How is rain flooding incorporated in the Flood Model?

Learn about rain flooding and how it is incorporated in the First Street Foundation Flood Model.

 

Definition

Rain flooding, also known as pluvial flooding, is flooding that occurs after periods of extended, high intensity rainfall. 

 

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Rain flooding  

 

In Flood Factor 

Flooding from extreme rain events are directly incorporated into the Flood Model through an analysis of historic rainfall levels and changing environmental factors leading to increases, and potentially decreases, in extreme rain events.

 

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