written permission in your email or on paper if submitting by mail stating that you are the rightful owner of the image, and that you release the image into the public domain (this means that your photo or video may be downloaded, copied and used by others).

What type of images will be accepted?

  • digital image files (jpg, tif, png, gif, and bmp) - includes scanned images
  • digital video files (avi, mov, mp4, mpeg, qt, rm, wmv)

NOTE: Links to images posted elsewhere on the Internet (i.e., other photo galleries) cannot be accepted; only attached image files can be considered. By submitting images, you agree:

  • that you are the rightful owner of the image
  • that the submitted images can be used by National Weather Service in training presentations, printed materials, NWS/NOAA Web sites and NWS/NOAA social media platforms
  • any images with added caption or personal trademark will not be accepted
  • the submitted images may be downloaded, copied, and used by others
  • the images are selected based on uniqueness and appropriateness
  • that not all images will be used by the NWS
  • that you may not receive a reply email or confirmation that your image is being used
  • if we receive complaints of copyright infringement, the image in question will be immediately removed from NWS Web sites


Please send your photos/video with the required information to:

Pictures or video with a small enough file size to be shared by email, please send them to the following email address:

or click the link: Click Here to Submit Pictures and Videos

If the pictures or videos are too big to be shared via email, please send them to the following address:

National Weather Service 
Missouri Basin, Pleasant Hill
1803 North 7 Highway
Pleasant Hill, MO 64080-9421

Thank you very much in advance for any pictures or videos that you are able to share with us!