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Flash Floods

Flash Floods

Introduction

Use the resources on The Ups and Downs of River Flooding student esheet to help you research an example of a flash flood. Use the questions on this sheet to help guide you in your research. Then you should prepare a brief report on your flash flood that can be illustrated with maps, photos or drawings, and bulleted points.


Name of Flash Flood: _____________________________________________________

How much rain was involved? Over what period of time?

 

 

Are records available for how much the river or stream rose beyond its banks?

 

 

What kinds of loss of life or property were involved?

 

 

How long did recovery take, and what were the costs?

 

 

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