Less-than-normal runoff foreseen in Missouri River basin
The Army Corps of Engineers is releasing water at Gavins Point Dam at the lowest level possible to conserve water. It's a far cry from June 2011, pictured, when high water on the Missouri River led to record releases.
Posted: Friday, February 8, 2013 12:00 am
Persistently dry conditions continue to indicate less-than-normal runoff in the upper Missouri River basin this year.
Runoff above Sioux City, Iowa, is forecast to be 19.9 million acre-feet, or 80 percent of normal, according to the Army Corps of Engineers in Omaha.
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Friday, February 8, 2013 12:00 am.