The National Weather Service (NWS) has declared March 16 through March 22 as Flood Safety Awareness Week. The National Weather Service in La Crosse is providing information about a different flood topic each day during the awareness week.
Today's Topic: National Weather Service Water Resources
The NWS homepage, www.weather.gov, provides up to date weather and water advisory, watch, and warning information for the U.S. and its territories. However, the NWS provides many additional resources to help emergency managers, public officials and private citizens make water decisions.
Weather Prediction Center (WPC) Precipitation Forecasts
WPC provides precipitation forecasts for the entire U.S., including Puerto Rico. WPC also issues excessive rainfall forecasts, short-range discussions on heavy rainfall events, and snowfall and freezing rain probabilities.
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!