Track the nation’s rivers: Missouri River floods and southern drought

Climate Central: This year's extreme weather, marked by unusually heavy precipitation in the northern half of the country and drought in the South and Southwest, continues. The Missouri River is currently above flood stage in every state that it passes through. People are evacuating homes, bridges are down, and the Army Corps of Engineers is struggling to manage reservoirs swollen with runoff from weeks of heavy rains and melting mountain snowpack. A few unsettling pictures show floodwaters surrounding the Fort......

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