…ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE….

THIS WEEK WE HAVE DISCUSSED WHAT FLOOD SAFETY IS…THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF FLOODS YOU MAY ENCOUNTER…THE NWS TURN AROUND DON’T DROWN CAMPAIGN…AND THE MIDSOUTH FLOOD MAPPING PROGRAM.  TODAY… WE HOPE TO TIE ALL OF THOSE TOGETHER TO HELP YOU PREPARE FOR SITUATIONS WHEN FLOOD WATERS TEST YOUR PREPAREDNESS!

THE ADVANCED HYROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE (AHPS) IS A WEBSITE THAT CONTAINS UNIQUE
RIVER INFORMATION. ACCESS TO THE AHPS WEBPAGE FOR THE MIDSOUTH CAN BE OBTAINED BY USING COMPUTERS OR CELL PHONES. ONCE ON THE INTERNET…BROWSE TO HTTP://WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/MEG . THE APHS LINK IS RIVERS AND LAKES.  ONCE ON THE MAIN AHPS
WEBPAGE A MIDSOUTH MAP DISPLAYS.  ICONS OF GAGES THEN DISPLAY.  A CLICK ON A GAGE BRINGS UP HYDROGRAPHS, IMPACTS AND OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION FOR THE RIVER GAGE YOU CHOSE.

AHPS CAN HELP YOU KEEP AWARE OF CURRENT OR EXPECTED RIVER FLOODING.  IMPACTS OF RIVER
STAGE ON NEARBY AREAS ARE LISTED TO HELP YOU PLAN YOUR REACTION TO EXPECTED FLOODING.

 

 

IMPORTANT FLOOD WEBSITES

NWS: HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV
NWS Memphis: HTTP://WWW.SRH.NOAA.GOV/MEG
NWS: HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=MEG
NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER: HTTP://WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV/
NWS FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS: HTTP://WWW.FLOODSAFETY.NOAA.GOV/
NWS: HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/COM/WEATHERREADYNATION/FORCE.HTML
NWS: HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/FLOODSAFETY/TADD.SHTML
NWS: HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/COM/WEATHERREADYNATION/FORCE.HTML

 

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