PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
145 PM EDT FRI MAY 14 2010

TO:       SUBSCRIBERS:  EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS...NEWS
                        MEDIA AND OTHER USERS

SUBJECT:  FLOOD STAGE LEVEL LOWERED ON THE CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER
          NEAR ROSWELL /RWLG1/ EFFECTIVE MAY 26 2010

EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY MAY 26 2010 AT 1200 COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME
/UTC/...THE FLOOD STAGE LEVEL ON THE CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER NEAR
ROSWELL /RWLG1/ WILL BE LOWERED FROM 13 FEET TO 9 FEET.

THIS LOCATION IS A FLOOD ONLY FORECAST POINT WHICH MEANS FORECASTS
AND WARNINGS ARE ISSUED WHEN THE RIVER LEVEL IS EXPECTED TO RISE
NEAR OR ABOVE FLOOD STAGE.

THE UPGRADED HYDROLOGIC SERVICES WERE A DIRECT RESULT OF THE
FLOODING IMPACTS OF SEPTEMBER 2009 AND CUSTOMER FEEDBACK FROM
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS AND THE PUBLIC TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

THE DATA FOR THIS POINT IS PROVIDED BY OUR PARTNER...THE UNITED
STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY /USGS/. WITHOUT THIS CRITICAL DATA...
FORECASTS AND WARNINGS WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO BE PROVIDED AT THIS
LOCATION.  THE USGS WEB SITE IS:

   HTTP://GA.WATER.USGS.GOV

TO GET THE LATEST INFORMATION ON THIS AND OTHER RIVER FORECAST
POINTS /PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT:

   HTTP://WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/FFC

SELECT /RIVER AND LAKES/ UNDER CURRENT CONDITIONS. THE ADVANCED
HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE PAGE PROVIDES CURRENT AND FORECAST
RIVER INFORMATION...WARNINGS...GAGE LOCATIONS...IMPACTS...AND
HISTORICAL CREST INFORMATION FOR OVER 100 POINTS IN NORTH AND
CENTRAL GEORGIA.

RIVER FORECAST GUIDANCE FOR THIS POINT AND OTHERS IN GEORGIA ARE
PROVIDED BY THE SOUTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER. THEIR WEB SITE IS:

   HTTP://WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/SERFC

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THIS CHANGE...PLEASE CONTACT:

    KENT D. FRANTZ
    SENIOR SERVICE HYDROLOGIST
    NWS PEACHTREE CITY GA
    4 FALCON DRIVE
    PEACHTREE CITY GA 30269
    770-486-1133 X 228
    KENT.FRANTZ@NOAA.GOV

OR

    LANS P. ROTHFUSZ
    METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
    NWS PEACHTREE CITY GA
    4 FALCON DRIVE
    PEACHTREE CITY GA 30269
    770-486-1133 X 222
    LANS.ROTHFUSZ@NOAA.GOV


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