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    A 10 Year Storm - Augusta, Georgia

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    Do you know what a ten-year storm would look like for Augusta, Georgia? Please provide references.

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    A "ten-year" storm refers to the frequency at which a particular amount of rainfall in a given duration (from 30 minutes to 24 hours) is expected to "return," on average. In a given year it has a 1/10 chance of occurring. In Georgia, flooding is wide-ranging, and impacts areas from the coastal regions to the mountains at various times of the year. In addition, most flooding events can be characterized ...

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    This solution defines the concept of a 'ten-year storm' and discusses what such a storm would look like, should it occur in Augusta, Georgia.