Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About River Forecasting (but were afraid to ask.)

There is a good overview of river forecasting by the NWS written by the UG Geological Survey, located here.

Table of Contents

  1. Why forecast rivers?
  2. History of National Weather Service River Forecasting Activities
  3. Theory Behind River Forecasting
  4. Data - What Do We Get and How Do We Get It?
  5. Forecast Models and the Final Product