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Floods of April-June 1952 in Utah and Nevada

Floods of April-June 1952 in Utah and Nevada

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods -- Utah,
  • Floods -- Nevada

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared under the direction of J.V.B. Wells ; prepared in cooperation with the States of California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, and Wyoming, and agencies of the Federal Government.
    SeriesGeological Survey water-supply paper -- 1260-E, Floods of 1952
    ContributionsWells, J. V. B.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination577-686 p. :
    Number of Pages686
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15517530M
    OCLC/WorldCa11607625

    This book of photographs depicts the massive flooding that occurred in April along the Minnesota and Mississippi rivers and their tributaries, including the Redwood, Cottonwood, and St. Croix rivers. Hurricane, Utah. Flooding occurred along the Virgin River flood plain in Utah, Arizona, and Nevada. The previous max­ imum discharge of record was exceeded at three U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging stations, and the flood discharges exceeded the theoretical year flood discharges. Peak discharge estimates ranged.

    Torrential rains pumping in from south of the border in the Pacific Ocean have played havoc on Arizona, Nevada, and Utah roads. See how much the hour rain totals were Morgan in Weber. Salt Lake City, Utah: Keywords: Flood damage, Snowmelt: Abstract: A report is presented dealing with a snowmelt flood that occurred through Northern and Central Utah during the spring of A team of U.S. Forest Service personnel made a detailed field inspection of the river basins affected and pooled the data to show the causes.

    Floods, What You Should Know When Living in Utah provides you with simple tips that you can follow to protect yourself and your home be-fore, during, and after a flood. This brochure will help you to better understand the common causes of flooding, recognize the signs of an impending flood .   Heavy rains flood drainage systems and nearby baseball fields in Kanab during a storm Wednesday, Kanab, Utah, Aug. 3. | Photo courtesy of Rinda Alldredge, St. George News.


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Floods of April-June 1952 in Utah and Nevada Download PDF EPUB FB2

This report on the floods of April-June in the Great Basin and part of the Green River basin in Utah was prepared in the Water Resources Division, C. Paulsen, chief, under the general di­ rection of J. Wells, chief, Surface Water Branch. Basic records of stage and discharge were collected and com­Author: J.V.B.

Wells. Floods of April-June in Utah and Nevada (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: J V B Wells; Geological Survey (U.S.); United States.

Department of the Interior. Abstract. The floods of April-June in the Great Basin and in the Green River basin in Utah came as the result of the heaviest snow cover recorded, a long period of near-record subnormal temperature during March and early April, and an abrupt change to above-normal temperature that induced rapid ll played an insignificant part.

Low- and intermediate-elevation snow melted, bringing. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Floods of April-June in Utah and Nevada (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government. Search for the book on E-ZBorrow.

E-ZBorrow is the easiest and fastest way to get the book you want (ebooks unavailable). Use ILLiad for articles and chapter scans. Floods of April-June in Utah and Nevada / by: Wells, J. B., Published: () Floods of. The Apflooding on Chalk Creek at Coalville and other flooding during the extensive April Jfloods were caused by melting of maximum-of-record snowpack for April 1 (U.S.

Soil Conservation Service, ). Flooding was severe in central and north-central Utah (fig. 1), and a flood disaster was declared. Two lives were. Here are some examples of significant flooding events that have occurred in Utah in the last years: The Washington County Flood — On Christmas Day inSanta brought more than just presents to the residents in Washington County — he brought rain.

It rained every day following Christmas for 40 days. FLOODS. Figure 1. Areal Extent of Floods in Nevada. Click on image to view a larger version. To portray the intensity and duration of floods, six streamflow-gaging stations were selected on streams having diverse drainage-area size ( to 5, square miles) and geographic distribution and little, if any, regulation or diversion of streamflow.

Utah snowpack, weather revive memories of '83 floods. This spring's weather is similar to — but the snowpack is bigger. 1 of 13 View had witnessed the flooding of Salt Lake City in and remembered that runoff was channeled down South to avoid widespread flooding then.

In the spring of '83, he became fearful that was. These 12 Photos of Utah in the s are Mesmerizing. People say that things were simpler in the s.

I’m not sure that is always true (I prefer modern medicine). Supply Paper E, "Floods of April-June in Utah and Nevada." May-Jwie. An unusually heavy snow pack, greater than the one inaccumulated during the winter in the headwaters of Kern River, San Joaquin River, and Tulare Lake. By April enough snow had accumulated to make possible the greatest snowmelt flood on record.

Flash flooding is a rapid and extreme flow of high water into a normally dry area, or a rapid water level rise in a stream or creek above a predetermined flood level, beginning within six hours of the causative event (i.e., intense rainfall, dam failure, ice jam).

Flooding hazards have caused significant damage to structures and property, resulting in at least fatalities in Utah sincewith 80% of deaths from floods and flash floods, 15% from debris flows, and 5% from dam and water conveyance structure failures.

Floods: What You Should Know When Living in Utah (PDF) Flood Safety Awareness Guide (PDF) Flood Insurance () Learn about flood impacts and resources; Overview. Floods have been, and continue to be, the most destructive natural disaster in terms of economic loss to the citizens of Utah.

Floods can happen anywhere, at anytime. Utah State Historical Society: Call number: Mss C Creator: Title: Salt Lake City Flooding Photograph Collection, Quantity: lin. (3 boxes) Abstract: Photos of the flooding at various sites inand   Utah Floods Hwy 30 near Peterson, Utah.

May 6, Deseret News Archives Salt Lake homeowners building a sandbag wall to keep water out in May of Deseret News Archives Neighbors, friends, and strangers join in one of countless team efforts to help clean up the yard of Willard Johansen in Bountiful, Utah.

NEVADA WATER SCIENCE CENTER FLOOD SCIENCE. Northern Nevada Floods On Thursday, January 5,the National Weather Service issued a flood watch for the greater Lake Tahoe area and western Nevada. On Saturday, a rather warm storm (Atmospheric River) moved into the area resulting in high snow levels and rain (torrential in places).

ONE KILLED AS A NEVADA MUD SLIDE FLOODS LAKES AND DESTROYS HOMES Two Slides Hit Utah. The flooding was said to be worse in some spots than the record flood of Authorities. The 12 Most Horrifying Disasters That Ever Happened in Utah.

We’re lucky to live in Utah, where few natural disasters occur. However, flash flooding in mid-September resulted in the largest number of deaths due to weather in Utah’s history. Heavy rains on Tuesday triggered flooding throughout southwestern Utah's Washington County, but it was in Santa Clara where the runoff had its most dramatic impact.

When the earthen dike on a canal connected to a retention pond failed, the resulting deluge rushed into eastern Santa Clara toward the Santa Clara River. In all, 60 homes and.

I C Floods of in the Basins of the Upper Mississippi River and Red River o I D Floods of in California Floods of in California I E Floods of April-June in Utah and Nevada I E Summary of Floods in the United States During Polk Library UW Oshkosh Offers List.This was the largest flood of record on the entire Humboldt River and its tributaries, including the Reese River, in north central Nevada.

The peak flow at Palisade cubic feet per second (cfs) on Febru and remains the record, estimated at about a year flood. Flooding Closes I Between Utah and Nevada. Storyful. September 9, Flash floods brought on by the remnants of Hurricane Norbert caused problems from Las Vegas to Tucson on Monday, September 8, and even forced authorities to close Interstate 15 between St.

George, Utah, and Las Vegas. This dramatic footage was shot shortly before the.