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Community Hydrologic Prediction System (CHPS) Documentation #

CHPS is a collection of software packages tailored to meet the National Weather Service (NWS) River Forecast Centers (RFCs) operational requirements. In general it comprises a set of infrastructure software, a specific suite of hydrologic and hydraulic software models, and a set of custom RFC configurations.

System Components #

  • OHD-CORE-CHPS Software - NWS OHD modeling software and tools
  • FEWS - Deltares Flood Early Warning System - main software infrastructure for CHPS
  • HEC-RAS - USACE Hydrologic Engineering Center- River Analysis System - hydraulic modeling software
  • HEC-ResSim - USACE Hydrologic Engineering Center Reservoir Simulation System

CHPS 17.1.2 #

Installation Guide

Release Note

CHPS 17.1.1 #

Installation Guide

OHD-CORE-CHPS 16.2.1 #

Release Notes

Install Notes

Models #

Utilities #

Flash Flood Guidance #

Graphics Generator #

Calibration #

Calibration in CHPS - webinar (12/2013)

Hydrologic Ensemble Forecast Service (HEFS) #

Non-baseline HEFS documentation, such as Science Reports and Training materials can be found under HEFS Community:

Hydrologic Ensemble Forecasting

FEWS 2016 02 #

Release Notes

Install Notes

FEWS Configuration Update Instructions

New Developments

FEWS Enhancements

FEWS is owned and maintained by Deltares, NL and additional documentation may be found at:

https://publicwiki.deltares.nl/display/FEWSDOC/Documentation+Area

https://publicwiki.deltares.nl/display/FEWSDOC/Home

HEC-RAS 4.1.0 1.0.9 #

Release Notes

Install Notes

How to add HECRAS models to CHPS (Configuration Manual)

HEC-RAS is owned and maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hydrologic Engineering Center and additional documentation may be found at:

http://www.hec.usace.army.mil/software/hec-ras/documentation.aspx

http://www.hec.usace.army.mil/software/hec-ras/

HEC-ResSim 3.1.RC4(x64) #

Release Notes

Install Notes

HEC-ResSim Quick Start Guide

HEC-ResSim User's Manual

HEC-ResSim is owned and maintained by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Hydrologic Engineering Center and additional documentation may be found at:

http://www.hec.usace.army.mil/software/hec-ressim/documentation.aspx

http://www.hec.usace.army.mil/software/hec-ressim/

PCRaster 4.1.0 #

Release Notes

Install Notes


Please contact one of the following to request document access:

CHPS PM: Russ Erb (russ.erb@noaa.gov)

CHPS Release Manager: Shaif Hussain (shaif.hussain@noaa.gov)