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Occurrence and distribution of flash floods in the Western Region
  • Published Date:
    1979
Filetype[PDF - 2.63 MB]


Details:
  • Corporate Authors:
    United States, National Weather Service., Western Region,
  • Series:
    NOAA technical memorandum NWS WR ; 147
  • Document Type:
  • Description:
    "Given the right meteorological conditions, a flash flood can occur almost anywhere in the Western Region. However, some areas are much more susceptible to flash floods than others. Of the eight states making up the Western Region, the two states reporting the greatest number of flash floods are Utah and Arizona. Nevada undoubtedly also has a high number of flash floods; however, they probably go unobserved because of the low population density"--Introduction

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