2019 Missouri runoff 3rd highest on record

2019 Missouri runoff 3rd highest on record

News Type: Regional Source: Helena Independent Record
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If you think this has been a wet spring, it’s now official.

As of July 15, runoff in the Missouri River Basin above Sioux City, Iowa, was 42.2 million acre feet, according to John Remus, chief of the Missouri River Water Management Division. That amount exceeds the 2018 runoff total of 42.1 million acre feet, making 2019 already the third highest runoff in 121 years of record keeping.