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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
100 AM CDT Fri Mar 21 2014 /1200 AM MDT Fri Mar 21 2014/

The National Weather Service has declared March 16 through March 22
is Flood Safety Awareness Week. The National Weather Service in
Midland/Odessa will feature information about a different flood
topic each day during the awareness week.

Today`s topic: Partner Resources

The National Weather Service works with and relies on strategic
partners involved in river observations, reservoir management,
floodplain management, flood hazard mitigation, and flood
preparedness and safety to reduce the loss of life and property due
to floods. Today we are sharing some great tools from several of our
partners.

American Red Cross
Family Disaster Plan: www.redcross.org/prepare/location/home-family

Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH)
Flood Safety Information: www.flash.org/peril_flood.php

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Safety Information:  www.ready.gov.
Safety Kit Assembly: www.ready.gov/build-a-kit
Property Protection and Flood Insurance: www.floodsmart.gov.
Assess Your Flood Risk: https://msc.fema.gov.

United States Army Corps of Engineers
Flood Information:
http://www.usace.army.mil/Missions/EmergencyOperations/Floods.aspx

United States Geological Survey
Water Watch: http://waterwatch.usgs.gov/index.php?id=ww
Water Alert - National Water Information System:
http://maps.waterdata.usgs.gov/mapper/wateralert/


The National Weather Service works with many key partners to
complete the mission of protecting life and property. Some
additional key partners are the National Hydrologic Warning Council,
Association of State Floodplain Managers, the National Safety
Council, media outlets, and many other government and private sector
organizations. For more information about any of our partners, or to
learn about partners local to your area, contact your local NWS
office.

As we wrap up the 2014 Flood Safety Awareness Week, remember,
flooding can occur in any of the fifty states or U.S. territories at
any time of the year. Prepare yourself, your family, and your home.
Be aware of potential flooding in your area, Turn Around Dont Drown,
and help make the U.S. a more Weather Ready Nation!
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/com/weatherreadynation/

For more information please contact your local NWS office or e-mail
hydro.outreach@noaa.gov.

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
100 AM CDT Thu Mar 20 2014 /1200 AM MDT Thu Mar 20 2014/

The National Weather Service (NWS) has declared March 16 through
March 22 as Flood Safety Awareness Week. The National Weather
Service in Midland/Odessa will feature information about a different
flood topic each day during the awareness 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
nations 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.  NOAAs 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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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
100 AM CDT Wed Mar 19 2014 /1200 AM MDT Wed Mar 19 2014/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) HAS DECLARED MARCH 16 THROUGH MARCH
22 AS FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK.  THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIDLAND/ODESSA WILL FEATURE INFORMATION ABOUT A DIFFERENT FLOOD TOPIC
EACH DAY DURING THE AWARENESS WEEK.

TODAY`S TOPIC: FLOOD HAZARDS

A FLOOD IS DEFINED AS ANY HIGH FLOW, OVERFLOW, OR INUNDATION OF WATER
THAT CAUSES OR THREATENS DAMAGE.  FLOODING CAN OCCUR WITH PROLONGED RAINFALL
OVER SEVERAL DAYS, INTENSE RAINFALL OVER A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME, OR
WHEN WATER FROM AN EXISTING SOURCE MOVES TOO QUICKLY (I.E.  SNOWMELT,
DAM BREAK, ETC.).  BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS OF THE VARIOUS TYPES OF FLOODING
YOU MAY EXPERIENCE ARE FOUND BELOW.  MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE FLOOD
HAZARDS CAN BE FOUND ON THE NWS FLOOD SAFETY WEBSITE AT
WWW.FLOODSAFETY.NOAA.GOV.

FLASH FLOODING: FLASH FLOODING IS A RAPID AND EXTREME FLOW OF HIGH WATER
INTO A NORMALLY DRY AREA, OR A RAPID WATER LEVEL RISE IN A STREAM OR
CREEK ABOVE A PREDETERMINED FLOOD LEVEL, BEGINNING WITHIN SIX HOURS
OF THE CAUSATIVE EVENT (I.E.  INTENSE RAINFALL, DAM FAILURE, ICE JAM).

RIVER FLOODING: RIVER FLOODING OCCURS WHEN RIVERS RISE AND OVERFLOW
THEIR BANKS, INUNDATING AREAS THAT ARE NORMALLY DRY.

TROPICAL SYSTEMS AND COASTAL FLOODING: AT ANY TIME OF YEAR, A STORM
FROM OVER THE OCEAN CAN BRING HEAVY PRECIPITATION TO THE U.S.  COASTS.
WHETHER SUCH A STORM IS TROPICAL OR NOT, PROLONGED PERIODS OF HEAVY
PRECIPITATION CAN CAUSE FRESHWATER FLOODING IN COASTAL AREAS, AS WELL
AS FURTHER INLAND AS THE STORM MOVES ONSHORE.  IN ADDITION TO THE FRESHWATER
FLOOD THREAT, TROPICAL SYSTEMS AND NOR`EASTERS CAN BRING THE THREAT
OF STORM SURGE RELATED COASTAL FLOODING.

BURN SCARS/DEBRIS FLOWS: WILDFIRES BURN AWAY THE VEGETATION OF AN AREA,
LEAVING BEHIND BARE GROUND THAT TENDS TO REPEL WATER.  WHEN RAIN FALLS,
IT RUNS OFF A BURN SCAR TOWARDS A LOW LYING AREA, SOMETIMES CARRYING
BRANCHES, SOIL AND OTHER DEBRIS ALONG WITH IT.  WITHOUT VEGETATION TO
HOLD THE SOIL IN PLACE, FLOODING CAN PRODUCE MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS.

SNOWMELT: FLOODING DUE TO SNOWMELT MOST OFTEN OCCURS IN THE SPRING WHEN
WARMING TEMPERATURES QUICKLY MELT THE SNOW.  THE WATER RUNS OFF THE STILL
PARTIALLY FROZEN OR ALREADY SATURATED GROUND INTO NEARBY STREAMS AND
RIVERS, CAUSING THEM TO RAPIDLY RISE AND SOMETIMES OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS.

ICE AND DEBRIS JAMS: A BACKUP OF WATER INTO SURROUNDING AREAS CAN OCCUR
WHEN A RIVER OR STREAM IS BLOCKED BY A BUILD-UP OF ICE OR OTHER DEBRIS.

DRY WASH: WHEN HEAVY RAIN FALLS OVER DRY LAND, THE WATER RUSHES TOWARDS
LOW-LYING AREAS, WHICH MAY INCLUDE DRIED UP CANYON OR STREAM BEDS.  THIS
CAN QUICKLY TURN A DRY CHANNEL INTO A RAGING RIVER.

DAM BREAK AND LEVEE FAILURE: A BREAK OR FAILURE CAN OCCUR WITH LITTLE
TO NO WARNING.  MOST OFTEN THEY ARE CAUSED BY WATER OVERTOPPING THE STRUCTURE,
EXCESSIVE SEEPAGE THROUGH THE SURROUNDING GROUND, OR A STRUCTURAL FAILURE.

UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENT FLOOD HAZARDS AND KNOWING THE ACTIONS TO
TAKE BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTERWARDS CAN HELP YOU PROTECT YOUR LIFE,
THE LIVES OF YOUR LOVED ONES, AND YOUR PROPERTY.  PREPARE NOW BY VISITING
WWW.FLOODSAFETY.NOAA.GOV

JOIN US TOMORROW FOR INFORMATION ON FLOOD RELATED SERVICES
PROVIDED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
100 AM CDT Wed Mar 19 2014 /1200 AM MDT Wed Mar 19 2014/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) HAS DECLARED MARCH 16 THROUGH MARCH
22 AS FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK.  THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIDLAND/ODESSA WILL FEATURE INFORMATION ABOUT A DIFFERENT FLOOD TOPIC
EACH DAY DURING THE AWARENESS WEEK.

TODAY`S TOPIC: FLOODS HAZARDS

A FLOOD IS DEFINED AS ANY HIGH FLOW, OVERFLOW, OR INUNDATION OF WATER
THAT CAUSES OR THREATENS DAMAGE.  FLOODING CAN OCCUR WITH PROLONGED RAINFALL
OVER SEVERAL DAYS, INTENSE RAINFALL OVER A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME, OR
WHEN WATER FROM AN EXISTING SOURCE MOVES TOO QUICKLY (I.E.  SNOWMELT,
DAM BREAK, ETC.).  BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS OF THE VARIOUS TYPES OF FLOODING
YOU MAY EXPERIENCE ARE FOUND BELOW.  MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE FLOOD
HAZARDS CAN BE FOUND ON THE NWS FLOOD SAFETY WEBSITE AT
WWW.FLOODSAFETY.NOAA.GOV.

FLASH FLOODING: FLASH FLOODING IS A RAPID AND EXTREME FLOW OF HIGH WATER
INTO A NORMALLY DRY AREA, OR A RAPID WATER LEVEL RISE IN A STREAM OR
CREEK ABOVE A PREDETERMINED FLOOD LEVEL, BEGINNING WITHIN SIX HOURS
OF THE CAUSATIVE EVENT (I.E.  INTENSE RAINFALL, DAM FAILURE, ICE JAM).

RIVER FLOODING: RIVER FLOODING OCCURS WHEN RIVERS RISE AND OVERFLOW
THEIR BANKS, INUNDATING AREAS THAT ARE NORMALLY DRY.

TROPICAL SYSTEMS AND COASTAL FLOODING: AT ANY TIME OF YEAR, A STORM
FROM OVER THE OCEAN CAN BRING HEAVY PRECIPITATION TO THE U.S.  COASTS.
WHETHER SUCH A STORM IS TROPICAL OR NOT, PROLONGED PERIODS OF HEAVY
PRECIPITATION CAN CAUSE FRESHWATER FLOODING IN COASTAL AREAS, AS WELL
AS FURTHER INLAND AS THE STORM MOVES ONSHORE.  IN ADDITION TO THE FRESHWATER
FLOOD THREAT, TROPICAL SYSTEMS AND NOR`EASTERS CAN BRING THE THREAT
OF STORM SURGE RELATED COASTAL FLOODING.

BURN SCARS/DEBRIS FLOWS: WILDFIRES BURN AWAY THE VEGETATION OF AN AREA,
LEAVING BEHIND BARE GROUND THAT TENDS TO REPEL WATER.  WHEN RAIN FALLS,
IT RUNS OFF A BURN SCAR TOWARDS A LOW LYING AREA, SOMETIMES CARRYING
BRANCHES, SOIL AND OTHER DEBRIS ALONG WITH IT.  WITHOUT VEGETATION TO
HOLD THE SOIL IN PLACE, FLOODING CAN PRODUCE MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS.

SNOWMELT: FLOODING DUE TO SNOWMELT MOST OFTEN OCCURS IN THE SPRING WHEN
WARMING TEMPERATURES QUICKLY MELT THE SNOW.  THE WATER RUNS OFF THE STILL
PARTIALLY FROZEN OR ALREADY SATURATED GROUND INTO NEARBY STREAMS AND
RIVERS, CAUSING THEM TO RAPIDLY RISE AND SOMETIMES OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS.

ICE AND DEBRIS JAMS: A BACKUP OF WATER INTO SURROUNDING AREAS CAN OCCUR
WHEN A RIVER OR STREAM IS BLOCKED BY A BUILD-UP OF ICE OR OTHER DEBRIS.

DRY WASH: WHEN HEAVY RAIN FALLS OVER DRY LAND, THE WATER RUSHES TOWARDS
LOW-LYING AREAS, WHICH MAY INCLUDE DRIED UP CANYON OR STREAM BEDS.  THIS
CAN QUICKLY TURN A DRY CHANNEL INTO A RAGING RIVER.

DAM BREAK AND LEVEE FAILURE: A BREAK OR FAILURE CAN OCCUR WITH LITTLE
TO NO WARNING.  MOST OFTEN THEY ARE CAUSED BY WATER OVERTOPPING THE STRUCTURE,
EXCESSIVE SEEPAGE THROUGH THE SURROUNDING GROUND, OR A STRUCTURAL FAILURE.

UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENT FLOOD HAZARDS AND KNOWING THE ACTIONS TO
TAKE BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTERWARDS CAN HELP YOU PROTECT YOUR LIFE,
THE LIVES OF YOUR LOVED ONES, AND YOUR PROPERTY.  PREPARE NOW BY VISITING
WWW.FLOODSAFETY.NOAA.GOV

JOIN US TOMORROW FOR INFORMATION ON FLOOD RELATED SERVICES
PROVIDED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
1024 PM CDT Tue Mar 18 2014 /924 PM MDT Tue Mar 18 2014/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) HAS DECLARED MARCH 16 THROUGH MARCH
22 AS FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK.  THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
MIDLAND/ODESSA WILL FEATURE INFORMATION ABOUT A DIFFERENT FLOOD TOPIC
EACH DAY DURING THE AWARENESS WEEK.

TODAY`S TOPIC: FLOODS HAZARDS

A FLOOD IS DEFINED AS ANY HIGH FLOW, OVERFLOW, OR INUNDATION OF WATER
THAT CAUSES OR THREATENS DAMAGE.  FLOODING CAN OCCUR WITH PROLONGED RAINFALL
OVER SEVERAL DAYS, INTENSE RAINFALL OVER A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME, OR
WHEN WATER FROM AN EXISTING SOURCE MOVES TOO QUICKLY (I.E.  SNOWMELT,
DAM BREAK, ETC.).  BRIEF DESCRIPTIONS OF THE VARIOUS TYPES OF FLOODING
YOU MAY EXPERIENCE ARE FOUND BELOW.  MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THESE FLOOD
HAZARDS CAN BE FOUND ON THE NWS FLOOD SAFETY WEBSITE AT
WWW.FLOODSAFETY.NOAA.GOV.

FLASH FLOODING: FLASH FLOODING IS A RAPID AND EXTREME FLOW OF HIGH WATER
INTO A NORMALLY DRY AREA, OR A RAPID WATER LEVEL RISE IN A STREAM OR
CREEK ABOVE A PREDETERMINED FLOOD LEVEL, BEGINNING WITHIN SIX HOURS
OF THE CAUSATIVE EVENT (I.E.  INTENSE RAINFALL, DAM FAILURE, ICE JAM).

RIVER FLOODING: RIVER FLOODING OCCURS WHEN RIVERS RISE AND OVERFLOW
THEIR BANKS, INUNDATING AREAS THAT ARE NORMALLY DRY.

TROPICAL SYSTEMS AND COASTAL FLOODING: AT ANY TIME OF YEAR, A STORM
FROM OVER THE OCEAN CAN BRING HEAVY PRECIPITATION TO THE U.S.  COASTS.
WHETHER SUCH A STORM IS TROPICAL OR NOT, PROLONGED PERIODS OF HEAVY
PRECIPITATION CAN CAUSE FRESHWATER FLOODING IN COASTAL AREAS, AS WELL
AS FURTHER INLAND AS THE STORM MOVES ONSHORE.  IN ADDITION TO THE FRESHWATER
FLOOD THREAT, TROPICAL SYSTEMS AND NOR`EASTERS CAN BRING THE THREAT
OF STORM SURGE RELATED COASTAL FLOODING.

BURN SCARS/DEBRIS FLOWS: WILDFIRES BURN AWAY THE VEGETATION OF AN AREA,
LEAVING BEHIND BARE GROUND THAT TENDS TO REPEL WATER.  WHEN RAIN FALLS,
IT RUNS OFF A BURN SCAR TOWARDS A LOW LYING AREA, SOMETIMES CARRYING
BRANCHES, SOIL AND OTHER DEBRIS ALONG WITH IT.  WITHOUT VEGETATION TO
HOLD THE SOIL IN PLACE, FLOODING CAN PRODUCE MUD AND DEBRIS FLOWS.

SNOWMELT: FLOODING DUE TO SNOWMELT MOST OFTEN OCCURS IN THE SPRING WHEN
WARMING TEMPERATURES QUICKLY MELT THE SNOW.  THE WATER RUNS OFF THE STILL
PARTIALLY FROZEN OR ALREADY SATURATED GROUND INTO NEARBY STREAMS AND
RIVERS, CAUSING THEM TO RAPIDLY RISE AND SOMETIMES OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS.

ICE AND DEBRIS JAMS: A BACKUP OF WATER INTO SURROUNDING AREAS CAN OCCUR
WHEN A RIVER OR STREAM IS BLOCKED BY A BUILD-UP OF ICE OR OTHER DEBRIS.

DRY WASH: WHEN HEAVY RAIN FALLS OVER DRY LAND, THE WATER RUSHES TOWARDS
LOW-LYING AREAS, WHICH MAY INCLUDE DRIED UP CANYON OR STREAM BEDS.  THIS
CAN QUICKLY TURN A DRY CHANNEL INTO A RAGING RIVER.

DAM BREAK AND LEVEE FAILURE: A BREAK OR FAILURE CAN OCCUR WITH LITTLE
TO NO WARNING.  MOST OFTEN THEY ARE CAUSED BY WATER OVERTOPPING THE STRUCTURE,
EXCESSIVE SEEPAGE THROUGH THE SURROUNDING GROUND, OR A STRUCTURAL FAILURE.

UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENT FLOOD HAZARDS AND KNOWING THE ACTIONS TO
TAKE BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTERWARDS CAN HELP YOU PROTECT YOUR LIFE,
THE LIVES OF YOUR LOVED ONES, AND YOUR PROPERTY.  PREPARE NOW BY VISITING
WWW.FLOODSAFETY.NOAA.GOV

JOIN US TOMORROW FOR INFORMATION ON FLOOD RELATED SERVICES
PROVIDED BY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
650 AM CDT Tue Mar 18 2014 /550 AM MDT Tue Mar 18 2014/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) HAS DECLARED MARCH 16 THROUGH
MARCH 22 AS FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK. THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN {CITY} WILL FEATURE INFORMATION ABOUT A DIFFERENT FLOOD
TOPIC EACH DAY DURING THE AWARENESS WEEK.

TODAY`S TOPIC: TURN AROUND DONT DROWN

TURN AROUND DONT DROWN...OR TADD FOR SHORT...IS A NOAA NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE CAMPAIGN USED TO EDUCATE PEOPLE ABOUT THE HAZARDS OF
DRIVING A VEHICLE OR WALKING THROUGH FLOOD WATERS.

THIS YEAR IS THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE TADD PROGRAM. HUNDREDS OF
SIGNS DEPICTING THE MESSAGE HAVE BEEN ERECTED AT LOW WATER CROSSINGS
DURING THE PAST DECADE. THE PHRASE TURN AROUND DONT DROWN HAS BECOME
A CATCHPHRASE IN THE MEDIA...CLASSROOM...AND EVEN AT HOME. ITS ONE
THING TO SEE OR HEAR THE PHRASE...AND ANOTHER TO PUT IT INTO
PRACTICE.

FLOODING IS THE 2ND LEADING CAUSE OF WEATHER RELATED FATALITIES IN
THE U.S. (BEHIND HEAT). ON AVERAGE...FLOODING CLAIMS THE LIVES OF 89
PEOPLE EACH YEAR.  MOST OF THESE DEATHS OCCUR IN MOTOR VEHICLES WHEN
PEOPLE ATTEMPT TO DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.  MANY OTHER LIVES
ARE LOST WHEN PEOPLE WALK INTO FLOOD WATERS.  THIS HAPPENS BECAUSE
PEOPLE UNDERESTIMATE THE FORCE AND POWER OF WATER...ESPECIALLY WHEN
IT IS MOVING.  THE GOOD NEWS IS MOST FLOODING DEATHS ARE PREVENTABLE
WITH THE RIGHT KNOWLEDGE.

JUST SIX INCHES OF FAST-MOVING WATER CAN KNOCK OVER AN ADULT. ONLY
EIGHTEEN INCHES OF FLOWING WATER CAN CARRY AWAY MOST
VEHICLES...INCLUDING LARGE SUVS. IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO TELL THE EXACT
DEPTH OF WATER COVERING A ROADWAY OR THE CONDITION OF THE ROAD BELOW
THE WATER. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE AT NIGHT WHEN YOUR VISION IS MORE
LIMITED.  IT IS NEVER SAFE TO DRIVE OR WALK THROUGH FLOOD WATERS.
ANY TIME YOU COME TO A FLOODED ROAD...WALKWAY...OR PATH...FOLLOW
THIS SIMPLE RULE: TURN AROUND DONT DROWN.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE TADD PROGRAM...VISIT HTTP://TADD.WEATHER.GOV.

FOR FLOOD SAFETY TIPS...VISIT OUR NEWLY REDESIGNED WEBSITE AT
WWW.FLOODSAFETY.NOAA.GOV. JOIN US TOMORROW FOR INFORMATION ON FLOOD
HAZARDS.

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DEBERRY

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