Articles | Volume 21, issue 11
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 5459–5476, 2017
Hydrol. Earth Syst. Sci., 21, 5459–5476, 2017

Research article 07 Nov 2017

Research article | 07 Nov 2017

Impact of multiple radar reflectivity data assimilation on the numerical simulation of a flash flood event during the HyMeX campaign

Ida Maiello et al.

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In this paper the impact of multiple radar reflectivity data assimilation on a flash flood event occurred during SOP1 of the HyMeX campaign has been evaluated: the aim is to build a regionally tuned numerical prediction model and decision-support system for environmental civil protection services within the central Italian regions. The results are encouraging, but a significant number of flash flood cases and a deeper analysis of the meteorology of the region are necessary.