DFO 2004-149

Flooding: 9/5/04 - 9/9/04

Eastern United States - Florida, North Carolina

Hurricane Frances

Detailed Locations:
Florida - Tampa Bay area, Elfers. Counties: Palm Beach, Hernando, Pasco.
North Carolina - Foscoe, Watauga County. Black Mountain area in Avery and McDowell Counties. Jackson County. Canton. Asheville. Buncombe County.
Bahamas - Grand Bahama Island

Florida - Hillsborough, Myakka and Peace Rivers. Cypress Creek. St. John's, Anclote, Alafia, Withlacoochee
North Carolina - Watauga, Swannanoa, Tuckasegee, Pigeon, French Broad
South Carolina - Broad River, Black Creek.

More than 13 inches rain along Florida's central east coast. 15 to 20 inches of rain in mountains of western North Carolina.
Bahamas - severe flooding on Grand Bahama Island, thousands evacuated, 2 dead.
MODIS observation of flooding on the French Broad river in North Carolina on September 9

Dead: 16 Displaced: no data Damages: no data Affected Region ( sq km): 362,800 Severity Class* : 1 Flood Magnitude**: 9.7 MODIS flood inundation limit file names***:


Map preparation and image analysis: Elaine Anderson

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