National Weather Service completes flooding service assessment


Staff Report



COLUMBIA — The National Weather Service has completed its service assessment of forecast performance for the historic flood event that occurred in South Carolina from Oct. 1 through Oct. 5, 2015.

The agency commonly conducts service assessments after significant weather-related events to better protect life and property by implementing recommendations and best practices that improve Weather Service products and services.

The service assessment report can be accessed at www.nws.noaa.gov/om/assessments/pdfs/SCFlooding_072216_Signed_Final.pdf

The report summarizes the meteorology of the flood event, discusses impacts, and includes the team’s findings, recommendations and the best practices they found.

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Staff Report

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