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Public Information Statement
Statement as of 9:32 am EDT on July 22, 2014

...Public information statement...

To: subscribers: -family of services -NOAA weather wire service -emergency managers weather information network other NWS partners...users and employees

From: National Weather Service weather forecast office 4 Falcon drive Peachtree City Georgia

Subject: new flood inundation maps available on the advanced hydrologic prediction service web Portal

Effective on Monday...July 21 2014...the NWS added new flood inundation maps to the advanced hydrologic prediction service /ahps/ web Portal.

Flood inundation maps will be available for the following location:

Ocmulgee River at Macon Georgia

The inundation maps provide information on the spatial extent and depth of flood waters in the vicinity of NWS river forecast locations. Users will be able to display flood inundation maps for various levels ranging from minor flooding through the greatest flood on record. Flood inundation maps...combined with river observations and NWS forecasts...enhance the communication of flood risk and provide users additional information needed to better mitigate the impacts of flooding and build more resilient communities.

Users can access these flood inundation maps and associated geospatial data /shapefiles/ through the ahps web Portal /use lower case/:

Water.Weather.Gov/ahps/

A complete list of flood inundation map locations is online at /use lower case/:

Water.Weather.Gov/ahps/inundation.Php

A users guide for the flood inundation map web interface is available at /use lower case/:

Water.Weather.Gov/ahps2/inundation/inundation_mapping_user_guide.Pdf

If you have any questions or comments...please contact:

Kent Frantz WFO Peachtree City Georgia senior service hydrologist 770.486.1133 ext 228 Kent.Frantz@noaa.Gov

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