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COMET_CASE_021: COMET Case Study 021: Wichita, Kansas Halloween Flood


Case 021 focuses on the 11 inch rainfall in south-central Kansas which caused four main rivers to experience record flooding. There were numerous incidents of flash flooding which closed roads and resulted in one automobile-related fatality.


This case provides data from this flooding event to allow more in depth study of the flood event.

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Additional information

GCMD Name COMET > Cooperative Program for Operational Meteorology, Education, and Training
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Temporal coverage

Begin Date 1998-10-30 00:00:00
End Date 1998-11-01 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 34.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -102.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -95.00

Related projects

Parent project COMET: COMET Case Studies