National Water Model (NWM) services continue to evolve with new and updated services and visualizations. This training provides a series of six short training videos and corresponding fact sheets about NWM services and how they are used in decision support in the National Weather Service.
Recognize and describe the services from the National Water Model as of early 2020.
Describe lead time periods available for each service.
Recognize situations for which a service may be very useful.
Explain important processes being represented.
Define bankfull as it is used in the National Water Model
Explain what Annual Exceedance Probability (AEP) is, which service is presented in units of AEP, and AEP’s relationship with Average Return Interval (ARI).
Describe current limitations of each service.
Bankfull, Peak Flow, Annual Exceedance Probability, AEP, Average Return Interval, ARI, Flow, Maximum High Flow Magnitude, Flood, Flash Flood, Riverine, Maximum Inundation Extent, Inundation, Height Above Nearest Drainage, HAND, Impact-based Decision Support Services, IDSS, Return to Bankfull, Time Lagged Ensemble, TLE, National Water Center, NWC
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