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What a 1,000-year flood IS and ISN'T
Thursday, October 8, 2015
South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley (unintentionally, we're sure) started the misinformation domino effect when she said her state has not seen the current level of flooding in 1,000 years.

If you think that a 1,000-year rainfall event means that it occurs once every 1,000 years, then click on any of the links below that will help explain what the terminology really means.











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