Articles | Volume 21, issue 3
Research article
10 Mar 2021
Research article |  | 10 Mar 2021

Hydrometeorological analysis and forecasting of a 3 d flash-flood-triggering desert rainstorm

Yair Rinat, Francesco Marra, Moshe Armon, Asher Metzger, Yoav Levi, Pavel Khain, Elyakom Vadislavsky, Marcelo Rosensaft, and Efrat Morin


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ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (13 Nov 2020) by Maria-Carmen Llasat
AR by Yair Rinat on behalf of the Authors (18 Nov 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (02 Jan 2021) by Maria-Carmen Llasat
Short summary
Flash floods are among the most devastating and lethal natural hazards worldwide. The study of such events is important as flash floods are poorly understood and documented processes, especially in deserts. A small portion of the studied basin (1 %–20 %) experienced extreme rainfall intensities resulting in local flash floods of high magnitudes. Flash floods started and reached their peak within tens of minutes. Forecasts poorly predicted the flash floods mostly due to location inaccuracy.
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