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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
1258 PM EST TUE NOV 18 2014

...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE UPDATE TO ACTION STAGE ON THE SAINT JOHNS
RIVER ABOVE LAKE HARNEY NEAR GENEVA FLORIDA...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MELBOURNE FL AND
SEMINOLE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIAL HAVE WORKED TOGETHER
TO PROVIDE UPDATED ACTION STAGE AND IMPACTS ON THE SAINT JOHNS RIVER
ABOVE LAKE HARNEY NEAR GENEVA FLORIDA.

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 15 2014...THE NEW ACTION STAGE WILL BE LOWERED
FROM 8.0 FEET TO 6.5 FEET. THIS LOWERING OF THE ACTION STAGE WILL
ACCOMMODATE IMPACTS THAT HAVE BEEN IDENTIFIED BY SEMINOLE COUNTY
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS TO OCCUR BELOW THE CURRENT ACTION
STAGE OF 8.0 FEET. THERE ARE NO CHANGES PLANNED TO FLOOD STAGE.

THE MELBOURNE FORECAST OFFICE PROVIDES ALL WEATHER SERVICES FOR TEN
COUNTIES IN EAST CENTRAL FLORIDA. THE OFFICE COLLECTS
METEOROLOGICAL DATA...PREPARES AND DISSEMINATES WEATHER FORECASTS...
RIVER AND FLOOD FORECAST AND WARNINGS...AND ISSUES SEVERE WEATHER
WATCHES AND WARNINGS TO THE PUBLIC.

THE SOUTHEAST RIVER FORECAST CENTER PREPARES RIVER STAGE FORECASTS
FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES...INCLUDING EAST CENTRAL
FLORIDA. THESE FORECAST ARE FORWARDED TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE FORECASTS OFFICES IN ITS SERVICE ARE FOR DISSEMINATION TO
THE PUBLIC.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IS THE PRIMARY SOURCE OF WEATHER DATA...
FORECASTS AND WARNINGS FOR THE UNITED STATES AND ITS TERRITORIES. IT
OPERATES THE MOST ADVANCED WEATHER AND FLOOD WARNING AND FORECAST
SYSTEM IN THE WORLD...HELPING TO PROTECT LIVES AND PROPERTY AND
ENHANCE THE NATIONAL ECONOMY. VISIT US ONLINE AT WEATHER.GOV AND ON
FACEBOOK AT HTTP://WWW.FACEBOOK.COM/US.NATIONAL.WEATHER.SERVICE.GOV.

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