Missouri River In Good Position To Handle Any 2021 Runoff

Missouri River In Good Position To Handle Any 2021 Runoff

PIERRE — Officials continue to forecast below normal runoff into the Missouri River system in 2021. The U-S Army Corps of Engineers held their second runoff briefing of the year Thursday. Doug Klock with the National Weather Service in Kansas City says the mountain snowpack is starting to build…

Klock says snowpack is sparse in the plains too…

Kevin Lowe with the Missouri River Forecast Center says the flood outlook is limited…

Mike Swenson with the Army Corps of Engineers in Omaha says the big storage reservoirs have plenty of space for runoff…

Runoff into the Missouri River is forecast to be 89-percent of average this year.