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Flood Damage in the United States, 1926-2003
A Reanalysis of National Weather Service Estimates

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Figure 5-1. Estimated flood damage in California counties in the 1998 El Niño disaster, compared with actual costs as of June 1, 2000: (a) Initial damage estimate; (b) Preliminary damage assessment. (Found in Accuracy of Damage Estimates of the Full Report.) HTML Version PDF Version
Figure 5-2. Comparison of National Weather Service flood damage estimates with estimates obtained from five states: (a) California, 1955-1977; (b) California, 1978-1998; (c) Colorado, 1955-1998; (d) Michigan, 1975-1998; (e) Virginia, 1977-1998; (f) Wisconsin, 1973-1993. (Found in Accuracy of Damage Estimates of the Full Report.) HTML Version PDF Version
Figure 5-3. Scatterplot of National Weather Service flood damage estimates versus estimates obtained from five states, in millions of 1995 dollars. (Found in Accuracy of Damage Estimates of the Full Report.) HTML Version PDF Version
Figure 6-1. Frequency distributions of annual state flood damages (1995 dollars), 1955-1978 and 1983-1999. (Found in Dealing with Data Omissions and Inconsistencies of the Full Report.) HTML Version PDF Version
Figure 6-2. States ranked by estimated total damage during 1955-1978 and 1983-1999. (Found in Dealing with Data Omissions and Inconsistencies of the Full Report.) HTML Version PDF Version
Figure 6-3. Historical flood damage in states representing different levels of vulnerability: (a) High vulnerability, California; (b) Medium vulnerability, Alabama; (c) Low vulnerability, Maine. (Found in Dealing with Data Omissions and Inconsistencies of the Full Report.) HTML Version PDF Version
Figure 7-1. Estimated annual flood damage in the United States, 1934-1999: (a) Total flood damage; (b) Flood damage per capita; (c) Flood damage per million dollars of tangible wealth. (Found in Use and Interpretation of NWS Flood Damage Data of the Full Report.) HTML Version PDF Version
Figure 7-2. States ranked based on total flood damage: (a) during 1955-1978; (b) during 1983-1999. (Found in Use and Interpretation of NWS Flood Damage Data of the Full Report.) HTML Version PDF Version
Figure 7-3. States ranked based on average annual flood damage per capita, 1983-1999. (Found in Use and Interpretation of NWS Flood Damage Data of the Full Report.) HTML Version PDF Version

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