Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Aberdeen, SD

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ABERDEEN SD
504 AM CDT THU MAR 20 2014 /404 AM MDT THU MAR 20 2014/

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) HAS DECLARED MARCH 17 THROUGH MARCH
21 AS FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
ABERDEEN SD WILL FEATURE INFORMATION ABOUT A DIFFERENT FLOOD TOPIC EACH
DAY DURING THE AWARENESS WEEK.

TODAYS 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. 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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