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Historical time series can be analyzed in two ways: annual maximum series or partial duration series.

Annual maximum series include only the highest values that occur within each year of the period of record, whereas partial duration series include all the values that occur within the period of record as long as they are higher than some threshold value. Using partial-duration series data for frequency analysis typically yields higher values for a given frequency than using annual maximum series data. The difference in...

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On the heels of one of the worst droughts the southwest has experienced in decades, recent record setting rains have led many municipalities to answer, yes, we now have sufficient supplies to meet customer demands during the summer. Although the short-term water supply outlook is positive, many municipalities recognize the need for a new standard for water efficiency, which takes long-term population growth, increased climate variability and increasing future supply costs into account. As entities begin to implement their day-to-day water conservation plans, here are some water efficiency...

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The National Weather Service Weather Predictions Center provided rainfall forecasts for individual days (1, 2 and 3) and total rainfall forecasts for (2, 3, 5 and 7 days). These maps can viewed at a national scale at the following website: www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/qpf/day1-7.shtml. The seven-day forecast for the South Central United States is included below.

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