01 May '11, 10pm

Satellite images of Miss. and Ohio River flooding from NASA: #flood

Water levels remained high along the Mississippi and other rivers on April 29, 2011. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Terra satellite acquired the top image on April 29, 2011, and the bottom image exactly one year earlier. Both images use a combination of infrared and visible light to increase the contrast between water and land. Water ranges in color from electric blue to navy. Clouds range from pale blue-green to nearly white. Vegetation is green, and soil is brown. The difference between 2010 and 2011 is striking. In 2011, multiple rivers have spilled over their banks, part of an ongoing pattern of spring flooding in 2011, perhaps worsened by violent storms. Despite the persistent high water, the floods had abated somewhat by May 1, 2011, according to the Advanced Hydrological Prediction Service (AHPS) of the U.S. National Weather Serv...

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Continued Flooding along the Mississippi [image...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 01 May '11, 9pm

Water levels remained high along the Mississippi and other rivers on April 29, 2011. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spect...

Satellite images of Miss. and Ohio River floodi...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 04 May '11, 4am

Late on May 2, 2011, in an effort to spare Cairo, Illinois, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers used explosives to breach a p...

Mississippi flooding worse this spring than last year. Comparative views from NASA's Terra spacecraft.

Mississippi flooding worse this spring than las...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Apr '11, 12pm

While deadly storms raged in the southern and central United States, several rivers continued to spill over their banks in...

Flooding along the Wabash and Ohio Rivers [image] #NASA

Flooding along the Wabash and Ohio Rivers [imag...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 05 May '11, 9pm

Rivers spilled over their banks at the confluence of the Wabash and Ohio in early May 2011. The flood waters inundated hom...

Updated Sat Comparison View of the MS/OH Confluence Flooding from #NASA. #kyflood #nwspah #mowx #ilwx #kywx

Updated Sat Comparison View of the MS/OH Conflu...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 05 May '11, 10pm

Unrelenting spring rains fell on the Mississippi Basin, and residents along the river watched with trepidation as water le...

Floods Spread South along the Mississippi River...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 07 May '11, 2pm

The same floods that prompted authorities to breach a levee near Cairo, Illinois, has started forcing residents from their...

High Waters along the Mississippi River [image]...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 08 May '11, 9pm

Water continued rising along the Mississippi River on May 8, 2011. On that day, the Advanced Hydrological Prediction Servi...

You can see tornado tracks across Mississippi &...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 30 Apr '11, 5pm

Among the more than 150 tornadoes reported on April 27 and 28, 2011, was a rare EF-5 storm. Such a storm has the capacity ...

Gallery of flooding sat imagery from NASA's Ear...

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earthobservatory.nasa.gov 08 May '11, 10pm

Water continued rising along the Mississippi River on May 8, 2011. On that day, the Advanced Hydrological Prediction Servi...

Tornado Tracks in Mississippi and Alabama [imag...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 29 Apr '11, 8pm

Among the more than 150 tornadoes reported on April 27 and 28, 2011, was a rare EF-5 storm. Such a storm has the capacity ...

NASA satellite image of the Red River in ND, MN, and Manitoba - still flooding on May 7 #ndflood11 #mbflood

NASA satellite image of the Red River in ND, MN...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 10 May '11, 8pm

Water levels remained high along the Red River of the North in early May 2011. On May 10, the Advanced Hydrological Predic...

High water in the U.S. Northeast too: Flooding along Lake Champlain's Richelieu River, from our EO-1 spacecraft.

High water in the U.S. Northeast too: Flooding ...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 12 May '11, 7pm

While flooding affected large parts of the U.S. Midwest and Mississippi Valley, waters rose in other areas, including New ...

The Mississippi River was rising quickly in Vicksburg when NASA's EO-1 satellite captured this image.

The Mississippi River was rising quickly in Vic...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 12 May '11, 4pm

The Mississippi River was rising quickly in Vicksburg, Mississippi, when the Advanced Land Imager (ALI) on NASA’s Earth Ob...

Floods Spread South along the MS River via @Bre...

earthobservatory.nasa.gov 06 May '11, 10pm

The same floods that prompted authorities to breach a levee near Cairo, Illinois, has started forcing residents from their...