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Issued by NWS Cheyenne, WY

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SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHEYENNE WY
1100 AM MDT THU MAY 14 2015

...STAGE ADJUSTMENTS FOR THE LARAMIE RIVER AT LARAMIE AND NEW GAUGE
ON SPRING CREEK AT LARAMIE...

TO:      FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER WIRE
         SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER
         INFORMATION NETWORK /EMWIN/ SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL
         WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ CUSTOMERS AND PARTNERS...AND NWS
         EMPLOYEES

FROM:    JEFF GARMON
         METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
         WFO CHEYENNE WY

SUBJECT: STAGE ADJUSTMENTS FOR THE LARAMIE RIVER AT LARAMIE (LLRW4)
         AND NEW GAUGE ON SPRING CREEK AT LARAMIE (SKLW4)

UPON COORDINATION WITH CITY OFFICIALS AT LARAMIE...THE NWS AT
CHEYENNE CHANGED THE STAGES FOR THE LARAMIE RIVER AT LARAMIE /LLRW4/
AS FOLLOWS:

BANKFULL/ACTION STAGE: 7.0 FEET
FLOOD STAGE: 8.0 FEET
MODERATE FLOOD STAGE: 9.0 FEET
MAJOR FLOOD STAGE: 10.0 FEET

NOTE: FORECASTS FOR THE LARAMIE RIVER AT LARAMIE WILL BE ISSUED AS
NEEDED DURING TIMES OF HIGH WATER...BUT ARE NOT ROUTINELY AVAILABLE.

A NEW GAUGE WAS RECENTLY INSTALLED BY THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL
SURVEY DOWNSTREAM FROM THE LARAMIE RIVER AT LARAMIE GAUGE:

GAUGE NAME: SPRING CREEK AT LARAMIE (LAPRELE PARK)
SITE ID: SKLW4
STATE: WYOMING
COUNTY: ALBANY
LATITUDE: 41.304444 DEG NORTH
LONGITUDE: 105.561944 DEG WEST
HORIZONTAL DATUM: NAD83/WGS84
GAGE 0 DATUM: 7213 FEET
PARAMETERS: STAGE...ACCUMULATED PRECIPITATION...AIR/WATER TEMPERATURE

FLOOD CATEGORIES:
BANKFULL/ACTION STAGE: 4.5 FEET
FLOOD STAGE: 5.5 FEET
MODERATE FLOOD STAGE: 6.5 FEET

NOTE: FORECASTS ARE NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE SPRING CREEK AT LARAMIE.

THE SPRING CREEK AT LARAMIE /SKLW4/ IS AVAILABLE ON THE NWS ADVANCED
HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE (AHPS) WEB SITE AT:

HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/HYDROGRAPH.PHP?WFO=CYS&GAGE=SKLW4

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WELCOMES FEEDBACK. IF YOU HAVE ANY
QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ABOUT THESE CHANGES...PLEASE CONTACT:

    MIKE JAMSKI
    HYDROLOGY PROGRAM MANAGER
    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE
    1301 AIRPORT PARKWAY
    CHEYENNE WY 82001

    PHONE: (307) 772-2468 X221
    E-MAIL: MIKE.JAMSKI@NOAA.GOV

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