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SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SULLIVAN WI
345 PM FRI AUG. 21 2015

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

FROM:     BRIAN HAHN
          SERVICE HYDROLOGIST

SUBJECT:  NEW FLOOD INUNDATION MAPS FOR THE ROCK RIVER IN WISCONSIN

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ HAS IMPLEMENTED NEW FLOOD
INUNDATION MAPS TO THE ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE /AHPS/
WEB PORTAL FOR 5 SITES ALONG THE ROCK RIVER.  THE SITES ARE
WATERTOWN...JEFFERSON...FORT ATKINSON AND LAKE KOSHKONONG IN
JEFFERSON COUNTY...AND AFTON IN ROCK COUNTY.

AHPS INUNDATION MAPS PROVIDE INFORMATION ON THE SPATIAL EXTENT AND
DEPTH OF FLOODWATERS IN THE VICINITY OF THE FIVE SITES. USERS WILL
BE ABLE TO DISPLAY THE MAPS FOR VARIOUS RIVER LEVELS...COMBINED WITH
RIVER OBSERVATIONS AND NWS RIVER FORECASTS..ENHANCE THE
COMMUNICATION OF FLOOD RISK AND PROVIDE USERS ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
TO BETTER MITIGATE FLOODING IMPACTS.

THESE INUNDATION MAPS WERE DEVELOPED THROUGH PARTNERSHIP WITH THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE...WIS. DEPT. OF NATURAL
RESOURCES...WISCONSIN EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT...U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
AND THE FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY.

THE MAPS FOR INDIVIDUAL SITES CAN BE SEEN AT
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=MKX

ON THE SPECIFIC AHPS WEB PAGES FOR EACH OF THE FIVE SITES...LOOK FOR
INUNDATION MAPPING.

OTHER PERTINENT WEBSITES ARE:
HTTP:/WWW/WEATHER.GOV/MKX
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS/INUNDATION.PHP
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NCRFC

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE WEB ADDRESSES SHOULD BE TYPED IN LOWER CASE
LETTERS.

FOR QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS...CONTACT:

BRIAN HAHN-SERVICE HYDROLOGIST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
N3533 HARDSCRABBLE ROAD
DOUSMAN WI 53118

E-MAIL: BRIAN.HAHN@NOAA.GOV

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