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Flood warning system does your community need one? by H. James Owen

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Published by Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service in Silver Spring, Md .
Written in English


  • Flood forecasting,
  • Flood damage prevention -- United States

Book details:

Edition Notes

Mar. 1980

Statementprepared for the National Weather Service by H. James Owen
ContributionsUnited States. National Weather Service
The Physical Object
Pagination[16] p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13603347M

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