Floods of April-May, 1958 in Louisiana and adjacent states
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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Floods -- Louisiana.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementby Rufus P. Smith ; prepared in cooperation with the States of Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Texas, and with agencies of the Federal Government.
SeriesGeological Survey water-supply paper -- 1660-A, Floods of 1958
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 149 p. :
Number of Pages149
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22967178M

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Floods of April-May, in Louisiana and adjacent states Water Supply Paper A By: R.P. Smith. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Smith, Rufus P. Floods of April-May, in Louisiana and adjacent states. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of the. The storms and floods of April-May in Louisiana and adjacent States outranked all other floods in the United States during with respect to intensity of rain over a large area, number of streams having maximum discharge of record, rare occurrence of peaks, and great amount (\$21 million) of . The storms and floods of April-May in Louisiana and adjacent States out­ ranked all other floods in the United States during with respect to intensity of rain over a large area, number of streams having maximum discharge of record, rare occurrence of peaks, and great amount ($21 million) of resultant damage.

Summary not available for this title. Record Details Catalog Search. Floods of April-June in Louisiana and adjacent states Water Supply Paper C By: J.V.B. Wells. Floods of April in southern Mississippi and adjacent areas.. __ 84 Floods of May in Colorado and New Mexico - ___-__-_-___--_ 93 Floods of May in southwestern Louisiana._____ 95 Floods of June 25 in Chugwater Creek, Wyo_____ 99 Floods of June 26 in southwestern North Dakota_____ Floods of June in North Platte River. USA – Flash Floods in New Orleans, Louisiana Declares State of Emergency as Possible Hurricane Looms 11 July, Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency on 10 July, , in preparation for an oncoming tropical storm.

Deaths: flood-related deaths in several states Impacts: Over , homeless in several states Costs: Property damage was estimated at over $ million dollars ( dollars), equivalent to over $5 billion dollars today. The Great Mississippi Flood of was the most destructive flood in U.S. history. This flood extended across Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Kentucky, Texas, Oklahoma. Get this from a library! Floods of April-June in Louisiana and adjacent states. [J V B Wells; Geological Survey (U.S.),; Louisiana.; Mississippi.; Texas.]. Get this from a library! Floods of April-June in Louisiana and adjacent states. [J V B Wells; Geological Survey (U.S.); United States. Department of the Interior.;].   The state is prone to bursts of extreme weather; thousands of acres of Louisiana were flooded in to divert water from the flooded Mississippi River and .