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Kansas-Missouri floods of June-July 1951

United States. Hydrologic Services Division.

Kansas-Missouri floods of June-July 1951

by United States. Hydrologic Services Division.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Weather Bureau in Kansas City, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods -- Kansas -- 1951,
  • Floods -- Missouri -- 1951

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Hydrologic Services Division, U.S. Department of Commerce, Weather Bureau.
    SeriesTechnical paper -- no. 17, Technical paper (United States. Weather Bureau) -- no. 17.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 105 p. :
    Number of Pages105
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22968424M
    OCLC/WorldCa11204006

    New Flood Warning Maps for Kansas and Missouri 26 February, by Richard Davies in Flood Protection, USA A new interactive flood map introduced by the U.S. Geological Survey, will help emergency managers from national, state and local agencies make quick decisions about when and how to evacuate residents threatened by rising floodwaters. Kansas-Missouri floods of June-July Generalized estimates of probable maximum precipitation and rainfall-frequency data for Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands. Points for which probable maximum precipitation and rainfall-frequency data.

      These 10 Photos Show The Devastation Of Kansas’ Worst Flood In Decades. If you’re here, you know all about the severe weather we’ve been suffering through. All along the Arkansas river and throughout our various lakes, flooding is impacting local travel, homes, and recreation. Similar Items. Kansas-Missouri floods of July Published: () Kansas-Missouri floods of July / Published: () Kansas Citys, Missouri and Kansas flood risk management project: communication from the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Civil Works, Department of Defense, transmitting the Kansas Citys, Missouri and Kansas flood risk management project report for May

    Kansas-Missouri floods of June-July *No. Measurements of diffuse solar radiation at Blue Hill Observatory. Washington, D.C. No. Mean number of thunderstorm days in the United States. CHARACTERISTICS OF THE HURRICANE STORM SURGE D. LEE HARRIS U.S. Weather Bureau, Washington, D.C. Part One General Discussion 1. flood in northeast Kansas Here are twelve photographs, possibly used to illustrate a publication, showing the flood in the towns of Topeka, Lecompton, Lawrence, and Perry. Date:


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Kansas-Missouri floods of June-July 1951 by United States. Hydrologic Services Division. Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Flood Of Greater Kansas City: A Picture Review. Graddy, Jo Anne Kansas - Missouri Floods of June - July (U. Department of Commerce, Weather Bureau Technical Paper No.

17). Kansas - Missouri Floods of July (United States Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper ). Get this from a library. Kansas - Missouri floods of June - July [United States. Hydrologic Services Division.] -- The purpose of this report is to compile and record the basic hydrometeorological data for the great Kansas-Missouri floods of June-July This type of information is essential in the planning of.

This book has many pictures, as well as much info about the flood. Aside from the KC flood, this flood was the worst, and this book really tells a good written version of what happened J I do reccommend it.

Read more. One person found this helpful. Helpful.5/5(4). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Geological Survey (U.S.).

Water Resources Division. Kansas-Missouri floods of July Washington: U.S. Dept. of the. Description: 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall This is collection of photographs taken during the flood of July, in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Kaw River flooded and where it met the Missouri River overflowed its banks. These 50 black-and-white photographs show the 11 square miles of Author: Warner Untersee. means it’s official. Federal government websites often end Before sharing sensitive information, make sure you’re on a federal government site.

Flood of J has been called by some Black Friday. Kansas-Missouri floods of June-July 1951 book It was on this day that one of the most costly floods in Kansas’ history swept down the Kansas River valley into the Missouri River basin. The Kansas River valley had flooded before but not with this magnitude and damage.

During the period of Julysome areas in the Kansas River basin received inches of rain. In mid-Julyheavy rains led to a great rise of water in the Kansas River and other surrounding areas of the central United States.

Flooding occurred in the Kansas, Neosho, Marais Des Cygnes, and Verdigris river basins. The damage in June and July across eastern Kansas and Missouri exceeded $ million. The flooding killed 17 people and displacedmore. Flood Reunion Facebook The total count came to 17 lives lost, and the effects of the flood displacedothers.

Imagine seeing your whole city drowning, where there were homes and businesses almost completely underwater. 1, acres in Kansas were reported as flooded, all along our main rivers. Flood Description Aerial view of flooded area in the West Bottoms looking northeast from near 9th and Wyoming; shows 8th Street Tunnel entrance and downtown Kansas City.

Picture album: Kansas City, Kansas, flood Summary General high views; flooded railroad yards; isolated and bewildered animals; stranded trains; businessmen in temporary quarters at the Chamber of Commerce; interior views of devastated factories; ruined homes; rescue workers; etc.

Flood Disaster: Kansas City - Paperback – January 1, See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" — — $ Unknown Binding "Please retry" Manufacturer: Warner Studio.

In all, the floods of June - July are estimated to have caused property damage totaling $, ( billion in today’s dollars). people,in Kansas andin Missouri, were displaced from their homes and cities and.

Get this from a library. Kansas-Missouri floods of July [Geological Survey (U.S.). Water Resources Division,; Geological Survey (U.S.),]. The Northeast Kansas Flood of - 65th Anniversary.

The Kansas River flooding overrunning Topeka. homes and businesses. (J ) (Photo courtesy of Topeka Capital-Journal.) This July of marks the 65th anniversary of the great flood of which killed 24 people and caused thousands to abandon their homes, schools and businesses. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kansas-Missouri floods of July Washington, D.C.: U.S.

Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 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.

Significant Kansas Floods + Flood of + Flood of The historic flood of affected the Missouri, Kansas, and lower Republican River Basins.

The flooding along the Kansas River during May was the greatest since A total of 57 people died, 38 of those were in Topeka. stations in Stations with the highest flow recorded during floods are shown in red. Rainfall totals from U.S. Geological Survey (, p. of the region (Flora, ). Other significant floods on the Kansas River occurred in and These floods, like the flood, occurred after the flood.

FLOOD DISASTER Kansas City Published by Warner Studio. Brochure has wear on cover and small tear on right side, slight bend on lower right corner. Inside of brochure is in very good condition. This is the Story of the Flood of July, !Seller Rating: % positive.

FLOOD TOLL GROWING IN KANSAS, MISSOURI. See the article in its original context from J -- Twelve persons are known to have lost their lives in the MissouriKansas floods thus.During the summer ofheavy rainfall in the Kansas River basin caused extensive flooding. Some areas received 16 inches of rain from July As the crest of the floodwaters rapidly moved down the Kansas (also called the Kaw) River, the cities of Manhattan, Topeka .A page illustrated booklet entitled Kansas-Missouri Floods of June-July was recently published by the Weather Bureau, U.

S. Department of Commerce. Compiled under the direction of F. W. Reichelderfer, chief, U. S. Weather Bureau, the booklet is a record of the basic hydrometeorological data of the flood.