flood http://wvxu.org en The Flood of 1937 with Author David Welky http://wvxu.org/post/flood-1937-author-david-welky <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Ohio River reached its highest point in recorded history, 79.99 feet, on January 26, 1937. Author and <a href="http://uca.edu/" target="_blank">University of Central Arkansas </a>Associate Professor David Welky wrote a def<em>i</em>nitive book on the tragedy<a href="http://www.amazon.com/The-Thousand-Year-Flood-Ohio-Mississippi-Disaster/dp/0226887162" target="_blank"><em>, The Thousand Year Flood: The Ohio-Mississippi disaster of 1937</em></a>. Fri, 24 Jan 2014 11:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 22061 at http://wvxu.org The Flood of 1937 with Author David Welky Historic flood now detailed in a new book http://wvxu.org/post/historic-flood-now-detailed-new-book <p>Local author <strong>Geoff Williams</strong> has written an extensive look at one of this area’s major natural disasters. He’s in the studio with our Barbara Gray to talk about his interest and research into the book <strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Washed-Away-Americas-Widespread-Terrorized/dp/1605984043/ref=sr_1_1?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1371234974&amp;sr=1-1&amp;keywords=washed+away">Washed Away: How the Great Flood of 1913, America's Most Widespread Natural Disaster, Terrorized a Nation and Changed It Forever</a>. </strong>While the city of Cincinnati wasn’t terribly impacted, surrounding areas like Loveland, Cleves and Dayton took the brunt.</p><p> Fri, 21 Jun 2013 05:32:20 +0000 Barbara Gray 13940 at http://wvxu.org Historic flood now detailed in a new book