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NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Catalog of Images

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Lightning bolt during storm.
Florida, Tallahassee 1986
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Lightning striking near bridge
Florida
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Lightning in the distance seen over bay waters.
Florida
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Flooding in the aftermath of Hurricane Carol
Connecticut, Crescent Beach August 31, 1954
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Flooding in the aftermath of a nameless hurricane The force of the water tore out the stone bridge in the center of the photo
Ware, Massachusetts 1938
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Speed limit sign for cars now being used for boats
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A heap of cars carried downstream by the force of a great flash flood
Rapid City, South Dakota June10, 1972
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Twisted remains of a vehicle and other debris following a flash flood
Toccoa, Georgia November, 1977
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Trailer, vehicle, and utility pole in jumbled pile following a flash flood
Toccoa, Georgia November, 1977
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Rescue crew setting out to save an individual stranded in a flash flood
Rockville, Maryland July 15, 1975
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Rescuing an individual during a flash flood The strength of the current is apparent in this flash flood Note the wake patterns surrounding the rescuers and the saved individual
Rockville, Maryland July 15, 1975
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Dragging a rescued individual back to safety through the strong current The rescued man was lucky - many people have been killed by flash floods
Rockville, Maryland July 15, 1975
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Flood workers rebuilding a sandbag barrier hoping to divert the Des Moines River
Ottumwa, Iowa 1947
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Virginia National Guard helicopter rescuing an individual from the James River Note rescued man halfway up to helicopter Helicopter crewman standing on debris in river
Richmond, Virginia July, 1973
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Helicopter hovers over flooded area following passage of Hurricane Betsy 164,000 homes were flooded in this storm Small loss of life as residents heeded warnings
New Orleans, Louisiana September, 1965
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Spring floods along the Mississippi River
Missouri, Hannibal-Elsberry area April, 1973
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Flooding along the Texas coast following passage of Hurricane Beulah
Texas coast September, 1967
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The remnants of Hurricane Camille still packed a powerful punch Traveling through the business district by boat
Richmond, Virginia August 23, 1969
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Flooding in farm country
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Rescuers administer mouth-to-mouth resuscitation to flood victim Hurricane Donna sent ten-foot tides through three of New York's boroughs Even the largest urban areas are not immune to nature's ravages
New York, New York September, 1960
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The southeast floods of 1916. Running through backwater from the Tombigbee River near Wagar, Alabama From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. Running through backwater from the Tombigbee River near Wagar, Alabama From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. Steamer "City of Mobile" on the municipal wharf at Mobile, Alabama Hurricane of July 5-9, 1916 From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. Steamers sunk at Mobile by hurricane of July 5-9, 1916 From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. Cotton bales and other debris on tracks of Southern Railway in Mobile From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. French Broad River in Asheville, North Carolina Remaining railroad span went out shortly after photo From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. The Southern Railway passenger station at Asheville, North Carolina From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. View from the Southern Railway roundhouse in Asheville at the height of flooding From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. Debris near the Asheville concrete bridge at the height of the flood From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. The Spring Street approach to Smith's Bridge in Asheville, North Carolina From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. The Southern Coal Company Yard at Asheville, North Carolina. From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. The Catawba River Crossing near Eufola, N.C. Temporary structure erected in 16 days. From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. View through the portal of High Ridge Tunnel. Workmen removing material that continued to slide onto track for 7 weeks. From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. Fill material slid down mountain leaving track suspended during heavy rains From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. Catawba River crossing near Fort Mills, South Carolina after flood had receded From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The southeast floods of 1916. Catawba River crossing near Fort Mills, South Carolina Temporary railroad over bridge was nearing completion From: "The Floods of July, 1916", copyright 1917, Southern Railway Company. Library Call Number F215.F55 1917.
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The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 Frontispiece - beginning of crevasse breaching levee at Mounds Landing, Miss. From: "The Floods of 1927 in the Mississippi Basin", Frankenfeld, H.C., 1927 Monthly Weather Review Supplement No. 29
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The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 Blanche Avenue at Mounds, Illinois on the Ohio River March 29, 1927 - river stage at Cairo, Illinois., 52.8 feet From: "The Floods of 1927 in the Mississippi Basin", Frankenfeld, H.C., 1927 Monthly Weather Review Supplement No. 29
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The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 Highway between Mounds, Illinois, and Cairo Illinois, March 25, 1927 - river stage at Cairo, Illinois., 52.8 feet From: "The Floods of 1927 in the Mississippi Basin", Frankenfeld, H.C., 1927 Monthly Weather Review Supplement No. 29
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The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 Flooded power plant at Oswego, Ks., on the Neosho River April 23, 1927 - river stage 25.4 feet From: "The Floods of 1927 in the Mississippi Basin", Frankenfeld, H.C., 1927 Monthly Weather Review Supplement No. 29
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The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 The Arkansas River at Fort Smith, Arkansas April 16, 1927 - river stage at 36.7 feet From: "The Floods of 1927 in the Mississippi Basin", Frankenfeld, H.C., 1927 Monthly Weather Review Supplement No. 29
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The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 Teche Bayou, New Iberia, Louisiana This was the first recorded experience of this kind at Teche Bayou From: "The Floods of 1927 in the Mississippi Basin", Frankenfeld, H.C., 1927 Monthly Weather Review Supplement No. 29
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The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 Dynamiting through the levee to create an artificial crevasse at Caernarvon, La 14 miles below New Orleans Crevasse created to take pressure off levees at New Orleans
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The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 Arkansas City, Arkansas on April 27, 1927 The river stage was at 52.8 feet From: "The Floods of 1927 in the Mississippi Basin", Frankenfeld, H.C., 1927 Monthly Weather Review Supplement No. 29
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The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 Greenville, Mississippi on April 27, 1927 The river stage was at 46.8 feet From: "The Floods of 1927 in the Mississippi Basin", Frankenfeld, H.C., 1927 Monthly Weather Review Supplement No. 29
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The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 A refugee camp at Vicksburg, Mississippi, on May 3, 1927 This was a nice camp on high ground Many refugees had to live on the levees for months until the water receded Monthly Weather Review Supplement No. 29
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The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 The river front at Cape Girardeau, Missouri, on April 20, 1927 The river stage was at 40 feet From: "The Floods of 1927 in the Mississippi Basin", Frankenfeld, H.C., 1927 Monthly Weather Review Supplement No. 29
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The Great Mississippi River Flood of 1927 A crevasse in the levee at Junior, Louisiana, on April 23, 1927 Caused by an out-of-control steamship striking the levee From: "The Floods of 1927 in the Mississippi Basin", Frankenfeld, H.C., 1927 Monthly Weather Review Supplement No. 29
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Flooding at Holman Municipal Airport sometime in the 1940's.
St. Paul, Minnesota
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Signal Service hydrologic unit map from the 1880's This map displays various river basins and areas of stream drainage

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