|***NEW*** Recognizing High Impact Hydro Events - Webinar|
|Recorded Live Webinar||PLAY||(12.6 MB File)|
|PDF of Webinar Slides||(3.7 MB File)|
Overall Course Duration: 140 minutes
Description: This first module on anticipating extreme rainfall with standardized anomalies and ensembles focuses on how anomalies can be used in predicting extreme rainfall events, the limitations of anomalies, and how they can prodive confidence in forecasting significant flood events. The module will also talk about antecedent conditions and their role in predicting high impact flood events.
Duration: 15 minutes
(9.3 MB ZIP File) or Play Presentation* This module contains flash applications that will launch in a separate window. Check your browser properties if these flash applications do not appear.
Description: The second module of this course will focus on how to leverage ensemble and anomaly data when forecasting high impact rainfall and flood events. By using ensemble and anomaly data, you should be able to recognize known heavy rainfall patterns, the persistence of these patterns, and the predictability and probabilities of excessive rainfall.
Duration: 20 minutes
(14.8 MB ZIP File) or Play Presentation* This module contains flash applications that will launch in a separate window. Check your browser properties if these flash applications do not appear.
Description: This set of two Case Exercises will allow forecasters to analyze a series of datasets (model, anomalies, QPFs, etc.) to gain expertise and confidence in predicting high impact rainfall and flood events. Within each case is a Job Sheet that provides information and asks questions regarding the case data. The Case Exercises are HTML based and can be viewed within any internet browser. You can launch the Case Exercise Interface from this page or you can download it to your local PC. You will need to print our the Job Sheet to complete the Case Exercises.
Duration: 105 mintues
|TASK||Case #1||Case #2|
|Job Sheet||40 min.||40 min.|
|Debrief||10 min.||15 min.|
|TOTAL||50 min.||55 min.|
(174 MB ZIP File) or Launch Case Exercise Interface
Last Updated: March 7, 2012
If you are having problems launching or downloading the Case Exercise Interface, you can request a CD to be mailed to the office by contacting Steven.Martinaitis@noaa.gov or Bradford.Grant@noaa.gov.
You can access the references and material used for the course modules and case exercises by clicking on this link for the Reference Page.
WDTD welcomes your feedback on how well this training supported your understanding of forecasting high impact hydro events. Please send us your comments! Thanks!
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