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Report to administrator, NOAA, on Buffalo Creek (West Virginia) disaster Febryary 26, 1972
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    1972
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Report to administrator, NOAA, on Buffalo Creek (West Virginia) disaster Febryary 26, 1972
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  • Corporate Authors:
    United States, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,
  • Description:
    Preface -- Executive summary -- Chapter I. Teh event and its impact -- Chapter II. NOAA preparedness action, information, and warning -- Chapter III. Data collection and communication -- Chapter IV. Users response ans service benefits -- Table I. QPF verification-areal -- Table II. QPF verification-point values -- Table III. Substations near Buffalo Creek -- Table IV. Summary of interviews -- Figure 1. Road map-southewestern West Virginia -- Figure 2. Total rainfall-February 24, 25, and 26, 1972.

    "At the request of the Administrator, a NOAA disaster survey team was formed to investigate the Buffalo Creek (West Virginia) Disaster of February 26, 1972. The team was charged with reviewing the natural hazards warning system and the performance of all elements of NOAA who participated in providing data for the warning service. This document is a report by the team on their findings and their recommendations on the deficiencies that were evident"--Preface.

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