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Main Title Summary of floods in the United States, January 1992 through September 1993 /
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Author Title of a Work
Perry, Charles A.
Combs, L. J.
Publisher U.S. Government Printing Office, U.S. Geological Survey, Information Services,
Year Published 1999
OCLC Number 38144354
ISBN 0607889268; 9780607889260
Subjects Floods--United States. ; Disasters.
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http://ks.water.usgs.gov/pubs/reports/wsp.2499.html
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EKAM  WS 2499 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 11/25/2005
ELBM  TC801.U2 no.2499 1998 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 04/09/1999
ENAM  GB1399.3.S862 1998 Region 7 IRC Library/Kansas City,KS 03/13/1999
Collation x, 286 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Glossary -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Previous reports -- Determination of flood stages and discharges -- Explanation of data -- References -- Floods of the Upper Mississippi River Basin, spring and summer 1993 -- Precipitation in the Upper Mississippi River Basin during the floods of 1993 / by Kenneth L. Wahl, Kevin C. Vining, and Gregg G. Wiche -- Effects of reservoirs in the Kansas, Missouri, and Mississippi River Basins on the 1993 floods, / by Charles A. Perry -- Floods in the Upper Mississippi River Basin, 1993, / by Charles Parrett, Nick B. Melcher, and Robert W. James, Jr. -- Flood discharges, Gage Heights, and recurrence intervals in the Upper Mississippi River Basin by state, / by Charles A. Perry -- References -- Summary of floods of 1992 -- January 5-6, 1992, in Puerto Rico, / by Heriberto Torres-Sierra -- March 11, 1992, Ice-Jam Flood in Montpelier, Vermont, / by Jon C. Denner and Robert O. Brown -- April 1992, in Central and Southwestern Virginia, / by Byron J. Prugh, Jr. -- May-August 1992, in Alaska, / by Bruce B. Bigelow -- June 1992, in Western Virginia, / by Byron J. Prugh, Jr. -- June 14-15, 1992, Along the North Fork Powder River Below Pass Creek, Near Mayoworth, Wyoming, / by Jeff C. Vigil -- June 18, 1992, in Central Kentucky, / by Kevin J. Ruhl -- July 1992, in Eastern Kansas, / by Seth E. Studley -- July 1992, in Central and Western Ohio, / by Harold Shindel -- July 12-16, 1992, in Central Indiana, / by Donald V. Arvin -- July 25-August 2, 1992, in Southeastern Nebraska, by J.A. Boohar -- August 8, 1992, in Southeastern and South-Central Indiana, / by Donald V. Arvin -- September 1992, in South-Central Iowa, by Rodney Southard -- September 5-6, 1992, on Cat Point Creek, Eastern Virginia, / by Byron J. Prugh, Jr. -- September 10, 1992, Swain County, North Carolina, by W. Harold Eddins and Thomas J. Zembrzuski, Jr. -- October 9-10, 1992, in South Carolina, / by Curtis L. Sanders, Jr. -- December 11-12, 1992, in New Jersey, / by Thomas P. Suro -- December 30, 1992-January 15, 1993, in Northern Indiana, / by Donald V. Arvin -- Summary of Floods of 1993 -- January and February 1993, in Southern California, / by James C. Bowers -- January and February 1993, in Arizona, / by C.F. Smith, K.M. Sherman, G.L. Pope, and P.D. Rigas -- January-March, July, and August 1993, in New Mexico, / by Scott D. Waltemey -- January 8-21, 1993, in Southeastern Georgia, / by Timothy C. Stamey -- January 20-23, 1993, in Southern Mississippi, / by W. Trent Baldwin -- January 21-23, 1993, in Southeastern Louisiana, / by Brian E. McCallum -- March 1993, in Virginia, / by Byron J. Prugh, Jr. -- March 8-12, 1993, in East-Central Nebraska, / by J.A. Boohar -- April 1993, in New York, / by Carolyn O. Szabo -- May-September 1993, in Southeastern Kansas, / by Seth E. Studley -- May 8-14 and September 25-27, 1993, in Oklahoma, / by Darrell M. Walters and Robert L. Tortorelli -- June 7-9, 1993, in Northeastern Illinois, / by G.O. Balding -- June 8-9, 1993, in Northern Indiana, and August 17, 1993, in West-Central Indiana, / by Donald V. Arvin -- July and August 1993, in Eastern and South-Central North Dakota, / by Gregg J. Wiche, R.E. Harkness, and Tara Williams-Sether -- July 13-17, 1993, in Central Mississippi, / by W. Trent Baldwin -- August 12, 1993, in Eastern Illinois, / by G.O. Balding -- August 31, 1993, Storm surge and flood of Hurricane Emily on Hatteras Island, North Carolina, / by J. Curtis Weaver and Thomas J. Zembrzuski, Jr. -- September 22-26, 1993, in Northwestern and Central Missouri, / by Rodney Southard -- Index -- Figures -- 1. Maps showing States and years in which floods reported in this volume occurred in the conterminous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico during 1992 and 1993 -- 2. Graph showing example of a stage-discharge relation and upward extension -- 3. Graph showing maximum discharge versus drainage area and envelope curve for a region -- 4. Maps showing dominant weather patterns over the United States for June through July 1993 -- 5. Maps showing areal distribution of total precipitation in the area of flooding in the upper Mississippi River Basin, January through July 1993 -- 6-9. Graphs showing: -- 6. Monthly precipitation for January through September 1993 and 30-year monthly normals at 10 weather-station locations in the upper Mississippi River Basin -- 7. Seasonal precipitation for 1993 at 10 weather-station locations in the upper Mississippi River Basin -- 8. Precipitation for January through September 1993, normal precipitation from January through September 1961-90, and normal annual participate precipitation for 1961-90 at 10 weather-station locations in upper Mississippi River Basin -- 9. Accumulative daily precipitation since January to September 1993 and accumulated normal daily precipitation for January through September 1961-90 for Bismarck, North Dakota, Manhattan, Kansas, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- 10. Maps showing locations of flood-control reservoirs and selected streamflow-gaging stations in the Kansas, Missouri, and Mississippi River Basins -- 11. Hypothetical hydrographs for an uncontrolled stream and reservoir-regulated outflow -- 12. Schematic diagram of a typical reservoir showing location of surcharge, flood-control, and multipurpose-pool levels -- 13. Graph showing observed controlled and simulated uncontrolled discharges in the Kansas River at DeSoto, Kansas, July 1993 -- 14. Graph showing water-level elevations of selected reservoirs in the Kansas River Basin, 1993 water year -- 15. Map showing maximum discharges and dates of occurrence for the an1993 flood at selected streamflow-gaging stations in the upper Mississippi River Basin -- 16-24. Map showing location of selected streamflow-gaging stations in: 16. Illinois -- 17. Iowa -- 18. Kansas -- 19. Minnesota -- 20. Missouri -- 21. Nebraska -- 22. North Dakota -- 23. South Dakota -- 24. Wisconsin -- 25-28. Maps showing: -- 25. Location of municipalities in Puerto Rico where flooding was most severe during January 5-6, 1992, and other locations mentioned in this article -- 26. Location of weather systems that produced intense rain over Puerto Rico during evening of January 5, 1992 -- 27. Cumulative rainfall over Puerto Rico during January 5-6, 1992 -- 28. Location of selected streamflow-gaging stations that recorded flood data in most affected areas during January 5-6, 1992, flood -- 29. Discharge hydrographs for selected streamflow-gaging stations during January 5-7, 1992 -- 30. Map showing location of the Winooski River, North Branch Winooski River, and Stevens Branch in Montpelier, Vermont -- 31. Graph showing gage height, Winooski River at Montpelier, Vermont, March 10-12, 1992 -- 32. Map showing location of U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging stations in vicinity of Montpelier, Vermont -- 33. Graph showing discharge, North Branch Winooski River at Wrightsville, Vermont, March 10-12, 1992 -- 34. Graph showing gage height, Wrightsville Detention Reservoir at Wrightsville, Vermont, March 10-12, 1992 -- 35-50. Maps showing: -- 35. Approximate extent of 10-year or greater recurrence-interval flooding during April 1992, location of selected streamflow-gaging stations, and physiographic provinces in central and southwestern Virginia -- 36. Location of selected U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging stations in Alaska used to determine maximum stages and discharges for May-August 1992 -- 37. Approximate extent of 10-year or greater recurrence-interval flooding and location of selected streamflow-gaging stations in western Virginia, June 1992 -- 38. Lines of equal rainfall and location of selected streamflow-gaging stations in Johnson and Sheridan Counties, Wyoming, June 14-15, 1992 -- 39. Location of flood-determination sites for flood of June 18, 1992, in central Kentucky -- 40. Lines of equal rainfall for June 18 and 19, 1992, in central Kentucky -- 41. Locations of flood-determination sites and precipitation amounts for floods of July 1992, in eastern Kansas -- 42. Ohio counties affected by flooding during July 1992 and location of flood-determination site for food of July 26, 1992 -- 43. Location of flood-determination sites for flood of July 12-16, 1992, in central Indiana -- 44. Location of flood-determination sites for flood of July 25-August 2, 1992, in southeastern and south-central Indiana -- 45. Location of flood-determination sites for flood of August 8, 1992, in southeastern and south-central Indiana -- 46. Location of flood-determination sites for the flood of September 1992, and south-central Iowa -- 47. The location of precipitation gages and streamflow-gaging stations and total rainfall for September 5-6, 1992, in Eastern Virginia -- 48. Location of flood-determination sites for flood of September 10, 1992, in Swain County, North Carolina -- 49. Location of flood-determination sites for the flood of October 9-10, 1992, in South Carolina -- 50. Location of the U.S. Geological Survey and National Ocean Service tide gages and maximum tide elevations recorded for storm of December 11-12, 1992, in New Jersey -- 51. Graphs showing observed title levels, normal tide cycle, and storm surge at National Ocean Service tide gauge at Cape May, New Jersey, December 9-13, 1992 -- 52. Graph showing observed tide levels, normal tides cycle, and storm surge at National Ocean Service tide gage at Sandy Hook, New Jersey, December 9-13th, 1992 -- 53-55. Map showing: -- 53. The location of flood-determination sites for flood of December 30, 1992-January 15, 1993, in northern Indiana -- 54. January-February 1993 rainfall at selected precipitation gages in southern California -- 55. Location of streamflow-gaging stations and precipitation gages in the San Luis Rey and Santa Margarita River Basins in southern California --56. Graph showing stages at selected streamflow-gaging stations and southern California, December 31, 1992-February 28, 1993 -- 57-69. Map showing: -- 57. Location of selected U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging stations in Arizona used to determine maximum stages and discharges for January and February 1993 -- 58. Location of selected U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging stations in New Mexico used to determine maximum stages and discharges for January-March, July, and August 1993 -- 59. Extent of flooding and location of selected streamflow-gaging stations for flood of January 8-21, 1993, in southeastern Georgia -- 60. Location of flood-determination sites for flood of January 20-23, 1993, and lines of equal precipitation four storm of January 19-21, 1993, in southern Mississippi -- 61. Location of stramflow-gaging stations in Amite River Basin, southeastern Louisiana -- 62. Approximate extent of 10-year or greater recurrence-interval flooding during March 4-8, 1993, location of selected streamflow-gaging stations, and physiographic provinces in eastern Virginia -- 63. Approximate extent of 10-year or greater recurrence-interval flooding during March 23-24, 1993, and location of selected streamflow-gaging stations in western Virginia -- 64. Location of flood-determination sites for flood of March 8-12, 1993, in east-central Nebraska -- 65. Lines of equal depth of snowpack, March 1993, in New York -- 66. Location of selected U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging stations in New York used to determine maximum stages of discharges for April 1993 -- 67. Counties for which Small Business Administration disaster declarations were sought following flood of April 1993, in New York -- 68. Lines of equal total precipitation and location of flood-determination sites for floods of May-September 1993, in southeastern Kansas -- 69. Location of flood-determination and reservoir-measurement sites in Oklahoma for floods of May and September 1993 -- 70. Graph showing 1-hour rainfall depths of National Weather Service gage at will Rogers Airport, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, May 8, 1993 -- 71. Graph showing 3-hour storm-rainfall frequency at Oklahoma City, Oklahoma -- 72-74. Maps showing: -- 72. Location of flood-determination and precipitation gage sites for flood of June 7-9, 1993, in northeastern Illinois -- 73. Location of flood-determination sites for flood of June 8-9, 1993, in northern Indiana, an August 17, 1993, and west-central Indiana -- 74. Extent of flooding and location of flood-determination sites for July-August 1993, in eastern and south-central North Dakota -- 75. Graphs showing accumulated daily precipitation for January-August 1993 and accumulated normal daily precipitation for January-August 1961-90 at Devils Lake, Cooperstown, Jamestown, and Bismarck, North Dakota -- 76-79. Maps showing: -- 76. Location of flood-determination sites for flood of July 13-17, 1993, in central Mississippi -- 77. Location of flood-determination and precipitation gage sites for flood of August 12, 1993, in eastern Illinois -- 78. Path of Hurricane Emily, August 23-September 1, 1993, south-central coastal states -- 79. Selected features of Hatteras Island, North Carolina -- 80. Reproduction of original strip chart from discontinued U.S. Army Corps of Engineers tide gage at Buxton, North Carolina, August 31-September 1, 1993 -- 81-83. Maps showing: -- 81. Location of and water-level elevations at selected high-water marks surveyed on Hatteras Island, North Carolina, for August 31, 1993, storm surge from Hurricane Emily -- 82. Location of precipitation gages for flood of September 22-26, 1993, and northwestern and central Missouri -- Tables -- 1. Example of summary table presented in flood articles -- 2. Summary of 1993 precipitation and 30-year averages for January-September for 10 whether-station locations in the upper Mississippi River Basin -- 3. Five greatest May-August precipitation tools for Bismarck, North Dakota, Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Manhattan, Kansas -- 4. Maximum 1-, -, and 5-day rainfall totals for July 1993 at Bismarck, North Dakota, Manhattan, Kansas, Cedar Rapids, Iowa -- 5. Upper Mississippi River Basin in flood-control reservoir information, 1993 -- 6. Flood discharge in selected streams in the Kansas and the Mississippi River Basins, July 1993 -- 7. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during March 1-September 30, 1993, in Illinois -- 8. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during March 1-September 30, 1993, in Iowa -- 9. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during March 1-September 30, 1993, in Kansas -- 10. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during March 1-September 30, 1993, in Minnesota -- 11. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during March 1-September 30, 1993, and Missouri -- 12. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during March 1-September 30, 1993, and Nebraska -- 13. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during March 1-September 30, 1993, in North Dakota -- 14. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during March 1-September 30, 1993, in South Dakota -- 15. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during March 1-September 30, 1993, in Wisconsin -- 16. Daily rainfall reported for January 5-6, 1992, at selected National Weather Service-National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration stations throughout Puerto Rico -- 17. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during January 5-6, 1992, and selected U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging stations in Puerto Rico -- 18. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during April 21-22, 1992, in central and southwestern Virginia -- 19. Maximum stages and discharges prior two and during May-August 1992, in Alaska -- 20. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during June 4-5, 1992 in Western Virginia -- 21. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during June 14-15, 1992, North Fork Powder River below Pass Creek, near Mayoworth, Wyoming -- 22. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during June 18, 1992, in central Kentucky -- 23. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during July 1992, in the eastern Kansas -- 24. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during July 26, 1992, in Massieville, Ohio -- 25. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during July 12-16, 1992, in central Indiana -- 26. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during July 25-August 2, 1992, in southeastern Nebraska -- 27. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during August 8, 1992, in southeastern and south-central Indiana -- 28. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during September 1992, in south-central Iowa -- 29. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during September 10, 1992, Swain County, North Carolina -- 30. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during October 9-10, 1992, in South Carolina -- 31. Maximum tide elevations prior to and during December 11-12, 1992, in New Jersey -- 32. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during December 30, 1992-January 15, 1993, in northern Indiana -- 33. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during January-February 1993, in Southern California -- 34. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during January and February 1993, in Arizona -- 35. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during January-March, July, and August 1993, in New Mexico -- 36. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during January 8-21 1993, in southeastern Georgia -- 37. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during January 20-23 1993, in southern Mississippi -- 38. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during January 21-23, 1993, in Amite River Basin, in southeastern Louisiana -- 39. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during March 4-8, 1993, in eastern Virginia -- 40. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during March 23-24, 1993, in western Virginia -- 41. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during March 8-12, 1993, in east-central Nebraska -- 42. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during April 1993, in New York -- 43. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during May-September 1993, in southeastern Kansas -- 44. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during May and September 1993, in Oklahoma -- 45. Maximum elevations and contents of selected reservoirs prior to and during May and September 1993, in Oklahoma -- 46. Precipitation tools for June 7-9, 1993, at selected precipitation gages in northeastern Illinois -- 47. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during June 7-9, 1993, in northeastern Illinois -- 48. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during July 8-9, and August 17, 1993, in northern and west central Indiana -- 49. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during July and August 1993, in eastern and south-central North Dakota -- 50. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during July 13-17, 1993, in central Mississippi -- 51. Precipitation totals for August 9-12, 1993, at selected precipitation gages in eastern Illinois -- 52. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during August 12, 1993, in eastern Illinois -- 53. Location and descriptions of high-watermarks and water- and ground-surface elevations for the Hurricane Emily flood, Hatteras Island, North Carolina, August 31, 1993 -- 54. Precipitation totals for September 22-26, 1993, at selected precipitation gages and Missouri -- 55. Maximum stages and discharges prior to and during September 1993, and northwestern and central Missouri