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Black Hills-Rapid City flood of June 9-10, 1972

Black Hills-Rapid City flood of June 9-10, 1972

a description of the storm and flood

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Rapid City (S.D.),
  • Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.),
  • South Dakota,
  • Rapid City.
    • Subjects:
    • Floods -- Black Hills (S.D. and Wyo.),
    • Floods -- South Dakota -- Rapid City.,
    • Rapid City (S.D.) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Francis K. Schwarz ... [et al.] ; report prepared jointly by the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
      SeriesGeological Survey professional paper ; 877, Geological Survey professional paper ;, 877.
      ContributionsSchwarz, Francis K., Geological Survey (U.S.), United States. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGB1225.S8 B52
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 47 p. :
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5065620M
      LC Control Number74032079

        In , a Corps review concluded that no structural measures could be economically justified in the basin. That report was under review by the Missouri River Division when the June flood occurred. The Division Engineer returned the report and asked that the Omaha District reevaluate the findings considering the effects of the June flood.   Black Hills Harley Davidson Rapid City 2 - Duration: Arturo Meuniot Recommended for you. A Family tragedy; Rapid City flood - .

        Rapid City Flash Flood Of June 9, Forty years ago this past Saturday, a destructive flash flood struck Rapid City, South Dakota, after torrential rains fell over the Black Hills region during the afternoon and : Bob Maddox. Rapid City (Lakota: Mni Lúzahaŋ Otȟúŋwahe; "Swift Water City") is the second most populous city in South Dakota in the US and the county seat of Pennington County. Named after Rapid Creek, where the settlement developed, it is in the western part of the state, located on the eastern slope of the Black Hills mountain range. The population as of the y: United States.

      A flash flood in the summer of led to devastation throughout Rapid City, SD, causing the deaths of over people and billions of dollars in damages. Cars piled up at East Blvd. after the ble Resource(s): The Rapid City Flood June 9, A Unique Picture Magazine Providing a Graphic Account of Rapid City’s Most Unforgettable Moment:* Contact Carrie Van Buren, the.   The flash flood that hit Rapid City, S.D., on June 9, , was one of the worst floods in U.S. history. It killed people and damaged or washed away more than 1, homes.


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Black Hills-Rapid City flood of June 9-10, 1972 Download PDF EPUB FB2

On June 9,an almost stationary group of thunderstorms formed over the eastern Black Hills of South Dakota near Rapid City and produced record amounts of rainfall and flood discharges. Nearly 15 inches of rain fell in about 6 hours near Nemo, S.

Dak., and more than 10 inches of rain fell over a square-mile area. Black Hills Flood of June 9, A Comprehensive Study Paperback – January 1, by None (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" Author: None.

The Black Hills-Rapid City Flood Revisited On June, extremely heavy rains over the eastern Black Hills of South Dakota produced record floods on Rapid Creek and other streams in the area. Nearly 15 inches of rain fell in about 6 hours near Nemo, and more than 10 inches of rain fell over an area of 60 square miles.

Get this from a library. The Black Hills-Rapid City flood of June[Francis K Schwarz;]. The floods of June, covered a relatively small area of the eastern hills, extending from Sturgis on the north to Hermosa on the south and the west to Pactola Dam.

THe area is mountainous with very steep heavily wooded slopes. Channels are shallow and generally are confined in narrow, winding canyons. Black Hills-Rapid City flood of Junea description of the storm and flood vi, 47 p. (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Francis K Schwarz; Geological Survey (U.S.),; United States.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This is a collection of historic documents of the devastating flood on June 9, in Rapid City, South Dakota.

The book includes reports of the civil defense headquarters, the police chief of Rapid City Tom Hennies, the American Red Cross, Dr. Coolidge, different mortuaries, a list of flood victims, various maps, drawings, graphs, statistics and all this supported by many photographs.5/5(1).

The Flood devastated Rapid City and surrounding communities. More than ten inches of rain fell in just over six hours on June 9, Rapid Creek and several other Black Hills streams overflowed their banks. The failure of the dam at Canyon Lake sent water rushing through Rapid City.

itatonatselectedstations(fromJanuary1,),DriortotheJune9, BlackHillsstormandflood,incomparisonwithaverage Sturgis ExperimentForest Pactola Rapid I nches January 03k February 1 01 76 31 k] March 1 32 1 07 67 52 Apri 1 k 1 1 22k 2k5 May k2k June 13 93 3k SumthroughMay Long Cited by: 3.

The Rapid City Flood june 9, Paperback – January 1, by C.F. Boone (Author), Photos (Illustrator) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price # 1 Best Seller in African-American & Black 5/5(1). On the evening of June 9,heavy thunderstorms caused devastating flash flooding throughout Rapid City and the eastern foothills of the Black Hills—destroying homes, vehicles, businesses, and bridges, and claiming lives.

Here is information about flood safety. On June, extremely heavy rains over the eastern Black Hills of South Dakota produced record floods on Rapid Creek and other streams in the area. Nearly 15 inches of rain fell in about 6 hours near Nemo, and more than 10 inches of rain fell over an area of 60 square miles.

IN HISTORY: June 9 Marks 45th Anniversary of Rapid City and Black Hills Flood Forty-five years ago on June 9,torrential rains caused the Canyon Lake Dam to fail and sent water rushing through Rapid CIty. More than ten inches of rainfall over six hours had caused Rapid Creek and several other streams to overflow their banks.

at about p.m. on June 9,a surge of water was sent into urban Rapid City. the peak flows moved into less-steep terrain, the flows spread out over a wide area, and much of the waterFile Size: 5MB. Rapid City – Black Hills Flood Those of us who lived through that horrible night will never forget—and we hope that others will be prompted to remember the date of June 9, The morning of June 9th dawned with a humid and foggy haze covering much of the eastern Black.

" Black Hills--Rapid City flood of Junea description of the storm and flood "Author: F.K. Schwarz, L.A. Hughes, E.M. Hansen, Petersen, D.B. Kelly. The 39th anniversary of the Rapid City flood recently passed, but the memories of those who survived the rampaging waters are still very vivid and sodden with pain.

June marked the 39th. Strong easterly flow of low-level moist air over the eastern slopes of the Black Hills on June generated a storm system that produced a flash flood, devastating the area. The Black Hills Flood ofalso known as the Rapid City Flood, was one of the most detrimental floods in the history of South took place on June 9–10, in the Black Hills of.

The Friday afternoon of June 9, was the beginning of a tragedy for Rapid City, South Dakota along the eastern slopes of the Black Hills mountain range.

Scattered showers from the previous days had left the ground saturated while a low-level air mass flowing from the east forced moist air up the 7, foot-high mountain slopes.

On June 8th,life went on as normal in Rapid City. It had been a pretty rainy season prior to that but nothing out of the ordinary. No one was suspecting of anything to happen in the next few days. It was just a nice early summer day. On June 9th,it rained for six hours straight.The best known example is the thunderstorm that developed over the Black Hills on June, which produced a large flood on Rapid Creek and several other drainages causing extensive damage in Rapid City and Keystone and at least deaths.

The summer edition of South Dakota History will feature the Rapid City flood of The book is available for purchase by calling