Understanding uncertainty in distributed flash flood forecasting for semiarid regions

  title={Understanding uncertainty in distributed flash flood forecasting for semiarid regions},
  author={Soni Yatheendradas and Thorsten Wagener and Hoshin Gupta and Carl Unkrich and David G. Goodrich and Mike Schaffner and Anne Stewart},
[1] Semiarid flash floods pose a significant danger for life and property in many dry regions around the world. One effective way to mitigate flood risk lies in implementing a real-time forecast and warning system based on a rainfall-runoff model. This study used a semiarid, physics-based, and spatially distributed watershed model driven by highresolution radar rainfall input to evaluate such a system. The predictive utility of the model and dominant sources of uncertainty were investigated for… CONTINUE READING
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