Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Atlanta, GA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5
000
NOUS42 KFFC 221333
PNSFFC

GAZ001>009-011>016-019>025-027-030>039-041>062-066>076-078>086-089>09
8-102>113-231215-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
932 AM EDT TUE JUL 22 2014

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

TO:  SUBSCRIBERS:
    -FAMILY OF SERVICES
    -NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE
    -EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK
    OTHER NWS PARTNERS...USERS AND EMPLOYEES

FROM:   NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE
        4 FALCON DRIVE PEACHTREE CITY GEORGIA

SUBJECT: NEW FLOOD INUNDATION MAPS AVAILABLE ON THE ADVANCED
         HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE WEB PORTAL


EFFECTIVE ON MONDAY...JULY 21 2014...THE NWS ADDED NEW FLOOD
INUNDATION MAPS TO THE ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE /AHPS/
WEB PORTAL.

FLOOD INUNDATION MAPS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATION:

  OCMULGEE RIVER AT MACON GEORGIA

THE INUNDATION MAPS PROVIDE INFORMATION ON THE SPATIAL EXTENT AND
DEPTH OF FLOOD WATERS IN THE VICINITY OF NWS RIVER FORECAST
LOCATIONS. USERS WILL BE ABLE TO DISPLAY FLOOD INUNDATION MAPS FOR
VARIOUS LEVELS RANGING FROM MINOR FLOODING THROUGH THE GREATEST
FLOOD ON RECORD. FLOOD INUNDATION MAPS...COMBINED WITH RIVER
OBSERVATIONS AND NWS FORECASTS...ENHANCE THE COMMUNICATION OF FLOOD
RISK AND PROVIDE USERS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION NEEDED TO BETTER
MITIGATE THE IMPACTS OF FLOODING AND BUILD MORE RESILIENT
COMMUNITIES.

USERS CAN ACCESS THESE FLOOD INUNDATION MAPS AND ASSOCIATED
GEOSPATIAL DATA /SHAPEFILES/ THROUGH THE AHPS WEB PORTAL /USE LOWER
CASE/:

WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS/

A COMPLETE LIST OF FLOOD INUNDATION MAP LOCATIONS IS ONLINE AT
/USE LOWER CASE/:

WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS/INUNDATION.PHP

A USERS GUIDE FOR THE FLOOD INUNDATION MAP WEB INTERFACE IS AVAILABLE
AT /USE LOWER CASE/:

WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INUNDATION/INUNDATION_MAPPING_USER_GUIDE.PDF

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS...PLEASE CONTACT:

KENT FRANTZ
WFO PEACHTREE CITY GEORGIA
SENIOR SERVICE HYDROLOGIST
770.486.1133 EXT 228
KENT.FRANTZ@NOAA.GOV

$$

16





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.