Presentations of a Binational Flooding Model and Warning System

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USGS scientists were asked to present their research to the U.S. Section of the International Boundary and Water Commission (IBWC) and their counterpart in Mexico, la Comisión Internacional de Límites y Aguas (CILA), describing flood magnitudes and real-time rain gage and hydrometric data for the Nogales watershed, in SE Arizona, U.S.A., and Northern Sonora, Mexico. 

A short meeting will be hosted by the USGS Western Geographic Science Center (WGSC) and Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics (GMEG) Science Center in Tucson, with colleagues from the National Weather Service and the USDA-ARS presenting as well, and stakeholders from the City of Nogales, Santa Cruz County and Border Environment Cooperation Commission (BECC) in attendance.