Esri Powers NOAA Water Forecasting Map

Redlands-based mapping technology provider Esri has rolled out a new map of the national water forecast from the NOAA, letting users see real time streamflow data for the continental United States. Esri said its colelction of web maps are based on the NOAA's National Water Model, and is aimed at helping emergency responders, reservoir operators, ecosystem professionals, and floodplain managers by providing detailed information that can anticipate flood and drought conditions. The live maps are updated hourly.