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USGS Responds to Record Floods after Hurricane Irene

Rivers and streams are reaching record levels as a result of Hurricane Irene’s rainfall, with more than 80 USGS streamgages measuring record peaks.

Weather, Winds, and Waves

As hurricane season starts, researchers are modeling potential changes to
coastal environments to identify communities vulnerable to extreme erosion during storms. Data collected before and after storm landfall are used to verify past forecasts and improve future predictions.

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