Army Corps Of Engineers Monitoring Impact From Lack Of Snow Pack On Missouri River

Army Corps Of Engineers Monitoring Impact From Lack Of Snow Pack On Missouri River

PIERRE — The outlook for flooding along the Missouri River in South Dakota continues to be very low. Officials with the National Weather Service and U-S Army Corps of Engineers held their monthly Missouri River update Thursday. Kevin Lowe with the National Weather Service’s Missouri River Basin Forecast Center says mountain snow is average…

Lowe called the plains snow pack “non-existent.” Chief of the Missouri River Water Management Division John Remus says they are watching for trends to shift from wet to dry…

Mike Swenson with the Corps of Engineers says the Oahe Reservoir is barely using its runoff capacity right now…

Runoff into the Missouri is forecast to be 84-percent of normal this year.