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With severe storm approaching our region, we are excited to share the latest developments in our Center providing real-time rainfall & flood forecasts ahead of the storm

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Researchers developing 'smarter' methods for forecasting floods

Researchers at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette are using artificial intelligence to more accurately – and q

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HydroLearn TM (Summer 2020) Hackathon Videos Now Available

The HydroLearn TM project hosted a two-week virtual hackathon for hydrology and water resources instructors to parti

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AI Collaborative Project with CGI Selected as Finalist for the Igniting Innovation Award

Congratulations to the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Flood Prevention and Forecasting project tea

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With severe weather approaching our Acadiana region tonight, check the latest forecasts on rainfall available from the HRRR model. Also, check out beta-version flood forecasts that our Center produces for the pilot Coulee Mine Watreshed in Lafayette. We produce these forecasts using a suite of coupled hydrologic and hydraulic models driven by real-time rainfall forecasts. Our plan is to extend such forecasts over many more watersheds in the region.

 

18-hour rainfall forecast provided by the HRRR model

 

 

Spatial extent of flood inundation over the Coulee Mine Watershed calculated based on a 18-hour forecast window

 

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