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The Great Dayton Flood
11:18 pm
Sun March 24, 2013

Devastation in Dayton: 100 Years Ago Today

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100 years ago today (March 25th, 1913), after a week that saw high winds, falling temperatures and heavy rains, Dayton Police sounded sirens, warning residents of a weakening levee system. Estimates say the river was flowing at an unprecedented 100,000 cubic feet per second.

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