Midwest Flooding

Midwest Flooding

“Severe, widespread flooding in central U.S. due to persistent heavy rains and thunderstorms. There was extensive damage to agriculture, infrastructure, homes and businesses in many areas across several states. […] This is the most costly non-tropical, inland flood event to affect the United States on record.”t — NOAA: Billion-Dollar Weather and Climate Disasters

Date of event: July 2, 1993


  • CPI-Adjusted Estimated Cost: $36.1 billion
  • Deaths: 48

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Photo: Flooded post office building in Missouri. Photo taken July 8, 1993. (Credit: Andrea Booher/FEMA)

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