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Flood forecasting

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Flood forecasting is the use of real-time precipitation and streamflow data in rainfall-runoff and streamflow routing models to forecast flow rates and water levels for periods ranging from a few hours to days ahead, depending on the size of the watershed or river basin. (Wikipedia)

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N/ADisaster preparedness
Early warning systems
Flood control

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