US Army Corps of Engineers talks about the drought’s impact on the Missouri River

OMAHA, N.E.(WNAX)- The ongoing drought in the northern plains is most evident along the Missouri River.

Mike Swenson with the Corps of Engineers in Omaha says water storage in the big reservoirs continues to fall.

Swenson says the big lake levels are also down considerably.

Swenson says Lake Oahe will also drop noticeably.

Swenson the system releases will rapidly drop as the navigation season ends.

Releases from Gavins Point Dam are currently at thirty thousand cubic feet per second.