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Boggy Creek (Lake) after Huricane Frances.

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USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.

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Florida FloodWatch

This map, from USGS's WaterWatch Web site, shows the location of streamgages where the water level is currently at or above flood stage. The high-flow conditions are expressed as percentiles that compare the current (within the past several hours) instantaneous flow value to historical daily-mean flow values for all days of the year. Flood conditions may be more extensive than shown because the National Weather Service (NWS) has not identified a flood stage at all USGS streamgaging sites. The most complete depiction of streamgages at or above flood stage is on the NWS River Conditions Map.


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USGS Flood Publications

GIP 106
100-Year Flood—It's All About Chance
By Robert R. Holmes, Jr. and Karen Dinicola
General Interest Publication 106
FS 209-95
Stream Gaging and Flood Forecasting: A Partnership of the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Weather Service
By Robert R. Mason, Jr., U.S. Geological Survey, and Benjamin A. Weiger, National Weather Service
Fact Sheet 209-95
FS 209-95
Large Floods in the United States
By Robert R. Mason, Jr., U.S. Geological Survey, and Benjamin A. Weiger, National Weather Service
Circular 1245

USGS Florida Flood Publications and Websites

SIR2011-5034
Magnitude and Frequency of Floods for Rural Streams in Florida, 2006
By Richard J. Verdi and Joann F. Dixon
Scientific Investigations Report 20115034
Path of tropical storm Debby
2012 Tropical Storm Debby
June 2012
https://fl.water.usgs.gov/flood/hurricane/debby
SF2003-0113
The Flood of June 2003 in Southwest Central Florida
By Richard J. Verdi and Joann F. Dixon
Fact Sheet 113-03
National Water Summary 88-89
Florida floods and droughts
by Bridges, W.C., and Franklin, Marvin A.
National water summary 1988-89: Hydrologic events and floods and droughts
Water Supply Paper 2375 - p. 231-238

Map of streamgages where the water level is currently at or above flood stage or at high flow.

Map of flood and high flow condition.

Map legend for below normal 7-day average streamflow condition map

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Rainfall Calculator

Find out how many gallons of water falls on an area when it rains.

All the water in floods comes from the sky—but have you ever wondered just how many gallons of water falls on an area when it rains? You might be surprised at how much water comes down. Use our Water Science rainfall calculator to see how many gallons of water falls from the sky during a rainstorm.

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