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You can investigate how the geography of an area makes it prone to severe flash floods. Some areas, typically gullies or canyons, can flood extremely rapidly making it impossible to escape a flash flood. Compare the topography, or geographical shape, or these areas. What makes them prone to flash floods? Can you do an experiment showing how the flow of water increases as a channel narrows? Can you use topological maps of your region to identify areas at risk for flash floods? (NCAR, 2006; NOAA, 2006; Weather Underground, 2006; WMO, 2006)

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Science Buddies Staff. "Flash Floods." Science Buddies, 20 Nov. 2020, https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project-ideas/Weather_p027/weather-atmosphere/flash-floods?fave=no&isb=c2lkOjEsaWE6V2VhdGhlcixwOjIscmlkOjEwNTMxOTA2&from=TSW. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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Science Buddies Staff. (2020, November 20). Flash Floods. Retrieved from https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project-ideas/Weather_p027/weather-atmosphere/flash-floods?fave=no&isb=c2lkOjEsaWE6V2VhdGhlcixwOjIscmlkOjEwNTMxOTA2&from=TSW


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