Precipitation Modeling in Mountainous Areas for the National Weather Service River Forecast System

  1. AGU Hydrology Section
  1. Lee W. Larson and
  2. John C. Monro

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/SP004p0189

Precipitation Analysis for Hydrologic Modeling

Precipitation Analysis for Hydrologic Modeling

How to Cite

Larson, L. W. and Monro, J. C. (1975) Precipitation Modeling in Mountainous Areas for the National Weather Service River Forecast System, in Precipitation Analysis for Hydrologic Modeling (ed AGU Hydrology Section), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/SP004p0189

Author Information

  1. Hydrologic Research Laboratory, National Weather Service, Noaa, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1975

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118656037

Online ISBN: 9781118668993

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Keywords:

  • Mean areal precipitation (MAP);
  • Mountainous areas;
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA);
  • National Weather Service River Forecast System (NWSRFS);
  • Pemigewasset basin;
  • Root-mean-square (RMS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The National Weather Service River Forecast System (NWSRFS)

  • Mean Areal Precipitation (MAP)

  • Utilizing Map in Mountainous Arfas

  • Application of Nwsrfs in the Pemigewasset Basin of New England

  • Conclusions