Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Cleveland, OH

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CLEVELAND OH
153 PM EDT THU AUG 28 2014

TO: SUBSCRIBERS: EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT OFFICIALS...NEWS
MEDIA AND OTHER USERS

SUBJECT: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) IN CLEVELAND WILL
ADJUST THE RIVER FLOOD WARNING SERVICES FOR THE MAHONING RIVER AT
YOUNGSTOWN AND LEAVITTSBURG EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 10, 2014

AFTER A NWS SURVEY OF THE MAHONING RIVER IN TRUMBULL AND MAHONING
COUNTIES...IT WAS DETERMINED THAT THE FLOOD STAGE AT YOUNGSTOWN
(YGWO1) WILL BE RAISED FROM 10 FEET TO 14 FEET. MODERATE FLOOD
STAGE WILL BE RAISED FROM 15.0 FEET TO 16.0 FEET. MAJOR FLOOD
STAGE WILL REMAIN AT 20.5 FEET.

AT THE RIVER FORECAST POINT IN LEAVITTSBURG (LEAO1) THE MAJOR
FLOOD STAGE WILL BE LOWERED FROM 16.5 FEET TO 15.0 FEET.

THE NWS RECENTLY TRANSITIONED FROM ISSUING COUNTY BASED RIVER
FLOOD WARNINGS TO POLYGON RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS. FLOOD WARNINGS FOR
THE MAHONING RIVER AT YOUNGSTOWN CURRENTLY ALERT FOR MAHONING
COUNTY ONLY. THE NEW POLYGON WARNINGS FOR YGWO1 WILL EXTEND FROM NILES
IN SOUTHERN TRUMBULL COUNTY TO STRUTHERS IN EASTERN MAHONING
COUNTY...INCORPORATING ALERTS FOR TRUMBULL COUNTY INTO THE
WARNINGS.

THE DATA AND FORECASTS FOR THESE AND OTHER POINTS CAN BE FOUND
AT: HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV OR WWW.WEATHER.GOV/OHRFC/


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