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SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF ARIZONA
113 PM MST TUESDAY SEP 19 2017

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

FROM: BRIAN KLIMOWSKI METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE WEATHER FORECAST
OFFICE FLAGSTAFF ARIZONA

SUBJECT: CHANGES IN FLOOD CATEGORIES FOR STREAM GAGE NEAR TUBA CITY
ON THE MOENKOPI WASH /MOEA3/

EFFECTIVE AT 1200 COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME ON SUNDAY OCTOBER 1,
2017...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL CHANGE THE FLOOD CATEGORY
STAGES FOR THE STREAM GAGE NEAR TUBA CITY ON THE MOENKOPI WASH.
BECAUSE OF THIS CHANGE...STARTING ON SUNDAY OCTOBER 1, 2017...FLOOD
WARNINGS...FLOOD STATEMENTS AND FLOOD ADVISORIES WILL REFERENCE THE
NEW CATEGORY LEVELS. THIS CHANGE IS PART OF A RECENT RE-EVALUATION
OF THE FLOOD PLAIN.

THE NEW FLOOD CATEGORIES WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:

1. NEW MINOR FLOOD STAGE IS 25.0 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO. THE PREVIOUS
FLOOD STAGE WAS 25.5 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO.
2. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 26.4 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO. THERE IS NO
CHANGE FROM THE PREVIOUS MODERATE FLOOD STAGE.
3. MAJOR FLOOD STAGE IS 27.4 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO. THERE IS NO
CHANGE FROM THE PREVIOUS MAJOR FLOOD STAGE.

REALTIME DATA AND FORECASTS FOR THE STREAM GAGE NEAR TUBA CITY ON
THE MOENKOPI WASH /MOEA3/ CAN BE FOUND AT:

http://water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=fgz&gage=moea3

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WELCOMES PUBLIC FEEDBACK. IF YOU HAVE
ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ON THIS CHANGE...PLEASE CONTACT:

BRIAN KLIMOWSKI
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
FLAGSTAFF WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE
P.O. BOX 16057 BELLEMONT, AZ 86015-6057
PHONE: (928) 556-9161
E-MAIL: BRIAN.KLIMOWSKI@NOAA.GOV

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