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Floods of July 19-20, 1977 in the Johnstown area, western Pennsylvania

Stan A. Brua

Floods of July 19-20, 1977 in the Johnstown area, western Pennsylvania

by Stan A. Brua

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Published by The Survey in Harrisburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods -- Pennsylvania -- Johnstown.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Stan A. Brua ; prepared in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Resources and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District ; United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey.
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 78-963., Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 78-963.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.), Pennsylvania. Dept. of Environmental Resources., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Pittsburgh District.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 62 p. :
    Number of Pages62
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17123801M

    In a report was published by an ASCE committee to investigate the cause of the Johnstown flood of They concluded that changes made to the dam by the South Fork Fishing and Hunting Club did not cause the disaster because the embankment would have been overflowed and breached if the changes were not made. We dispute that conclusion based on hydraulic analyses of the dam as originally. 26 July Flood. Flash flood From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to: navigation, search Driving through a flash-flooded road Nepal Monsoon A flash flood after a thunderstorm in the Gobi, Mongolia A flash flood is a rapid flooding of geomorphic low-lying areas: washes, rivers, dry lakes and basins. It may be caused by heavy rain associated.

    pp / pomeroy, j. / storm-induced debris avalanching and related phenomena in the johnstown area, pennsylvania, with references to other studies in the appalachians, , pb, 24 pages, 16 figs., $ 8 pp / whitmore, f. c., jr. and williams, m. e., ed. / resources for the twenty-first century – proceedings of the international. Full text of "Selected water resources abstracts" See other formats.

    The destructive flash floods of June , , in southwestern South Dakota (Schwarz and others, ) and July August 1, , in central Colorado (McCain and others, ) were floods caused by intense precipitation that was enhanced by orographic lifting. area near Asheville, North Carolina, during a November 3–5, storm, but they do not report specifi c durations associated with these rates. Wieczorek et al. (


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Floods of July 19-20, 1977 in the Johnstown area, western Pennsylvania by Stan A. Brua Download PDF EPUB FB2

Buy Floods of Julyin the Johnstown area, western Pennsylvania (Open-file report) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified ordersAuthor: Stan A Brua. Get this from a library. Floods of Julyin the Johnstown area, western Pennsylvania.

[Stan A Brua; Pennsylvania. Department of Environmental Resources.; United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.

Pittsburgh District.; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. Widespread thunderstorms associated with two major squall lines, moved across Pennsylvania between the afternoon of July 19 and morning of J The western part of outflow boundary produced by the second line became almost stationary in western Pennsylvania and resulted in 6 to 9 hours of nearly continuous thunderstorms.

More than 6 inches of rain fell over a square-mile area. Johnstown-Western Pennsylvania Storm and Floods of July(Classic Reprint) [Hoxit, L. R.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Johnstown-Western Pennsylvania Storm and Floods of July(Classic Reprint)2/5(1).

Full text of "Johnstown-western Pennsylvania storm and floods of July" See other formats. Johnstown-Western Pennsylvania Storms and Floods of Julyby Ray L Hoxit,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. A flash flood hits Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on this day inkilling 84 people and causing millions of dollars in damages.

This flood came 88 years after the infamous Great Flood of. Johnstown-western Pennsylvania storm and floods of Julyby Hoxit L.R., Maddox R.A., et al. Publication date Collection clemson; americana Digitizing sponsor LYRASIS Members and Sloan Foundation Contributor Water Resources Division Language English.

Johnstown is a city in Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States, 43 miles (69 km) west-southwest of Altoona and 67 miles ( km) east of population at the census and estimated to be 20, in It is the principal city of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Cambria y: United States.

Johnstown-Western Pennsylvania Storms and Floods of JulyUsgs Professional Paper ().pdf writen by Ray L Hoxit: Widespread thunderstorms associated with two major squall lines, moved across Pennsylvania between the afternoon of.

- Explore rosepalusko's board "Johnstown Flood " on Pinterest. See more ideas about Johnstown flood, Johnstown pennsylvania and Pennsylvania history pins. Jun 3, - Explore hawk's board "Johnstown Pa Floods and more ", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Johnstown flood, Pennsylvania history and Johnstown pennsylvania pins. Floods have been a frequent occurrence in Johnstown as long as history has been recorded there, floods have been part of those records.

The three remembered most happened onwhen at least 2, people died, the St. Patrick's Day flood ofin which almost two dozen people died, and a third devastating flood on July Johnstown then experienced another deadly flood on July, when localized but intense nighttime thunderstorms dumped close to 12” of rain in the area.

Johnstown-western Pennsylvania storm and floods of July/ ([Reston, Va.?]: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey ; Alexandria, VA: For sale by the Distribution Branch, U.S. Geological Survey, ), by Lee R. Hoxit, United States.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and Geological Survey (U.S.) (page images at. - Johnstown-Western Pennsylvania Storm and Floods of July- Cambria Iron Works Study of Alternatives - The Character of a Steel Mill City.

Johnstown, Pennsylvania, has long been associated with flooding due to major floods in, and The most famous of these floods, the Johnstown Flood ofled to more than deaths and was the result of the catastrophic collapse of the South Fork Dam.

Evaluation of agricultural best-management practices in the Conestoga River Headwaters, Pennsylvania: description and water quality of the Little Conestoga Creek Headwaters prior to the implementation of nutrient management by David K Fishel (Book) 3 editions published in in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

pp / pomeroy, j. / storm-induced debris avalanching and related phenomena in the johnstown area, pennsylvania, with references to other studies in the appalachians,pb, 24 pages, 16 figs., $ 8.

Very large runoff events have been documented for the Little Conemaugh River, the largest being the historic flood of J with a peak discharge of ∼40, cfs at East Conemaugh.

In a km 2 area north and east of Johnstown, rainfall Cited by: 6. The infamous Johnstown, Pennsylvania flash flood of 19–20 July was produced by such a system.

Thunderstorms forming in northwestern Pennsylvania moved southeastward, only to be replaced by newly formed thunderstorms, a process that went on for several hours. J The Conemaugh River forms at Johnstown from its tributaries, the Stonycreek River and the Little Conemaugh.

From Wikipedia - Johnstown Flood "Floods have continued to be a concern for Johnstown. Johnstown has experienced additional major flooding in subsequent years, including, and Historically significant floods. Ina dam break in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, resulted in the worst flash flood in the history of the United States.

A wall of water 36 to 40 feet (11 to 12 meters) tall overwhelmed the town, killing over 2, people. A second flash flood hit Johnstown inin which seventy-seven people lost their lives.