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July 15, 2011 - Flooding Continues Down the Missouri River

Missouri River Flooding Before
Landsat 5
April 29, 2011
Missouri River Flooding After
Landsat 7
July 10, 2011
Missouri River Flooding Before
Missouri River Flooding After
April 29, 2011 July 10, 2011
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Heavy rains and snowmelt have caused record flows in 2011 along the Missouri River and caused the river to remain above flood stage for months. These Landsat satellite images demonstrate the extent of the flooding in central Missouri. In both images, green represents vegetation, purple represents urban areas, and brown-red represents bare ground.