Summary of floods in the United States during 1953

Water Supply Paper 1320-E
Prepared in cooperation with Federal, State, and local agencies



Major floods occurred in four areas in the United States during 1953: western Oregon and northwestern California, Louisiana and adjacent States, the Missouri River basin in Montana, and northwestern Iowa.

Monetary loss from floods in 1953 was much lower than in any one of the preceding 3 years and was less than half the national annual average as computed by the Weather Bureau.

Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title Summary of floods in the United States during 1953
Series title Water Supply Paper
Series number 1320
Chapter E
DOI 10.3133/wsp1320E
Year Published 1959
Language English
Publisher U.S. Government Printing Office
Publisher location Washington, D.C.
Contributing office(s) Utah Water Science Center
Description v, 24 p.
Larger Work Type Report
Larger Work Subtype Federal Government Series
Larger Work Title Floods of 1953 (Water Supply Paper 1320)
First page 341
Last page 364
Country United States
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