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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,
Year Published 1961
OCLC Number 794666022
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)
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EIAD  C 30.28 42 Region 2 Library/New York,NY 12/12/2003
EKBD  USWB/TD-042 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 08/31/2011
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.
Contents Notes
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.