NWS: Low snowpack means below normal chances of spring river flooding

February 16, 2024

ABERDEEN, S.D.–The spring flood outlook for rivers and streams in portions of central and northeast South Dakota as well as west central Minnesota has been released.

The chance of river flooding is below normal over the next 90 days, largely due to lack of snowpack.

The flood threat through this spring, both in location and severity, will still be dependent on future rain or snowfall.

The report will be updated on February 29 and again on March 14.

View the full spring flood outlook by clicking here: https://www.weather.gov/media/abr/FloodOutlook/2024%20Spring%20Flood%20Outlook.pdf