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Floods of October 1977 in southern Arizona and March 1978 in central Arizona

B. N. Aldridge

Floods of October 1977 in southern Arizona and March 1978 in central Arizona

by B. N. Aldridge

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Distribution Branch, U.S. Geological Survey in [Washington], Alexandria, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Arizona.
    • Subjects:
    • Floods -- Arizona.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby B.N. Aldridge and J.H. Eychaner.
      SeriesU.S. Geological Survey water-supply paper ;, 2223
      ContributionsEychaner, James H., United States. Bureau of Reclamation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB1399.4.A6 A4 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 143 p. :
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2815954M
      LC Control Number83600244

        The mid s drought ended in floods in south central Arizona in Tropical storms also result in flooding, e.g. Tropical Storm Octave, September–October, There are strong teleconnections between droughts and wet periods in Arizona and ENSO: droughts associated with La Niña and wet periods mostly related to El Niño. Drought in Cited by:   The airbase sighting is among those listed in Project Blue Book, the air force’s infamous, top-secret UFO study, which compi sightings across the nation from to Author: Shanna Hogan.

        Hurricane/Tropical storm Norbert directly hit the Phoenix valley and broke the record of the most rain with 3 inches. The pictures toward the end are . Return Periods of Precipitation in Southern California and Arizona by Charles Pyke 3. DOWNSTREAM RIVER FLOODING Hydrology of the Floods of March Through February in the Phoenix Area, Arizona by B. N. Aldridge Floods of and in California by Kenneth L. Wahl, John R. Crippen, and James M. Knott.

      Description of Floods Southern Arizona The floods in southern Arizona began on September 4, when heavy rains near the town of Sasabe on the Mexican border caused flooding in the Los Robles Wash drainage basin. In the upper part of the basin at Altar Wash near Three Points (fig. 4, No. 56) the flood destroyed the State high­File Size: KB. The Johnstown flood was a signature event in Pennsylvania history, but the Walnut Grove failure is barely mentioned, if at all, in Arizona history books. The latter, however, made an impact in the Territory. Many of the famous—Brodie, Wittmann, O’Neill, Powell—played roles either before or after the flood. The flood may have preventedFile Size: 4MB.


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Floods of October 1977 in southern Arizona and March 1978 in central Arizona by B. N. Aldridge Download PDF EPUB FB2

As much as 14 inches of rain fell in southern Arizona and northern Mexico during October, and caused the highest discharge since in the Santa Cruz River at Tucson. The flood caused $ million in damage along the Santa Cruz, San Pedro, and Gila Rivers.

Locations of discharge-measuring sites, snow courses, and precipitation stations in Arizona for floods of October and March --Plate 2. Area inundated by Santa Cruz River and major tributaries from State Route 82 near Nogales, Ariz., to San Xavier Indian Reservation near Sahuarita, Ariz., October-- Plate 3.

Get this from a library. Floods of October in southern Arizona and March in central Arizona. [B N Aldridge; James H Eychaner; United States.

Bureau of. Between October and Februaryseven regional floods affected nearly all the people of Arizona. Five of the floods had recurrence intervals of at least 25 years in some part of the State. Many areas were affected by several of the floods, and Phoenix received Federal flood disaster assistance funds three times within 24 months.

The flood of December caused 12 deaths and caused damage that was probably in excess of $ million in Arizona and west-central New Mexico. Damage was estimated to be $ million in Maricopa County, Arizona.

Severe Flooding Washed Out Bridges All Over Arizona. Posted on July 3, by stevengoddard. Century Flood Washed Out I Through Phoenix → 1 Response to Severe Flooding Washed Out Bridges All Over Arizona. Pingback: 24 Hours of Climate Reality: Gore-a.

Flood kills In the first weekend of October14 people were killed due to flooding as the remnants of a tropical storm brought rain to the : Bree Burkitt. Flood of October in Southern Maine. Floods of March in Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, and Illinois.

Floods in Kansas City, Missouri and Vicinity, AugustFloods of February in Southern California and Central Arizona. Floods of May in Southeastern Montana and Northeastern Wyoming. Bill Bond carries second grader Jennifer Waitz across flooded walkways at Orangewood School at 19th and Orangewood avenues in Phoenix on March 6, Heavy rains and snow melt from El Nino-related storms proved too much for existing infrastructure around Phoenix and Arizona in the s.

Weather history for places in Arizona. It was a busy time for a fledgling flood control agency. During the year period from July 1, to July 1, the Tucson area experienced six presidential-declared flood disasters: OctoberMarchDecemberOctoberJulyand January +Spring Flood of (February March 3) The historic flood of affected the Missouri, Arizona, and lower Republican River Basins.

The flooding along the Arizona River during May was the greatest since A total of 57 people died, 38 of those were in Topeka. Following the floods of and in southern California and Arizona a symposium was convened at the California Institute of Technology in September to document the significant events of these floods and to exchange information and evaluations.

The symposium laid the groundwork for a volume of proceedings, which serves as a compact permanent source of information on these floods for. Floods of November to March in Arizona and west-central New Mexico on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Floods of November to March in Arizona and west-central New MexicoManufacturer: U.S.

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This book was digitized and reprinted from the collections of the University of California Libraries. It was produced from digital images created through the libraries’ mass digitization efforts. Atmospheric circulation during severe winter and tropical cyclone floods. (A) Composite anomaly map of mbar heights (in meters) assicaiated with winter floods on rivers in central Arizona; based on 8 cases from (B) Same as (A) for tropical cyclones assiciated with floods on rivers in central and southern Arizona; based on 7 cases.

Arizona is overall in games decided by five points or less. The Wildcats are likely to be tested again, whether its this weekend against USC and UCLA, in the Pac Tournament or in March. The Pacific hurricane season was an inactive season, with the first cyclone forming on May 26 and the final system dissipating on October Only eight named storms were documented throughout the storms: 8 (record low, tied with ).

The floods of November to March ongmated mamly m the mountamous area of central Anzona and west-central New Mexico and m scattered mountam ranges of southern Anzona (pl. The mountamous area IS dramed by the Little Colorado and Gila Rtvers, whtch flow Cited by: 7. Tropical Storm Octave was considered the worst tropical cyclone in the history of origins of Tropical Storm Octave were from a tropical disturbance that formed south of the Gulf of Tehuantepec on Septem Steered by a deep layer high over Mexico, the disturbance moved west for four days before becoming a tropical depression on September 27 off the southwest coast of t winds: 1-minute sustained: 50 mph (85 km/h).

Volume 14 NO.2 Eorrh Sciences andMineral P-esourcesin Arizona Summer by H. Wesley Peirce and Peter L. Kresan::lJoinft Q1jhat crJomes @/Vaturatly " Figure 1. Raging waters of the brimful Santa Cruz River. Looking upstream to the south from Size: 1MB.Climate variability (dry cycles to wet cycles) and land-use change play a significant role, but there is a large amount of uncertainty around the flood quantile estimates (the value of discharge corresponding to the year flood), particularly if there isn’t a long record of observed data at a stream location.I find the history of Tucson fascinating, and enjoy leading our Southern Arizona Guide Tucson History & Libation Tour one Sunday a month.

It is much easier to get my mind around all that has happened here over the past many centuries when I can put it all into context. For me, the simplest and most effective context is a chronological timeline.