Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Binghamton, NY

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BINGHAMTON NY
600 AM EDT FRI MAR 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS DECLARED MARCH 16 THROUGH MARCH 22
AS FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK. THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
BINGHAMTON 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 DON`T DROWN...AND HELP MAKE THE U.S. A MORE
WEATHER READY NATION!
HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/COM/WEATHERREADYNATION/

YOU CAN ALSO CONTACT DAVID NICOSIA WARNING COORDINATION
METEOROLOGIST FOR NOAA`S NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BINGHAMTON AT
607-770-9531 X 223 OR VIA EMAIL AT DAVID.NICOSIA@NOAA.GOV

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