The authors report the skill of the river stage forecasts produced by National Weather Service at 51 locations in Iowa. They also analyze how the skill obtained at particular locations is related to the characteristics of the basin.
G. Zalenski, W. Krajewski, F. Quintero, P. Restrepo, and S. Buan. “Analysis of National Weather Service Stage Forecast Errors,” Weather and Forecasting, August 2017, pp. 1441–1465, 2017. doi.org/10.1175/WAF-D-16-0219.1