South Carolina Flooding is NOT a 1 in 1,000 Year Event

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South Carolina Flooding is NOT a 1 in 1,000 Year Event

Post by rwetmore » Thu Oct 08, 2015 12:58 am

A major flood there in 1908 was significantly worse (about a 9ft higher crest).

http://www.drroyspencer.com/2015/10/sou ... ear-event/

He makes another good point that there is no such way to know if an event is a 1 in a 1000 years, because we don't have records that go back a thousand years.
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Re: South Carolina Flooding is NOT a 1 in 1,000 Year Event

Post by Chalkperson » Sat Oct 10, 2015 4:07 am

Golly gosh. An incorrect statistic about 1,000 years. Hold the front page!
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