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Floods of March-April 1960 in Eastern Nebraska and adjacent states

H. D. Brice

Floods of March-April 1960 in Eastern Nebraska and adjacent states

by H. D. Brice

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey in Washington, for sale by Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods -- Nebraska (Eastern) -- 1960.,
  • Floods -- Iowa -- 1960.,
  • Floods -- Kansas -- 1960.,
  • Floods -- Missouri -- 1960.,
  • Floods -- South Dakota -- 1960.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H.D. Brice and R.E. West ; prepared in cooperation with the states of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and South Dakota and with agencies of the Federal government.
    SeriesGeological Survey water-supply paper -- 1790-A., Floods of 1960 in the United States
    ContributionsWest, R. E.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 144 p. :
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22965975M

    STATE OF NEBRASKA Nebraska Emergency Management Agency (NEMA Ma , CDT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACTS: Taylor Gage, () @ Alyssa Sanders, () [email protected] Mike Wight, () , DHHS By the Numbers – Nebraska’s Historic Floods. Tennessee Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding (DR) Incident period: to Major Disaster Declaration declared on J

      Several towns were evacuated ahead of the flooding in eastern Nebraska, while those in the western part of the state hunkered down for a blizzard.   "Eastern Nebraska remains the hardest hit area, with much of the southeast part of the state under flood warnings," he said. The flooding has already killed two people in Nebraska .

      The major flooding that left at least four dead in Nebraska and Iowa over the past week is slowly receding in some areas, but rivers likely will be flooded for days more, and additional rain and. Interstate (I) in Nebraska and Iowa is the northern bypass of the Omaha – Council Bluffs metropolitan area. I spans miles ( km) from its southern end in western Omaha to its eastern end near Crescent, freeway passes through a diverse range of scenes and terrains – the urban setting of Omaha, the Missouri River and its valley, the rugged Loess Hills, and the.


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Floods of March-April 1960 in Eastern Nebraska and adjacent states by H. D. Brice Download PDF EPUB FB2

Snowmelt floods, record breaking on many streams and outstanding in terms of total area affected and runoff volumes generated, occurred in late March and early April on Missouri River tributaries in adjacent parts of six states.

In order of area affected, the States are Nebraska, South Dakota, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, and Missouri. Five lives were lost, and the estimated damage was $ Get this from a library.

Floods of March-April in Eastern Nebraska and adjacent states. [H D Brice; Robert E West; Geological Survey (U.S.); United States. Department of the Interior.]. Additional Physical Format: Print version: Brice, H. Floods of March-April in Eastern Nebraska and adjacent states (OCoLC) Material Type.

Floods of March-April in Eastern Nebraska and Adjacent States By H. BRICE and R. WEST FLOODS OF IN THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY WATER-SUPPLY PAPER A Prepared in cooperation with the States of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and South Dakota and with agencies of the Federal GovernmentAuthor: H.D.

Brice, R.E. West. Water-Supply Paper A, "Floods of March-April in Eastern Nebraska and Adjacent Areas," is a special report that de­ scribes floods in these areas in detail.

The areas for which flood reports have been prepared for are shown in figure 1. The area discussed in the special flood report is BlCited by: Figure 2 shows the repair programs that are supporting recovery efforts for the Nebraska levees damage by the flooding.

Since most levees are located in the eastern portion of the state, which was the area most heavily impacted by flooding ina map was created to display those damaged levees located in eastern Nebraska (Figure 3). Top 5 Nebraska Floods. Submitted by David Pearson, Senior Service Hydrologist, WFO Omaha.

Republican River Flood of On a historic flood swept through the Republican River, creating devastation along its path. On this day, as much as inches of rain fell in eastern Colorado and southwestern Nebraska.

The flood of June on Beaver, Shell, and Union Creeks in east-central Nebraska was caused by thunderstorms the previous day. Much of the town of Madison was inundated by Union Creek. The final flood event, Julywas caused by thunderstorms over. “Nebraska Floods” is a collection of our reporting on the efforts by the government, relief agencies, volunteers and your neighbors to reconstruct communities.

These stories have been broadcast on NET, and a number of them on NPR, the PBS NewsHour and other national programs as well. Enhanced study areas show Base Flood Elevations (BFEs) on the maps and typically define a Floodway.

A floodway reserves land adjacent to the stream to convey the 1%-annual-chance-flood event without cumulatively increasing the base flood elevation more than one-foot. The flooding in Nebraska has gotten so bad it's breaking records across the state.

About 9 million people in 14 states along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers are under a flood warning. Michigan flood – March flooding was more significant along the Grand, Saginaw, Kalamazoo, and River Raisin river basins than the St.

Joseph and Huron River basins. In Lansing, it was the worst flood in the previous years of its dams were either undermined or swept away.

Kalamazoo saw two square miles of flooding during this event. The Platte River, near Louisville, Nebraska, has crested, breaking a record that stood since The Platte River, near Ashland, broke its record. James Wilke,50, (left) is the only reported casualty of the devastating floods that were a result of the heavy snowfall that hit the Midwest in the last few weeks.

Two other men are said to be. Nebraskans are dealing with historic flooding across much of central and eastern part of our state. Image from Jeanette Stultz of the flooding happening in St. Edward, Nebraska. Lingering Floods in Eastern Nebraska. Accessed August 1,these images provide false- and natural-color views of lingering floods along the Missouri River around Blair, Nebraska.

Flood stages at Arkansas CIty approached those of the flood (Kansas Water Resources Board, ). May - July The highest stages along the Arkansas River during occurred near Coolidge and at Garden City as the result of an intense storm on (table 1). At least three people have died after a "bomb cyclone" dumped rain on the frozen Plains late last week, causing record flooding from ice jams and snowmelt along the Missouri and Platte have been virtually obliterated, levees have failed and entire communities marooned.

The latest: Flood warnings remained in place Sunday evening across eastern Nebraska, parts of Iowa. Thunderstorms during produced significant rainfall and subsequent runoff that caused substantial flooding in eastern Nebraska and southeastern South Dakota.

The storms ocurred in rapid succession over the area, and the rain fell on ground that was near saturation from greater-than-normal precipitation during April and May.

Flooding ocurred in the Loup River, Blue River, Platte River. Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts announced this was "the most widespread flooding damage we've had in a half century."It is estimated that 2, people in Eastern Nebraska have been displaced --however.

Colorado, Wyoming & Nebraska Flood, May Nebraska Census Records - Index and Census Images., Veterans Schedules. Nebraska Census Nebraska State Census Nebraska State Gazetteer, Business. “But at Nebraska City, Brownville, and Rulo, they could be above flood stage all the way, potentially through October if not longer," Pearson said.

Those river levels, and therefore the flooding in Peru and other areas of southeast Nebraska, are dependent primarily on one thing. Flooding Impacts Tourist Attractions in Eastern Nebraska. by Allison Mollenkamp, NET News. A creek runs through the Valley View Golf Course in Fremont, Nebraska.

(Photo by Allison Mollenkamp, NET News) Listen to this story: Apa.m. Floods last month were made worse by the warm temperatures of spring melting large amounts of.