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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
431 AM EDT THU MAR 19 2015

...FLOOD SAFETY PREPAREDNESS WEEK CONTINUES IN GEORGIA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) HAS DECLARED MARCH 16 THROUGH
MARCH 20 AS FLOOD SAFETY PREPAREDNESS WEEK. THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN PEACHTREE CITY WILL FEATURE INFORMATION ABOUT A DIFFERENT
FLOOD TOPIC EACH DAY DURING THE WEEK.

TODAY`S TOPIC: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WATER RESOURCES THE NWS
HOMEPAGE...WWW.WEATHER.GOV...PROVIDES UP TO DATE WEATHER AND WATER
ADVISORY...WATCH...AND WARNING INFORMATION FOR THE U.S. AND ITS
TERRITORIES.  HOWEVER...THE NWS PROVIDES MANY ADDITIONAL RESOURCES
TO HELP EMERGENCY MANAGERS...PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND PRIVATE CITIZENS
MAKE WATER DECISIONS.

ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE (AHPS) AHPS PROVIDES A SUITE
OF RIVER AND FLOOD FORECASTS AND WATER INFORMATION TO PROTECT LIFE
AND PROPERTY AND HELPS ENSURE THE NATION`S ECONOMIC WELL-BEING.
WATER.WEATHER.GOV

FLOOD INUNDATION MAPPING THE ABILITY TO LOOK INTO THE FUTURE TO SEE
HOW MANY CITY BLOCKS AND ROADS MIGHT BE FLOODED IS BECOMING CLEARER
WITH FLOOD INUNDATION MAPPING.  NOAA`S NWS AND NATIONAL OCEAN
SERVICE ARE COLLABORATING WITH THE USGS...USACE...FEMA AND OTHER
PARTNERS TO DEVELOP THESE INUNDATION MAPS FOR FLOODING.
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS/INUNDATION.PHP

WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER (WPC) PRECIPITATION FORECASTS WPC PROVIDES
PRECIPITATION FORECASTS FOR THE ENTIRE U.S....INCLUDING PUERTO RICO.
WPC ALSO ISSUES EXCESSIVE RAINFALL FORECASTS...SHORT-RANGE
DISCUSSIONS ON HEAVY RAINFALL EVENTS...AND SNOWFALL AND FREEZING
RAIN PROBABILITIES. WWW.WPC.NCEP.NOAA.GOV

NWS RIVER FORECAST CENTERS (RFCS) THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS A
NETWORK OF THIRTEEN RFCS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES. THESE RFCS
COLLECT...PROCESS...AND PROVIDE WATER RESOURCE AND RIVER FORECASTS
AND INFORMATION FOR MAJOR RIVER BASINS ACROSS THE COUNTRY.
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS/RFC/RFC.PHP

FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEBSITE ON THIS PAGE...YOU WILL FIND
INFORMATION ON WHAT TO DO BEFORE...DURING AND AFTER A FLOOD.
WWW.FLOODSAFETY.NOAA.GOV

STAYING AWARE OF AN EVOLVING WEATHER SITUATION CAN HELP YOU PREPARE
WHEN FLOODING OR OTHER WEATHER HAZARDS IMPACT YOUR AREA. BE A FORCE
OF NATURE! WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/COM/WEATHERREADYNATION

JOIN US TOMORROW ON THE FINAL DAY OF FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK TO
FIND OUT ABOUT SOME GREAT FLOOD RESOURCES OFFERED BY SEVERAL NWS
PARTNERS!

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