FLOOD WATCH (FFA) DAM BREAK TEMPLATE EXAMPLE

 

***THE FOLLOWING SECTION COMPRISES THE HEADING, CHOICES OF DAM PROBLEM TYPE, AND CTA'S***

 

//"DAM BREAK WATCH-SPECIFIC"

.txt"

<NOW | header | local >

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER

<DURATIONS | 30 | 45 | 1:00 | 1:30 | 2:00 | 3:00 | 4:00 | 5:00 | 6:00=default | 7:00

| 8:00 | 9:00 | 10:00 | 11:00 | 12:00 >

<DEPICT_KEYS|1083>

 

#include "${CURRENT_CWA}-offtIncl.txt"

<AUX_INFO |geo_descriptor=1 |wwa-type=4

|wx_hazard=Hydrology

|specific_hazard=Flood Watch

|issue_prod=$$cccValue!FFA$$xxxValue! >

 

ZCZC $$cccValue!FFA$$xxxValue! DEF&

TTAA00 KGRR <NOW | ddhhmm | gmt>&

#include "wwa_county_ugc.template"

 

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED&

FLOOD WATCH&

#include "${CURRENT_CWA}-headerIncl.txt"

< NOW | header | local >

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE $$offtText! HAS ISSUED A

 

<AREA |file=wwa_warn_city |area=wwa_counties

|exclude_field=2 |exclude_text=3 |min_fraction=0.030 |min_area=25

|file=wwa_warn_city |area=wwa_counties

|exclude_field=0 |var=dummyDummy>

 

// # This section of the template allows the user to select the appropriate

// # Dam failure threat/wording. GW 11/09/02

 

{ You must select either 'Structural Problems' or |

}

{ 'High Water Flow', where the report is from, |

}

{ AND finally the appropriate dam |

}

{ ------------------------------------------ |

}

 

{ Structural Problems |

<VAR | lead=HAS A POTENTIAL STRUCTURAL CONCERN.

|var=threat>

 

<VAR | lead=

DAM SAFETY EXPERTS WITH STATE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICES...ARE MONITORING THE DAM AND WILL ISSUE A PUBLIC STATEMENT AS CONDITIONS WARRANT.&&

PLAN NOW SO YOU WILL KNOW WHAT TO DO IN AN EMERGENCY. KEEP INFORMED BY LISTENING TO LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION FOR STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. FOLLOW THE ADVICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIALS.&&

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS RAPIDLY RISING WATER OR FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE BUT NOT IMMINENT IN THE WATCH AREA.

|var=cta>

}

 

{ High Water Flow |

<VAR | lead=WAS APPROACHING CAPACITY DUE TO HIGH WATER FLOWS.

|var=threat>

 

<VAR | lead=

DAM SAFETY EXPERTS WITH STATE AND LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICES...ARE MONITORING THE DAM AND WILL ISSUE A

PUBLIC STATEMENT AS CONDITIONS WARRANT.&&

PLAN NOW SO YOU WILL KNOW WHAT TO DO IN AN EMERGENCY. KEEP INFORMED BY LISTENING TO LOCAL RADIO AND TELEVISION FOR STATEMENTS AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS. FOLLOW THE ADVICE OF PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICIALS.&&

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS RAPIDLY RISING WATER OR FLASH FLOODING IS POSSIBLE BUT NOT IMMINENT IN THE WATCH AREA.

|var=cta>

 

 

 

 

***THE FOLLOWING SECTION SHOWS HOW TO PROGRAM WHO REPORTED THE PROBLEM***

 

{ ----------------------------------------- |

}

 

{ ...Select who reported the problem... |

}

 

{ Reported by: County Dispatch |

<VAR | lead=COUNTY DISPATCH

|var=reportType>

}

 

{ Reported by: Law Enforcement |

<VAR | lead=LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS

|var=reportType>

}

 

***THE FOLLOWING SECTION GIVES AN EXAMPLE OF TWO DAMS AND WHAT TO BE AWARE OF***

 

 

{ Ada dam |

<VAR | lead=THE ADA DAM ON THE THORNAPPLE RIVER

|var=DamInfo>

 

<VAR | lead=KENT&~~COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN.

|var=countyInfo>

 

<VAR | lead=THE THORNAPPLE RIVER BELOW THE ADA DAM

|var=riverInfo>

 

<VAR | lead=THE NEAREST DOWNSTREAM TOWN IS ADA...LOCATED 1/4 MILE FROM THE DAM. PEOPLE IN THE LOW LYING AREAS BELOW ADA DAM SHOULD KEEP ABREAST OF THE SITUATION AND STAY ALERT TO CHANGING CONDITIONS, INCLUDING POSSIBLE EVACUATIONS.

|var=AddInfo>

}

 

{ Allegan Dam |

<VAR | lead=THE ALLEGAN DAM ON THE KALAMAZOO RIVER

|var=DamInfo>

 

<VAR | lead=&~~ALLEGAN COUNTY IN SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN.

|var=countyInfo>

 

<VAR | lead=THE KALAMAZOO RIVER BELOW THE ALLEGAN DAM

|var=riverInfo>

 

<VAR | lead=IF YOU LIVE IN THE LOW LYING AREAS BELOW THE ALLEGAN DAM ON THE KALAMAZOO RIVER, INCLUDING PERSONS IN THE ALLEGAN STATE GAME AREA, KEEP ABREAST OF THE SITUATION AND STAY ALERT TO CHANGING CONDITIONS, INCLUDING POSSIBLE EVACUATIONS.

|var=AddInfo>

}

 

***THE FOLLOWING SECTION SETS UP THE BODY AND PLUGS IN VARIABLES***

 

* FLOOD WATCH FOR $$riverInfo! IN $$countyInfo!&

$$&&

 

* UNTIL <EXPIRE | clock | local |interval=15>

 

<AREA |file=wwa_warn_city |area=wwa_counties |output_field=1

|exclude_field=2 |exclude_text=3 |min_fraction=0.030 |min_area=25

|lead=~~~%%* INCLUDING~

|file=wwa_warn_city |area=wwa_counties |output_field=1 |exclude_field=0

|var=cityList>

 

%%* AT < EVENT | clock | local> $$reportType! REPORTED THAT

$$DamInfo! $$threat! &&

 

* $$AddInfo!

 

&$$cta!

 

&&