Locations in the United States that are Most Likely to be Affected Floods in Spring-Summer This Year
In spring-summer of this year, it has been confirmed that a total of twenty-five states are more likely to be hit by severe Floods in an announcement made by the United States meteorological department. This alerting news was announced amid confirmation by other sources. This forecast did not surprise many as states like Nebraska and Iowa had already experienced late winter Floods with sudden and unexpected amounts of rain. There was not much of a difference however as the announcement remained a reason for concern. Based on the current situation with the floods across Central US, the forecast is coming into full realization with each passing day it seems. A different source, albeit a reliable one, forecasted that floods would be experienced in a total of thirty-six states although they would be severe enough to cause serious damage in twenty-five states.
The Central US states have already experienced some severe losses from floods now that we are into May, a month known historically for its disastrous storms all across the North American continent. This is a show of accuracy in the prediction made earlier by the weather department. In approximation, different regions in the states of Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri have been hit by twenty-five tornadoes. While the tornado flooded the city of Sulphur in Oklahoma, Amarillo in Texas was hit by a hailstorm Other regions scattered across Northern Texas, Central Oklahoma, Southern Missouri, and Northwestern Arkansas also experienced severe weather conditions due to the tornadoes and hailstorm. Loss of power, damage of property and flooding are some of the outcomes of these extreme weather conditions. The incident of a house in Boone, Arkansas losing its roof as a tornado went past it is arguably the most devastating damage that ha seen reported yet in this areas. Although there have been injury reports from various parts of the cities and states that already been affected, there are no fatalities that have been recorded.
The high alert regions include the upper, middle and lower parts of the Mississippi basin, all regions around the great lakes, all regions around the Red River of the North, Eastern bank of the Missouri River, lower banks of the Cumberland River, lower banks of Ohio River and the whole of the Tennessee River basin. You, someone you know in these areas or your loved ones situated there should consider moving for some time or take the necessary steps to prepare for a flood and stay safe during the storms and consequential rainfalls.
If you check the websites of some insurance companies, you will come across detailed guides explaining all the precautions that should be observed in readiness for the upcoming floods, and it is vital that you observe them.