New Probabilistic River Forecasts for Woodston, KS

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
944 PM CDT FRI JUL 12 2013

TO:      FAMILY OF SERVICES/FOS/SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER WIRE
            SERVICE/NWWS/SUBSCRIBERS...EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER
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FROM:    JEREMY WESELY
                HYDROLOGY PROGRAM MANAGER
               WFO HASTINGS NEBRASKA

SUBJECT: ADJUSTMENT TO SERVICES PROVIDED TO THE HASTINGS
                    HYDROLOGIC SERVICE AREA IMPACTING ROOKS AND OSBORNE
                    COUNTIES IN KANSAS.

...NEW PROBABILISTIC RIVER FORECASTS AVAILABLE...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS IMPLEMENTED AHPS
PROBABILISTIC FORECASTS FOR THE RIVER GAUGE WODK1 (SOUTH FORK OF
THE SOLOMON RIVER NEAR WOODSTON.

ADVANCED HYDROLOGY PREDICTION SERVICE OR AHPS IS THE MODERNIZATION
OF HYDROLOGY SERVICES TO IMPROVE FLOOD FORECASTS AND WATER RESOURCES
INFORMATION. GRAPHICAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT:
HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/ (THE WEB ADDRESS IS IN ALL LOWER CASE AND
ONCE ON THE WEB PAGE YOU CAN ZOOM INTO YOUR RESPECTIVE COUNTY).

INFORMATION ON THE INTERNET FOR THESE SITES INCLUDE:
- GRAPHS SHOWING CURRENT AND FORECAST STAGE/RESERVOIR POOL HEIGHTS
- GRAPHS SHOWING CHANCES OR PROBABILITIES OF EXCEEDING CERTAIN
   STAGE/RESERVOIR POOL HEIGHTS
- A MAP SHOWING THE LOCATION OF THE GAUGES

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WELCOMES PUBLIC FEEDBACK. IF YOU HAVE
ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ABOUT THIS CHANGE...PLEASE CONTACT:

     JEREMY WESELY
     HYDROLOGY PROGRAM MANAGER

     NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
     6365 NORTH OSBORNE DRIVE WEST
     HASTINGS...NE 68901-9163
     PHONE: 402-462-4287
     E-MAIL: W-GID.WEBMASTER@NOAA.GOV

The following link will take you directly to the river gauge on the South Fork of the Solomon River near Woodston, KS: http://www.water.weather.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=gid&gage=wodk1 

From this web site you can then select "Chance of Exceeding Levels" either weekely or during the entire period, which will provide you with the following probabilistic charts.

S F Solomon River near Woodston Exceedance Forecast Graph Legend

S F Solomon River near Woodston Exceedance Forecast Graph

S F Solomon River near Woodston Probabalistic Stage Forecast Graph

 



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