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Flood of January 1982 in the San Francisco Bay area, California

J. C Blodgett

Flood of January 1982 in the San Francisco Bay area, California

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Published by Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, Books and Open-File Reports [distributor] in Sacramento, Calif, Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Floods -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area,
  • Streamflow -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby J.C. Blodgett and Edwin H. Chin ; prepared in cooperation with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    SeriesWater-resources investigations report / U.S. Geological Survey -- 88-4236, Water-resources investigations report -- 88-4236
    ContributionsUnited States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 46 p. :
    Number of Pages46
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13612017M

    nature of extreme storm. As an example the great storm of the San Francisco Bay area of January 4, covered a relatively small region but had year rainfalls at 15 stations. A clear view of severe rainstorms is clouded by vast array of rain records. Three rain records have come down to which are fairly continuous from


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Flood of January 1982 in the San Francisco Bay area, California by J. C Blodgett Download PDF EPUB FB2

FLOOD OF JANUARY IN THE SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIFORNIA By J.C. Blodgett1 and Edwin H. Chin2 ABSTRACT A major winter storm originating over the Pacific Ocean moved through central California in early January As much as 16 inches of rain fell in Marin County and 25 inches in the mountains bordering Santa Cruz County.

OnlyCited by: 1. Flood of January in the San Francisco Bay area, California [J. Blodgett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Landslides, Floods, and Marine Effects of the Storm of January, in the San Francisco Bay Region, California Edited by Stephen D. Ellen and Gerald F. Wieczorek Wreckage of a house sits atop the Spreckles Drive Bridge across Aptos Creek.

Timber in foreground was part of foundation for another house that was totally destroyed. Much of the San Francisco area is already in a flash flood watch and Northern California is expected to receive upwards of 12 inches of rain and between feet of snow (head over here for more.

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