Science in the Aftermath of the Arkansas Flood
Early Friday morning of June 11, the? Little Missouri River in Southwest Arkansas experienced a deadly flash flood, with waters that rose over 20 feet in just 5 hours. In response, the USGS deployed a team of scientists to study the flow and height of the water, which is crucial for forecasters and emergency responders to warn the public, improve planning efforts, and minimize the impacts of future floods.USGS flood expert Robert Holmes discusses the response on-site in Arkansas.
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