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Factors contributing to the 1953 floods in the vicinity of Great Falls, Montana

by C. Allan Friedrich

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Published by Northern Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Missoula, Mont .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Flood forecasting,
  • Flood control

  • Edition Notes

    StatementC. Allan Friedrich
    SeriesResearch note / Northern Rocky Mountain Forest & Range Experiment Station -- no. 122, Research note (Northern Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Missoula, Mont.)) -- no. 122.
    ContributionsNorthern Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Missoula, Mont.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26198804M
    OCLC/WorldCa262697745

      Flood Watch tonight as more rain approaches. The Potomac River peaked just over flood stage at Great Falls on Tuesday at 2 p.m. When I arrived at Great Falls National Park Tuesday afternoon, the parking lot was over half full and a steady stream of . Great Falls, city, seat () of Cascade county, west-central Montana, lies along the Missouri River, near the falls (96 feet [29 metres] high) for which it was the explorers Meriwether Lewis and William Clark observed the falls and nearby Giant Springs, one of the world’s largest freshwater springs. First settled in , the community was sustained with the arrival in.

    PROFILE SURVEYS OF MISSOURI RIVER FROM GREAT FALLS TO THREE FORKS, MONTANA. Prepared under the direction of E. B. MARSHALL, Chief Geographer. GENERAL FEATURES OF MISSOURI RIVER BASIN. Missouri Eiver and its innumerable tributaries drain an immense area in the northern and western parts of the United States. The. The median home cost in Great Falls is $, Home appreciation the last 10 years has been %. Check out the homes in the area. SCHOOLS Great Falls public schools spend $8, per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12, There are about students per teacher in Great Falls. More Education.

      Last map update: 08/16/ at pm MDT 08/17/ at UTC What is UTC time? Map Help. Disclaimer. The “Black Eagle Dam” – Built in Across the Missouri river nothing remains of the foot-high “Big Stack” that dominated the Great Falls skyline and economy for more than 80 years (). The popular central Montana landmark was removed in All the numerous industrial buildings that dotted the hillside above “Black Eagle Dam” were gone by


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Factors contributing to the 1953 floods in the vicinity of Great Falls, Montana by C. Allan Friedrich Download PDF EPUB FB2

A combination of soil-priming rains, mountain snowmelt, and intense, widespread rains of early June produced a flood that ranks high in its scope, magnitude, and destruction among the known floods of the Missouri River basin and tributaries in a large part of : J.V.B.

Wells. Great Falls experienced considerable flooding. June 7, the Missouri River reached the highest stage recorded in the previous 52 years. Montana’s Acting Governor, Ernest T.

Eaton, proclaimed western Montana a disaster area Friday, June 4, stating “Unprecedented flood conditions now exist in the drainage areas at the headwaters of the. Floods during which known damages occurred on the Sun River at Great Falls occurred in, and At frequent inter- vals heavy local rains cause shallow flooding from storm runoff from the hills north of the study reach.

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10 TABLE I HISTORIC FLOOD PEAK DISCHARGES MISSOURI RIVER NEAR GREAT FALLS Maximum Discharge C.F.S. Date, Year Black Eagle Morony Dam 7 JuneJune 57, 6 June 51, 4 June 62, 10 June 76,* 72,* ^Majority of flow from Sun River FLOOD DESCRIPTIONS May and June - Snowmelt and heavy rains in May and.

Civic Center #2 Park Drive South, Room Great Falls, Montana () Flooding in Cascade County. Floodwaters can cover much of the county and are very dangerous.

Even though floods may appear to move slowly (3 feet per second), a flood two feet deep can knock a man off his feet and float a car. Your property may be high enough that it has not flooded in the past. However, it can still be at risk for future flooding.

Preliminary Montana Flood Maps New and Preliminary Montana Flood Maps provide the public an early look at a home or community’s projected risk to flood hazards. This page is for homeowners who want to understand how their current effective Flood Map may change when the preliminary FEMA maps becomes effective.

Prior toserious flooding had occurred in, and But as John Fassler writes in the book "Montana Weather," the intensity of a. Flood crest on Ma at Overlook 1.

National Park Service. What causes the floods at Great Falls. Floods occur after a major event upstream in the Potomac's watershed, such as heavy rain, a rapid snowmelt, or remnants of a hurricane. O square miles of land drain into the Potomac, including the Shenandoah River.

The area that is now Great Falls was documented well during the Corps of Discovery because of the amazing falls on the Missouri River that caused the expedition to portage around them. The tenacity of the 32 men, and 1 woman, Sacajawea, is a cornerstone to our history in Great Falls, and displayed at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center.

Montana Flooding: Warning issued for Great Falls area as Missouri River floods. The Missouri River is predicted to reach as high as 17 feet—matching the historic crest from Print book: National government publication: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects: Flood insurance -- Montana -- Great Falls. # Flood insurance--Montana--Great Falls\/span> \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 schema. The storm triggered flash flooding on the streets of Great Falls, leaving vehicles stalled and drivers stranded. People were also seen getting out of their vehicles, trudging through knee-high.

Great Falls, MT earthquake index isranked # in Montana. The historical Great Falls volcano and tornado information also included. This page uses frames, but your browser doesn't support them. Flooding in Great Falls Montana 2 - Duration: mouseinthefalls 3, views.

Flooding update for Great Falls area (Thursday evening) - Duration: KRTV NEWS 1, views. Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. The census estimate put the population at 58, The population at the is the principal city of the Great Falls, Montana Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Cascade County and has a population of 82, Great Falls was the largest city in Montana from.

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Home for nea residents, Great Falls is the county seat of Cascade County and the core of a county trade area that utilizes the community as their basecamp for entertainment, health care, and shopping. Great Falls is the 3rd largest city in Montana and named after one of.

Jp.m. Numerous Flood Warnings have been issued throughout western Montana. Major flooding is expected along the Missouri River between Cascade and Great Falls, including Great Falls. The Dearborn River is at historic high level and the Sun River is also at flood stage.Flood Statement Please Note Report Date ***** Note: Be sure to pay close attention to the date and time of each warning.

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