NASA Aerial Imagery Shows Flooding in the South

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Jeremy Dixon

Stormwater Engineer

A great resource for aerial imagery and animations from NASA, “Visible Earth” recently posted a photo from one of its satellites showing the effects of the significant amount of rain the South has experienced over the last several weeks. The first image shows flooding (in dark blue) around the Mississippi and White rivers. The second image shows a map of rainfall that fell from March 7-14; the brightest shades (located in northern Louisiana, northwestern Mississippi, and a major portion of Arkansas) indicate rainfall totals of 24 inches over the span of that week.

Read the full article on NASA’s website

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Jeremy Dixon, PE, CFM, is a Project Engineer in Stormwater Management in Dallas.