Author Archives: Darin Figurskey

Paper published on the Skill Assessment of a Coupled Hydrologic and Coastal Hydrodynamic Model during Irene

The Coastal and Inland Flooding Observation and Warning (CI-FLOW) project is a demonstration project that predicts the combined effects of coastal and inland floods for coastal North Carolina.  CI-FLOW is designed to capture the complex interaction between rainfall, river flows, … Continue reading

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NCAR Weather and Society

The January 20, 2012 version of the NCAR Societal Impacts Program publication, “Weather and Society Watch”, includes some interesting articles on risk communication and public perception of risk.  Included in the publication is an article entitled, “Improving Risk Characterization for NWS Decision Support … Continue reading

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CIFLOW and Hurricane Irene

The Coastal and Inland Flooding Observation and Warning (CI-FLOW) project began producing real-time 84-hour simulations of total water level in coastal North Carolina from Hurricane Irene on August 23, 2011.  An example of this can be found at the web … Continue reading

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