|Potential problems for barge traffic on the Mississippi River!|
By metmike - Aug. 28, 2023, 2:35 p.m.
The continuing dry weather in September in the Mississippi River basin is going to present problems with low river levels coming up.
We remember how low the levels got last year:
No help the next 2 weeks(this is typically the driest time of year)
These maps sometimes take a day to catch up to incorporate the latest data(the bottom map is only updated once a week).
Last drought monitor, September 5, 2023
DROUGHT MONITOR SEPT 6, 2022
DROUGHT MONITOR NOVEMBER 1, 2022
The severe drought in the Southwest to N. Plains was wiped out this year from the El Nino.
7 Day Total precipitation below:
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