When was the last time Memphis flooded?

When was the last time Memphis flooded?

Mississippi River in Memphis: A look back at 2011 flooding.

Was Memphis affected by flooding?

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Heavy rain that hit the Memphis area Friday caused some flash flooding, and some streets became impassible, which some drivers learned the hard way.

When did Memphis flood?

May 10, 2011
The Mississippi River reached 47.87 feet (14.59 meters) in Memphis, Tennessee, on May 10, 2011, according to the Advanced Hydrological Prediction Service (AHPS) of the U.S. National Weather Service.

What is flood stage in Memphis TN?

In Tennessee, roads on Beef Islands 10 and 11 begin to flood….Flood Categories (in feet)

Major Flood Stage: 46
Flood Stage: 34
Action Stage: 28
Low Stage (in feet): 5

What flood happened in 2011?

Mississippi River flood of 2011, flooding of the Mississippi River valley in the central United States from late April to May 2011 on a scale not seen since the floods of 1927 and 1937.

Where does it flood in Memphis?

Many local rivers in the city of Memphis overflowed its banks, including Big Creek, the Loosahatchie River, the Wolf River, and along Nonconnah Creek. There was also flooding in parts of Millington, Frayser, Bartlett, and East Memphis.

Is Memphis affected by Hurricane Ida?

Germantown is preparing for the remnants of Hurricane Ida, which are expected to hit the Memphis area Monday. Rain from Ida will fall in the Memphis area through Tuesday, with possible flooding, power outages and downed trees.

How high is the Mississippi River in Memphis Tennessee?

Mississippi River At Memphis, TN (Weather Bureau Gage) Record High Elevation:232.61 Ft. Location of Gage : MS126 MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT MEMPHIS, TN.

How deep is the Mississippi River in Memphis Tennessee?

200′Mississippi River / Max depth

When did the 2011 floods end?

January 2011
The 2010–11 Queensland floods were a series of floods in Australia which began in December 2010 and ended in January 2011. The majority of the floods were in Queensland including its capitals city, Brisbane.

Why does Memphis get so hot?

Summers are very warm and muggy due to the predominant south-southwesterly wind that brings moisture into the region from the Gulf of Mexico. Though extremely hot days occur, there are not too many days that Memphis reaches 100° during the summer.