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Of or pertaining to a natural disaster in which water from rain, rivers, the ocean, or other source invades an community that can do permanent damage to private and public property.

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flash flood watch

Natural environment; Flood

Indicates that flash flooding is a possibility in or close to the watch area. Those in the affected area are urged to be ready to take action if a flash flood warning is issued or flooding is ...

flood hazard

Natural environment; Flood

The potential risk to life and limb and potential damage to property resulting from flooding. The degree of flood hazard varies with circumstances across the full range of floods.

design flood

Natural environment; Flood

A hypothetical flood representing a specific likelihood of occurrence (for example the 100 year or 1% probability flood). The design flood may comprise two or more single source dominated floods. ...

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