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Flood of July 16-17, 1963, in vicinity of Hot Springs, Arkansas

Open-File Report 64-60

Prepared in cooperation with the Arkansas Geological Commission
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Abstract

On July 16, 1963, the city of Hot Springs had severe flooding, which, from all reports, was exceeded only by a flood that occurred in May 1923. The storm, which caused the flooding, was centered in the vicinity of Hot Springs and covered an area including most of Garland County and parts of Hot Spring and Saline Counties. The towns of Owensville, Jessieville, Pleasant Hill, and Malvern were on the outer fringe of the storm area. Flood damage exceeded $2 million in the storm area.

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Flood of July 16-17, 1963, in vicinity of Hot Springs, Arkansas
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
64-60
Year Published:
1964
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Little Rock, AR
Description:
9 p.
Country:
United States
State:
Arkansas
County:
Garland County;Hot Spring County;Saline County
City:
Hot Springs