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Flood of October 8, 1977 in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

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Flood of October 8, 1977 in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands; 1982; OFR; 82-262; Johnson, Karl G.; Carrasquillo, Ramon A.; Gonzalez, Ralph

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Severe flooding throughout St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands occurred on October 8, 1977. A tropical storm moving across the island produced as much as 16 inches of precipitation. The most affected areas were near Frederiksted, Mon Bijou, and the Airport. The peak discharge of River Gut near the Airport was about 11,400 cubic feet per second. The water depth in some urban areas exceeded 4.0 feet. Flood maps and flood profiles show the inundated areas near Frederiksted, Mon Bijou and the Airport.

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