The Missouri River Flood Of 2011


may through august 2011


north Dakota through st. Louis

Rivers involved

North and South Dakota dams

Flood control measures that were in place

They had multiple dams such as garrison Dam

Size of area affected

850 miles

Recovery: how long did it take water to recede?

Reopens September 3rd

1st additional fact

a lot of snow in the upper Midwest this winter an an extremely wet April

2nd additional fact

The largest most damaging recorded along U.S water way

3rd additional fact

Fourteen people died in Arkansas within 392 killed across seven states in the preceding storms