Sunday, September 25, 2016

Forecast of Flooding: How Did We Do?

All week, we warned of the possibility of flooding in the 
Great Plains and Upper Midwest. 
How did we do?

Here is a map of river gages along primary rivers. I think you'll agree the location of the flooding
corresponds well to where we forecast the heavy rain (scroll down to peruse the various forecasts). The flooding is serious in a number of areas, especially Iowa.
Various headlines from the Cedar Rapids "Gazette"
The heavy rains are not over. Parts of Texas (reds and dark grays) will receive more than 3" (locations approximate) over the next two days.
Again, weather science in general, and the forecast team at AccuWeather in particular, provided excellent preparatory information for people in areas threatened by

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