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SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
1015AM EST TUE APR 26 2016

...New River Forecast Service on the Elkhorn Creek at Peaks Mills...

To:          Family of Services /FOS/ Subscribers, NOAA Weather Wire
             Service /NWWS/ Subscribers, Emergency Managers Weather
             Information Network /EMWIN/ Subscribers, NOAAPORT
             Subscribers, Other National Weather Service /NWS/
             Customers and Partners, and NWS Employees

From:        John Gordon
             Meteorologist in Charge
             WFO Louisville, Kentucky

Subject:     New River Forecast Service on the Elkhorn Creek at
             Peaks Mills KY

The National Weather Service upon coordination with local, state,
and federal officials is happy to announce that river forecasts will
now be available for the Elkhorn Creek at Peaks Mills. This location
is near Frankfort.

These forecasts will be issued everyday. In addition, the critical
levels for this location are:

Minor Flooding (flood stage): 10 feet
           Moderate Flooding: 12 feet
              Major Flooding: 14 feet

The NWS will provide statements, advisories, and warnings as
necessary, when the river is forecast to approach or exceed 10 feet.
Statements and warnings will continue until the river drops below 10
feet.

The National Weather Service welcomes public comments. If you have
any questions or comments on this new service, please contact:

             Mike Callahan
             Senior Service Hydrologist
             National Weather Service Forecast Office
             6201 Theiler Lane
             Louisville KY 40229

             Phone: (502) 969-8842 x493
             Email: mike.callahan@noaa.gov

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