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The Flood of June 1998 in Massachusetts and Rhode Island

Fact Sheet 110-98

Prepared in cooperation with the Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Weather Service (NWS)
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Abstract

More than 10 inches of rain fell on some areas of eastern Massachusetts and more than 7 inches fell on some areas of Rhode Island during and intense and prolonged rainstorm from June 12 through June 15, 1998. On some streams, the magnitude of the floods resulting from the rain would be exceeded, on average, only once every 50 years. Estimated property damage from the June 1998 floods totaled nearly 5 million dollars.

Additional Publication Details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
The Flood of June 1998 in Massachusetts and Rhode Island
Series title:
Fact Sheet
Series number:
110-98
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1998
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Contributing office(s):
Massachusetts-Rhode Island Water Science Center
Description:
4 p.