Regional flood. (NR 115.03(7)) means a flood determined to be representative of large floods known to have generally occurred in Wisconsin and which may be expected to occur on a particular stream because of like physical characteristics, once in every 100 years.
Examples of Regional flood in a sentence
Regional flood elevations (RFE) may be derived from other studies.
UNIT - IIMoments and expectations, Parameter estimation, Probability plotting, Regional flood frequency analysis.
More Definitions of Regional flood
Regional flood means a flood representative of the largest floods which have been observed on streams in Iowa.
Regional flood means a flood which is representative of large floods known to have occurred generally in Minnesota and reasonably characteristic of what can be expected to occur on an average frequency in the magnitude of the one percent (1%) chance or 100- year recurrence interval. Regional flood is synonymous with the term “base flood” used in a flood insurance study.
Regional flood means a flood determined to be repre- sentative of large floods known to have occurred in Wisconsin and
Regional flood means the peak flow and peak elevation of water with a one percent (1%) probability of occurring during any one year, considering rainfall time and intensity patterns, rainfall duration, area distribution, antecedent moisture, and snow melt. [NOTE: The common misnomer, "100-year flood or floodplain" implies a temporal element rather than a one in 100 random probability of the event.]