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RECORD NUMBER: 48 OF 161
|OLS Field Name||OLS Field Data|
|Main Title||Generalized estimates of probable maximum precipitation and rainfall-frequency data for Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands for areas to 400 square miles, durations to 24 hours, and return periods from 1 to 100 years /|
|CORP Author||United States. Weather Bureau.|
|Publisher||U.S. Department of Commerce, Weather Bureau,|
|Subjects||Storms--Puerto Rico. ; Storms--Virgin Islands. ; Precipitation forecasting--Puerto Rico. ; Precipitation forecasting--Virgin Islands. ; Rain and rainfall--Puerto Rico. ; Rain and rainfall--Virgin Islands. ; Lesser Antilles--Virgin Islands. ; Precipitation (Meteorology)--Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands. ; Puerto Rico--Precipitation (Meteorology) ; Virgin Islands--Precipitation (Meteorology)|
|Collation||[v], 94 pages : charts, maps, tables ; 26 cm.|
At head of title: U.S. Department of Commerce, Weather Bureau. Prepared by the Cooperative Studies Section, Hydrologic Services Division, U.S. Weather Bureau for the Engineering Division, Soil Conservation Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. Includes bibliographical references.
Introduction. pp. 1. Chapter 1. Tropical storms. Chapter 2. The hurricane model. pp. 9. Chapter 3. Probable maximum precipitation. pp. 21. Chapter 4. Rainfall-frequency data. pp. 34. References. pp. 89. Appendix A. Probable maximum precipitation for local cloudbursts. pp. 90. Appendix B. Glossary. pp. 93. This report presents rainfall data for various hydrologic design problems involving areas up to 400 sq. mi. and rainfall durations up to 24 hours (1) probable maximum precipitation (PMP) from cloudbursts and hurricanes, and (2) rainfall-intensity-frequency data for return periods from 1 to 100 years.