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Floods of June 1954 in Iowa

I. D. Yost

Floods of June 1954 in Iowa

by I. D. Yost

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

    Subjects:
  • Floods -- Iowa.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby I.D. Yost ; prepared in cooperation with the States of Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota, and with other agencies of the Federal Government.
    SeriesGeological Survey water-supply paper -- 1370-A, Floods of 1954
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 106 p. :
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22970408M

    Downtown Cedar Rapids in June of Iowa Flood Center Director Dr. Witold Krajewski reminded me that there was an element of good fortune that significantly separates the flooding from This year, the rain fell in a relatively short period, compared to when showers persisted over several weeks. Photo credit: Don Bekcer,USGS. Iowa Flood Center The University of Iowa Stanley Hydraulics Laboratory Iowa City, IA E-mail: [email protected] Contact: Breanna Shea Phone: Fax: Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

    Iowa Floods All In To Help You Out. Recovery Assistance. Grant programs, housing assistance, safe cleanup, replacing important documents, farming and agriculture resources. Get help. Traveling in Iowa. Information to safely travel through Iowa, find transportation options, and . Floyd River Flood of June 8, a Monday morning, seemed to be shaping up to be a pleasant sunny spring day. Sunday had been a day of heavy rain, but the sky had cleared. The Floyd was running high that morning, but no one suspected the disaster that would arrive in the middle of the morning.

    The Iowa Flood Center (IFC) puts science-based information and technology in the hands of Iowa’s decision-makers, emergency managers, home- and business-owners, and the general public. Our work is accessible to everyone through the online Iowa Flood Information System.   Get In Touch With Us. Highway 52 North Rochester, MN, USA N. Pennsylvania Ave. Mason City, IA, USA East Williams St. Albert Lea, MN, USA.


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Floods of June 1954 in Iowa by I. D. Yost Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Floods of June in Iowa. [I D Yost; Geological Survey (U.S.); United States. Department of the Interior.]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

FLOODS OF FLOODS OF JUNE IN IOWA I. Yost ABSTRACT Rainfall during the latter part of May and the first half of Juneculmi­ nating in a series of heavy rains Junecaused streams in north-central and northwest Iowa to rise to record heights in many places.

Affected in IowaAuthor: Ivan Dale Yost. Floods were profiled for June flood events for 18 different years, followed by July flood events for 13 years, May flood events for 11 years, and April flood events for 9 years.

Multiple large flood events exceeding the 2-percent annual exceedance-probability discharge estimate occurred at 37 of 98 selected streamgages during The Cedar River floods a neighborhood in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in June Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images.

Harry Hopkins, WPA administrator, shown with refugees at a concentration camp in Forrest City, Ark., Feb. 1, during a stopover of President Roosevelt's flood committee on. Iowa received its first Presidential Disaster Declaration for on July 14 for nine counties due to severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding which occurred June (DR).

Governor Branstad received word that his second request for a Presidential declaration was approved by President Obama on July 24 for 26 counties as.

By the time the Advanced Spaceborne Thermal Emission and Reflection Radiometer on NASA’s Terra satellite passed over Des Moines, Iowa, on Jand captured this image, the floods that had struck the city in mid-June when an aging levee failed were no longer apparent in the city itself.

However, downstream (southeast) of the city, the flooding remained dramatic. Flood, high-water stage in which water overflows its natural or artificial banks onto normally dry land, such as a river inundating its effects of floods on human well-being range from unqualified blessings to regular seasonal spring floods of the Nile River prior to construction of the Aswān High Dam, for example, were depended upon to provide moisture.

Water-quantity and water-quality aspects of a year flood - Nishnabotna River, southwest Iowa, June Flooding that occurred in southwest Iowa during June 15–17,was the worst flood ever recorded on the Nishnabotna River, exceeding the theoretical year flood calculated from peak-flow records ( to present).

Ames Daily Tribune - June 1 PROMISE OF MORE RAIN POSES WATER THREAT IN STORY COUNTY. Flood conditions which existed in Ames and other parts of Story county today were not as serious as the threat of more rainfall which is supposedly heading this way and which could result in more damaging floods.

Water floods a soybean field outside of Blencoe on Thursday, Jin western Iowa. After a week of rain several flooding watches and warnings have been issued in. Nearly every river and creek shown in the top false-color image of eastern Iowa was flooded on J Compared to June 1, the river systems look as if they have been outlined in black or dark blue, the color of water in this type of image.

Image of the Day for J Instrument: Terra — MODIS. Within little more than a week in June,the Des Moines River flooded the city of Ottumwa, Iowa, twice. The floods proved a pivotal moment for Ottumwa’s history, leading to a massive project to straighten the river’s course, widen the channel, build protective levees, and repurpose land in the flood : $ The floods of June in northwest Iowa and adjacent areas were the greatest known since settlement of the area.

For a few small drainage basins within the flooded area, ^eak discharges of the June floods may have been exceeded by peaks of previous floods, but the magnitude and areal extent of the June floods is unmatched. The estimatedCited by: 1. Number of levee breaches up to 30 f and Iowa's flood season is just getting started.

Rain, melting snow and saturated grounds will contribute to on-and-off flooding in Iowa over the next. The list of the top five Iowa floods was identified from an initial list of 12 candidate flood events provided by the author and the people listed in Section 1.

Once the list of candidate flood events was developed, each person ranked the floods. Each person used a combination of their. Today is the 52nd anniver-sary of the tragic Audubon County, Iowa floods.

Nineteen people lost their lives. The entire west side of Exira was destroyed by the flood waters of the East Nishnabotna River and Troublesome Creek. One woman who survived by clinging to a tree was carried some 45 miles downriver to Griswold before she could be.

States. Flood effects can be local, impacting a neighborhood o community, or very large, affecting entire river basins and multiple states.

r However, all floods are not alike. Some floods develop slowly, sometimes over a period of days. But flash floods can develop quickly, sometimes in just a few minutes and without any visible signs of rain.

I decided to document some flooding on the Little Sioux river in NW Iowa. We have received substantial rainfall for over a week now and the flooding is really getting out of hand, with flash.

Warren County is the 27th Iowa county to receive a disaster proclamation from the June storms. Levels of Fourmile Creek, Des Moines, during the floods 30 June to 02 July, Image: NWS / NOAA Evacuations and rescues in Des Moines, Iowa, 30 June.

Des Moines, Iowa, begins cleanup following historic flooding. Iowa flash flood takes one man's life. Remains of a duplex are shown following record setting floods in Des Moines, Iowa. The University of Iowa’s Advanced Technology Building was inundated by floodwaters in June The flood damaged 22 major buildings and cost the university $ million.The floods caused severe damage, and killed an estimated people.

–9. Santa Catarina floods; Brazilian floods and mudslides; In Juneminor flooding hit parts of Sheffield City Centre in Sheffield, England.

Waters reached only about half a foot deep as the River Don broke its banks, but considerable damage was still caused.