NEWS NOTES ON SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCESNOAA Forecasts River Floodinghttps://www.noaa.gov/media-release/us-spring-outlook-forecasts-another-yea...

NEWS NOTES ON SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCESNOAA Forecasts River Floodinghttps://www.noaa.gov/media-release/us-spring-outlook-forecasts-another-yea...

NEWS NOTES ON SUSTAINABLE WATER RESOURCESNOAA Forecasts River Floodinghttps://www.noaa.gov/media-release/us-spring-outlook-forecasts-another-year-of-widespread-river-flooding“NOAA forecasters predict widespread flooding this spring, but do not expect it to be as severe or prolonged overall as the historic floods in 2019. Major to moderate flooding is likely in 23 states from the Northern Plains south to the Gulf Coast, with the most significant flood potential in parts of North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota.”“NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center is forecasting above-average temperatures across the country this spring, as well as above-average precipitation in the central and eastern United States. Significant rainfall events could trigger flood conditions on top of already saturated soils.” “NOAA stands ready to provide timely and accurate forecasts and warnings throughout the spring,” said Neil Jacobs, Ph.D., acting NOAA administrator. “The dedicated employees of the National Weather Service continue to apply their skills and the latest technology to monitor additional rainfall, rising river levels, and the threat of severe weather to keep the public ahead of any weather hazard.” More information on sustainable water resources is available at https://sites.google.com/site/sustainablewaterresources/