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Amite River Flood Map Files

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Publication Date
Start Date
2016-03-08
End Date
2016-03-19

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Heal, E.N. and Breaker, B.K., 2017, Flood Inundation Extent and Depth in Selected Areas of Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi in March 2016 (ver.1.1, September 2017): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7T43R6C.

Summary

Heavy rainfall occurred across Louisiana during March 8-19, 2016, as a result of a massive, slow-moving southward dip in the jet stream, which moved eastward across Mexico, then neared the Gulf Coast, funneling deep tropical moisture into parts of the Gulf States and the Mississippi River Valley. The storm caused major flooding in north-central and southeastern Louisiana. Digital flood-inundation maps for a 28-mile reach within the communities of Port Vincent, French Settlement, and Maurepas near the Amite River in Livingston and Ascension Parishes, LA was created by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support response and recovery operations following a March 8-19, 2016 [...]

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Amite_River_FGDC.xml
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Data_Amite.zip 58.84 MB application/zip

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  • USGS Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center

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