Rapid City Remembers the 1972 Flood

Forty-two years ago, one of the nation’s deadliest flash floods hit Rapid City and the Black Hills, killing 238 people and causing millions of dollars in damage.  Read about the meteorological aspects of the flood that changed Rapid City.  The National Weather Service also encourages people to be aware of the dangers of flash flooding and be prepared for flood hazards by following safety guidelines



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