Floods in the Floyd River basin, Iowa

Open-File Report 86-476
Prepared in cooperation with the Highway Research Board, Highway Division, Iowa Department of Transportation



Flood elevation profiles and flood peak discharges for the floods of 1953, 1962, 1973, and 1983 in the Floyd River basin are given in this report. The profiles cover the Floyd and West Branch Floyd Rivers. The 1953 flood is the greatest known on the Floyd River since at least 1892.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Floods in the Floyd River basin, Iowa
Series title Open-File Report
Series number 86-476
DOI 10.3133/ofr86476
Year Published 1986
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Iowa City
Contributing office(s) Iowa Water Science Center
Description 60 p.: ill., maps; 28 cm.
Country United States
State Iowa
Other Geospatial Floyd River Basin
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N