Our daily forecast is located at the following links:
Daily lower river flow and stage forecasts (updated by 11:00 am each morning):
The current USACE plan is to meet navigation targets from Nebraska City downstream to the mouth through the entire navigation season (April 1 - November 1 at the mouth) and meet targets upstream of Nebraska City when there is traffic in those reaches.
Target locations and flow targets for the first half of the season (April 1 - July 1):
Sioux City - 31 kcfs
Omaha - 31 kcfs
Nebraska City - 37 kcfs
Kansas City - 41 kcfs
Flow targets for the second half of the season will be based on the July 1 System storage check.
If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the USACE Reservoir Control Center at (402) 996-3860.
Presentation from Northwestern Divisions USACE Navigation meeting held on 10 February 2015. Can be found at http://www.nwd.usace.army.mil/Missions/CivilWorks/Navigation/MissouriRiverNavigatorsMeeting.aspx
Opportunistic commercial navigation has started on the lower Missouri River in advance of the normal start of spring flow support from Gavins Point.
Government floating plant equipment is down for annual winter maintenance.
The Missouri River Basin Water Management (MRBWM) website, http://www.nwd-mr.usace.army.mil/rcc/ includes current conditions, forecast information, reports, copies of Annual Operating Plan information.
Corps weekly reservoir forecast (updated every Wednesday afternoon) can be found at: http://www.nwd-mr.usace.army.mil/rcc/reports/twregfcast.pdf