MS River


Rescuing farmland after a flood @physorg_com

We followed this flood event as keenly as anyone else with a stake in it, watching the two largest river systems, the MS & MO, unload¬† on the Upper MS River in 2011.¬† I found it amazing how those levees were designed to be blown or overtopped should just such a scenario arise. What forethought…


Mississippi River Mayors to Sign First-Ever MOCP with Army Corps of Engineers

~More than 20 Mississippi River Mayors are holding a press briefing to announce important developments in their work to make the Mississippi River more sustainable–including a first-ever Memorandum of Common Purpose with the US Army Corps of Engineers. The briefing will be followed by the Mayors’ Jobs Forum, where leaders in navigation, agriculture, water infrastructure,…


Severe Weather Possible from Upper Midwest to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Wednesday afternoon and evening for parts of the Upper Midwest across the Ohio and Tennessee Valleys and into parts of the Mid-Atlantic, Northeast and southern New England. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats, with an increased risk of wind…