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Equipment Repair and Replacement from Hurricanes Florence and Michael

The USGS streamgage network provides critical information about flood stage and streamflow.

Hurricane equipment repair: tasks and benefits 2019

equipment damaged from hurricane
USGS monitoring equipment was damaged or destroyed during Hurricanes Florence and Michael in 2018.
  • Hurricanes Florence and Michael damaged or destroyed 13 gages, 4 storm tide sensors, 9 vehicles and boats, 3 telemetry stations, and various deployed field station equipment.
  • Equipment was repaired and replaced.







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