2019 Midwestern U.S. floods

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The Midwestern United States has been experiencing major floods since mid-March 2019, primarily along the Missouri River and its tributaries in Nebraska, Missouri, South Dakota, Iowa, and Kansas.wikipedia
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Missouri River

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The Midwestern United States has been experiencing major floods since mid-March 2019, primarily along the Missouri River and its tributaries in Nebraska, Missouri, South Dakota, Iowa, and Kansas.
The flooding along the Missouri which began during the spring 2019 Midwestern U.S. floods is expected to persist through the winter.

Holt County, Missouri

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In Holt County, Missouri, about 30,000 acres (12,140 hectares) of the 95,000 acres (38,445 hectares) that flooded in spring 2019 were still underwater in late October.
Holt County was impacted by the 2019 Midwestern U.S. floods.

Hamburg, Iowa

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In Hamburg, two-thirds of the town was underwater when the bomb cyclone hit.
The city gets considerable publicity during periods of Missouri River flooding, including most recently the 2019 Midwestern U.S. floods.

Lynch, Nebraska

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Thirty of the one hundred homes in Lynch, Nebraska were destroyed by the flood.
Thirty of the one hundred homes in Lynch were destroyed by flooding in 2019.

Pecatonica River

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In March, record flooding occurred on segments of the Rock and Pecatonica Rivers, and minor to moderate flooding occurred on the Fox, Des Plaines, Kankakee and Illinois Rivers.
The Pecatonica River flooded again in October 2019, along with other Chicago area rivers including the Fox River and the Rock River.

Offutt Air Force Base

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Offutt Air Force Base had extensive flooding from the Platte River, inundating 30 buildings and 3000 ft of their only runway.
The base sustained significant damage in the spring of 2019 as a result of the Missouri River flooding; at one point, almost half of the base's runway was underwater.

Interstate 29

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The entire community of Craig, Missouri, as well as parts of St. Joseph, Missouri were evacuated, and portions of Interstate 29 were under 15 feet of water.
In March and April 2019, as a result of the 2019 Midwestern U.S. floods, Interstate 29 was closed in both directions for approximately 187 mi between St. Joseph and Omaha.

Mississippi River floods of 2019

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In mid-March, snow-melt accelerated by heavy rain and rapidly warming temperatures resulted in catastrophic flooding in portions of the Midwestern United States.

Big Sioux River

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Between September 12–15, 2019, the Big Sioux River overflowed its banks.
The Big Sioux River experienced record-breaking flooding during the 2019 Midwestern U.S. floods.

Midwestern United States

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The Midwestern United States has been experiencing major floods since mid-March 2019, primarily along the Missouri River and its tributaries in Nebraska, Missouri, South Dakota, Iowa, and Kansas.

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The Midwestern United States has been experiencing major floods since mid-March 2019, primarily along the Missouri River and its tributaries in Nebraska, Missouri, South Dakota, Iowa, and Kansas.

Nebraska

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The Midwestern United States has been experiencing major floods since mid-March 2019, primarily along the Missouri River and its tributaries in Nebraska, Missouri, South Dakota, Iowa, and Kansas.

Missouri

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The Midwestern United States has been experiencing major floods since mid-March 2019, primarily along the Missouri River and its tributaries in Nebraska, Missouri, South Dakota, Iowa, and Kansas.

South Dakota

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The Midwestern United States has been experiencing major floods since mid-March 2019, primarily along the Missouri River and its tributaries in Nebraska, Missouri, South Dakota, Iowa, and Kansas.

Iowa

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The Midwestern United States has been experiencing major floods since mid-March 2019, primarily along the Missouri River and its tributaries in Nebraska, Missouri, South Dakota, Iowa, and Kansas.

Kansas

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The Midwestern United States has been experiencing major floods since mid-March 2019, primarily along the Missouri River and its tributaries in Nebraska, Missouri, South Dakota, Iowa, and Kansas.

Mississippi River

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The Mississippi River has also seen flooding, although starting later and ending earlier.

The New York Times

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Nearly 14 million people in the midwestern and southern states have been affected by the flooding, which the New York Times has called "The Great Flood of 2019".

Reuters

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Although $12 billion in aid was made "available to farmers who lost money due to the trade war" the previous year, Reuters reported that the USDA had "no program to cover the catastrophic and largely uninsured stored-crop losses from the widespread flooding."

United States Department of Agriculture

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Although $12 billion in aid was made "available to farmers who lost money due to the trade war" the previous year, Reuters reported that the USDA had "no program to cover the catastrophic and largely uninsured stored-crop losses from the widespread flooding."

March 2019 North American blizzard

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In Hamburg, two-thirds of the town was underwater when the bomb cyclone hit. From January until early March, average temperatures in the Midwest remained in the low 20 to 30 average degree Fahrenheit range, with record snowfall in many areas, including the early March blizzard, up to three feet on the ground in some areas.

Illinois

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Illinois was affected by the flooding, and the Illinois National Guard was activated to assist with the efforts along the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers.

Illinois National Guard

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Illinois was affected by the flooding, and the Illinois National Guard was activated to assist with the efforts along the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers.

Grafton, Illinois

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The river crest in Grafton, Illinois was the fourth highest ever recorded.

Cairo, Illinois

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Cairo, Illinois experienced over 156 days with waters above flood stage.