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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORMAN OK
132 PM CDT THU MAR 20 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ HAS DECLARED MARCH 16 THROUGH
MARCH 22 AS FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK. THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN NORMAN WILL FEATURE INFORMATION ABOUT A DIFFERENT FLOOD
TOPIC EACH DAY DURING THE AWARENESS WEEK.

TODAY`S TOPIC: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WATER RESOURCES

THE NWS NORMAN HOMEPAGE...WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NORMAN...PROVIDES UP TO
DATE WEATHER AND WATER ADVISORY...WATCH...AND WARNING INFORMATION
FOR WESTERN/CENTRAL OKLAHOMA AND WESTERN NORTH TEXAS. HOWEVER...THE
NWS PROVIDES MANY ADDITIONAL RESOURCES TO HELP EMERGENCY MANAGERS...
PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND PRIVATE CITIZENS MAKE WATER DECISIONS.


ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE /AHPS/

AHPS PROVIDES A SUITE OF RIVER AND FLOOD FORECASTS AND WATER
INFORMATION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY AND HELPS ENSURE THE
NATIONS ECONOMIC WELL-BEING.
WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OUN


NWS RIVER FORECAST CENTERS /RFCS/

THE NWS HAS A NETWORK OF THIRTEEN RFCS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES. THE
ARKANSAS RED BASIN RFC IS LOCATED IN TULSA AND COLLECTS...
PROCESSES...AND PROVIDES WATER RESOURCE...RIVER FORECASTS AND
INFORMATION FOR MAJOR RIVER BASINS ACROSS OKLAHOMA AND PORTIONS OF
NEW MEXICO...COLORADO...KANSAS...MISSOURI...ARKANSAS...AND TEXAS.
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS/RFC/RFC.PHP


WIRELESS EMERGENCY ALERTS

IF YOU HAVE A SMARTPHONE...CHANCES ARE IT HAS A BUILT-IN FEATURE TO
AUTOMATICALLY RECEIVE AND DISPLAY WIRELESS EMERGENCY ALERTS FROM THE
NWS WHEN FLASH FLOODING AND OTHER HAZARDS ARE HAPPENING NEARBY.


FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEBSITE

ON THIS PAGE...YOU WILL FIND INFORMATION ON WHAT TO DO
BEFORE...DURING AND AFTER A FLOOD. WWW.FLOODSAFETY.NOAA.GOV


STAYING AWARE OF AN EVOLVING WEATHER SITUATION CAN HELP YOU PREPARE
WHEN FLOODING OR OTHER WEATHER HAZARDS IMPACT YOUR AREA. BE A FORCE
OF NATURE. WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV.COM/WEATHERREADYNATION/

JOIN US TOMORROW ON THE FINAL DAY OF FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK TO
FIND OUT ABOUT SOME GREAT FLOOD RESOURCES OFFERED BY SEVERAL NWS
PARTNERS!

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