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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
119 PM CDT Fri May 12 2017

...Service Change Notice...

To: Subscribers:
 -Family of Services
-NOAA Weather Wire Services
        -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
        Other NWS Partners, Users and NWS Employees

From: Steve Lyons
Meteorologist in Charge
Weather Forecast Office San Angelo, TX

Subject: Changes in Flood Categories for Stream Gage near Fort
         Griffin on the Clear Fork of the Brazos River /ABYT2/

Effective at 1200 Coordinated Universal Time on Monday, June 12,
the National Weather Service will change the flood category stages
for the stream gage at Fort Griffin on the Clear Fork of the
Brazos River.

Because of this change, starting on Monday, June 12, 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 with local emergency managers.

The new flood categories will be as follows:

 1. New flood stage is 35 feet above gage zero. The previous flood
    stage was 25 feet above gage zero.

 2. New moderate flood stage is 45 feet above gage zero. The
    previous moderate flood stage was 35 feet above gage zero.

 3. New major flood stage is 49 feet above gage zero. The
    previous major flood stage was 39 feet above gage zero.

The National Weather Service welcomes public feedback. If you have
any questions or comments on this change, please contact:

 Steve Lyons
Meteorologist in Charge
National Weather Service Forecast Office
7654 Knickerbocker Road
San Angelo, TX 76904

Phone: 325.944.9445
    E-mail:steve.lyons@noaa.gov

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