Where you are Most likely to Experience Floods in the United States in Spring-Summer 2019
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. Considering the fact that Nebraska and Iowa had already experienced late-winter floods with unforeseen and unexpected amounts of rain, this forecast did not come as a surprise. It remained a reason for concern nonetheless. The current situation with floods in Central US is seemingly proof that the forecast is coming into realization with every passing day. According to a different source, a total of thirty-six states were likely to experience floods between mid-March and the summer, but oy twenty-five would suffer severe damages from it.
May is a Minh known for the severe storms that come with it and this month is no different as it started with some severe storms that wreaked havoc in Central US states. This is a show of accuracy in the prediction made earlier by the weather department. Close to twenty-five tornadoes have already hit different parts of Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Missouri. While the tornado flooded the city of Sulphur in Oklahoma, Amarillo in Texas was hit by a hailstorm Severe weather conditions as a result of the hailstorms and tornadoes were also experienced in other parts spread over Northern Texas, Central Oklahoma, Southern Missouri, and North Western Arkansas. These weather conditions resulted in power loss, damage of property and flooding. As of yet, the most severe incident of damage has been reported in Boone Arkansas where a house lost its roof as a tornado skimmed right past it. Various parts of the states and cities already affected shave reported several cases of injuries although no fatalities have been recorded.
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 are all high alert regions. If you know someone, your family or you are located in any of these regions, consider moving for the time being or take adequate preparations necessary to stay protected during the storms and the ensuing floods.
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.