Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Omaha/Valley, NE

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6
000
NOUS43 KOAX 031341
PNSOAX
IAC085-NEC177-041341-


SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NEBRASKA
841 AM CDT THU JUL 3 2014

...CHANGE IN FLOOD CATEGORIES ON THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR BLAIR...

TO:      FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER WIRE
         SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER
         INFORMATION NETWORK /EMWIN/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA PORT
         SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/
         CUSTOMERS AND PARTNERS...AND NWS EMPLOYEES

FROM:    JAMES MEYER
         METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
         WFO OMAHA/VALLEY, VALLEY NEBRASKA

SUBJECT: CHANGE IN FLOOD CATEGORIES ON THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR BLAIR

ON THE MISSOURI RIVER NEAR BLAIR...ACTION STAGE IS BEING LOWERED TO
23.5 FEET AND MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS BEING LOWERED TO 28.2 FEET.
THESE CHANGES ARE BEING MADE TO BETTER REFLECT WHEN FLOODING BECOMES
MORE OF AN IMPACT ALONG THIS STRETCH OF THE MISSOURI RIVER. HERE IS
A SUMMARY OF THE CHANGES:

(BLAN1) MISSOURI RIVER NEAR BLAIR:
PREVIOUS ACTION STAGE:     25.5 FT  NEW ACTION STAGE:     23.5 FT
PREVIOUS FLOOD STAGE:      26.5 FT  NEW FLOOD STAGE:    (NO CHANGE)
PREVIOUS MODERATE STAGE:   28.5 FT  NEW MODERATE STAGE:   28.2 FT
PREVIOUS MAJOR STAGE:      33.0 FT  NEW MAJOR STAGE:    (NO CHANGE)

WHEN THIS CHANGE TAKES EFFECT...RIVER FORECASTS FOR THE MISSOURI
RIVER NEAR BLAIR WILL BE ISSUED WHEN THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO
REACH A STAGE OF 23.5 FEET OR GREATER.

THE CHANGES OUTLINED ABOVE WILL TAKE EFFECT ON AUGUST 4, 2014.

FOR THE LATEST RIVER FORECASTS, PLEASE VISIT:

WWW.WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/INDEX.PHP?WFO=OAX (ALL LOWER CASE)

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WELCOMES FEEDBACK.  IF YOU HAVE ANY
QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ON THE INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS
DOCUMENT...PLEASE CONTACT:

         DAVID PEARSON

         SENIOR SERVICE HYDROLOGIST
         NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE
         6707 NORTH 288TH STREET
         VALLEY, NE 68064-9443

         PHONE: 402-359-5166 X493
         EMAIL: DAVID.PEARSON@NOAA.GOV (ALL LOWER CASE)
$$

PEARSON


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