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Picture of a USGS water monitoring site at Dog River, Georgia during a flood.





USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.

There is a USGS Water Science Center office in each State. Washington Oregon California Idaho Nevada Montana Wyoming Utah Colorado Arizona New Mexico North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma Texas Minnesota Iowa Missouri Arkansas Louisiana Wisconsin Illinois Mississippi Michigan Indiana Ohio Kentucky Tennessee Alabama Pennsylvania West Virginia Georgia Florida Caribbean Alaska Hawaii New York Vermont New Hampshire Maine Massachusetts South Carolina North Carolina Rhode Island Virginia Connecticut New Jersey Maryland-Delaware-D.C.

Real-Time Community Flood Threat Mapping

On October 29, 2009, a coalition of scientists, community leaders, and emergency management officials met to pursue new ways to portray the threat of flooding to better warn people during flood events. This meeting, sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the NOAA-National Weather Service (NWS) had more than 80 attendees present either in person or via an online webinar. This group agreed to continue to move forward to the goal of Community Flood Threat Mapping in real-time for implementation at National Weather Service forecast locations throughout the Southeast United States. Documents and presentations from the meeting are available below.

A final agenda (Final agenda, in MS Word format.) of the October 29th meeting is available.

 Powerpoint presentations:

Subscribe to the Flood Risk Management (FRM) Newsletter

Find out about 100-year recurrence intervals and floodings. Find out about "100-year recurrence intervals and flooding".

Sample Inundation Web Page from Indiana

A larger version of this map is available.

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