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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
945 AM CDT THU MAR 20 2014

ARZ001-002-010-011-019-020-029-OKZ049-053>076-210245-
BENTON-CARROLL-WASHINGTON AR-MADISON-CRAWFORD-FRANKLIN-SEBASTIAN-
PUSHMATAHA-CHOCTAW-OSAGE-WASHINGTON OK-NOWATA-CRAIG-OTTAWA-PAWNEE-
TULSA-ROGERS-MAYES-DELAWARE-CREEK-OKFUSKEE-OKMULGEE-WAGONER-
CHEROKEE-ADAIR-MUSKOGEE-MCINTOSH-SEQUOYAH-PITTSBURG-HASKELL-
LATIMER-LE FLORE-
945 AM 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 TULSA WILL FEATURE INFORMATION ABOUT A DIFFERENT FLOOD
TOPIC EACH DAY DURING THE AWARENESS WEEK.

TODAY`S TOPIC: NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WATER RESOURCES

THE NWS TULSA HOMEPAGE...WWW.WEATHER.GOV/TULSA...PROVIDES UP TO DATE
WEATHER AND WATER ADVISORY...WATCH...AND WARNING INFORMATION FOR
EASTERN OKLAHOMA AND NORTHWEST ARKANSAS. 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=TSA


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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