Flood Awareness Week Day 1

...DAY 1 OF 2009 NATIONAL FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK...

YOUR NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREEN BAY INVITES YOUR PARTICIPATION IN THE ANNUAL NATIONAL FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK, MARCH 16-20, 2009.

TODAYS THEME IS THE ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE OR AHPS. AHPS PROVIDES WATER PREDICTION AND DELIVERY METHODS TO SERVE YOUR NEEDS AND THE NEEDS OF ALL OUR PARTNERS IN PROTECTING LIFE AND PROPERTY FROM FLOOD AND OTHER WATER HAZARDS. AHPS PROVIDES YOU WITH EARLIER AND BETTER FLOOD WARNINGS...HELPS EMERGENCY MANAGERS TO BE BETTER PREPARED TO DEFEND THEIR COMMUNITIES FROM FLOODS...AND HELPS RECREATIONAL WATER USERS STAY OUT OF HARMS WAY.

AHPS ENABLES YOU TO GET RELIABLE ANSWERS TO SUCH QUESTIONS AS:

- HOW HIGH WILL THE RIVER RISE?

- WHEN WILL THE RIVER CREST?

- WHERE WILL IT FLOOD?

- HOW LONG WILL THE FLOOD LAST?

- HOW GOOD IS THE FORECAST?

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT AHPS AND FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK IS AVAILABLE AT: WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FLOODSAFETY

 



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