Overall Green alert Flood
in United States

Event summary

This flood can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID FL 1101225
Death: 3
Displaced: -
Countries: United States
From - To 22 Dec - 18 Jan

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North West USA, January 2021Heavy rain and snowmelt caused flooding in western Washington and Oregon states in northwestern USA from 06 January 2022. NWS said the rain and severe weather was brought by an atmospheric river. Higher elevations saw heavy snowfall. Coastal areas were affected by flooding brought by storm surge combined with high tides including in Birch Bay, Edison and University Place. One person died in floods in Cosmopolis, WA. Areas of Chehalis, including a 30km stretch of Interstate 5 were flooded after the Chehalis river broke its banks.Mon 10 Jan 2022FloodList provided by Copernicus GloFAS
Detailed event map. European Union, 2022. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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MIL-OSI USA: Army Corps of Engineers to Invest Nearly $173 Million in ... 2022-01-21T21:11+0100.

US Senate News: Source: United States Senator for California – Dianne Feinstein Washington—Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) released the following statement on the Army Corps of Engineers’ plan to invest nearly $173 million of funding in
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MIL-OSI USA: Members Of N.M. Delegation Announce Over $60 Million For ... 2022-01-21T00:57+0100.

Source: United States House of Representatives – Representative Melanie Stansbury (N.M.-01) WASHINGTON – U.S. Senators Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Ben Ray Luján (D-N.M.) and U.S. Representatives Melanie Stansbury (D-N.M.) and Teresa Leger
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Conti Federal Wins $6.49M Design-Build Contract for Texas Pump Station ... 2022-01-20T15:06+0100.

Conti Federal Services, a leading U.S. government construction and engineering firm specializing in complex critical infrastructure, disaster response and recovery, and environmental remediation projects, has been awarded a $6,498,887 desig
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How we used a tropical storm to calculate Tampa Bay’s growing flood ri ... 2022-01-20T11:42+0100.

. The agency forecasts storms as they approach to warn residents and prepare local governments. The Times asked the center to use its computer model to estimate Eta’s flooding in 2020, as well as the flooding if sea levels were higher. T
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (33), (1), NASA (7), WMO (1), INFORM (2),