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Meteorological aspects of the Oahu flood of 19 April 1974

Thomas A. Schroeder

Meteorological aspects of the Oahu flood of 19 April 1974

by Thomas A. Schroeder

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Published by Water Resources Research Center, University of Hawaii in Honolulu .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Hawaii,
  • Oahu.
    • Subjects:
    • Rain and rainfall -- Hawaii -- Oahu.,
    • Floods -- Hawaii -- Oahu.,
    • Flood forecasting.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Thomas A. Schroeder.
      SeriesTechnical report - Water Resources Research Center ; no. 97, Technical report (University of Hawaii at Manoa. Water Resources Research Center) ;, no. 97.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC1 .H36 no. 97, QC925.1.U8 .H36 no. 97
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 62 p. :
      Number of Pages62
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5019884M
      LC Control Number76624094

      Hawaii News Now (KGMB/KHNL) is Hawaii's source for breaking news, severe weather forecasts and traffic updates. ESTIMATION OF MAGNITUDE AND FREQUENCY OF FLOODS FOR STREAMS ON THE ISLAND OF OAHU, HAWAII By Michael F. Wong U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Water-Resources Investigations Report Prepared in cooperation with the CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU, DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS Honolulu, Hawaii Cited by: 1.

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Author: Thomas A. Schroeder. AbstractOn 2 AprilOahu’s Ko‘olau Mountain Range endured more than 6 h of heavy rain with accompanying flash flooding along its northeast-facing slopes.

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