Forecasting of Convective Precipitation Through NWP Models and Algorithm of Storms Prediction

  • David ŠaurEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 573)


This article focuses on contemporary possibilities of forecasting of convective storms which may cause flash floods. The first chapters are presented predictive tools such as numerical weather prediction models (NWP models) and the algorithm of convective storms prediction, which includes a storm prediction based on the principles of mathematical statistics, probability theory and artificial intelligence methods. Discussion section provides outputs from the success rate of these forecasting tools on the historical weather situation for the year 2016. The Algorithm’s output may be useful for early warning of population and notification of crisis management authorities before a potential threat of flash floods in the Zlin Region.


Weather forecast Convective precipitation Flash floods Crisis management Early warning Artificial intelligence 



This work was supported by the Internal Grant Agency of Tomas Bata University under the project No. IGA/FAI/2017/019 “Information Support of Crisis Management at the Regional Level”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of Applied InformaticsTomas Bata University in ZlinZlinCzech Republic

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