Discontinuation of River Forecasts and Flood Warnings for the Peshekee River Near Champion

TO: FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER WIRE
SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER
INFORMATION NETWORK /EMWIN/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAAPORT
SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/
CUSTOMERS AND PARTNERS...NWS EMPLOYEES

FROM: JUSTIN TITUS
HYDROLOGY PROGRAM MANAGER
WFO MARQUETTE NEGAUNEE...MICHIGAN

SUBJECT: CHANGE EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 4 2013
DISCONTINUANCE OF THE RIVER FORECAST POINT ON THE
PESHEKEE RIVER NEAR CHAMPION /CHPM4/

AS OF DECEMBER 4 2013...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVER
FORECASTS...PROBABILISTIC OUTLOOKS AND RIVER SPECIFIC FLOOD WARNINGS
FOR THE PESHEKEE RIVER NEAR CHAMPION WILL BE DISCONTINUED.

THE REASON FOR THE DISCONTINUATION IS A LACK OF RIVER OBSERVATIONS
ON THE PESHEKEE RIVER...WHICH PROHIBITS ACCURATE FORECAST OR WARNING
SERVICES. THE DECISION TO DISCONTINUE HYDROLOGIC SERVICES AT THIS
LOCATION WAS COORDINATED WITH MARQUETTE COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
AND HYDROELECTRIC OPERATORS.

IN ADDITION TO ENDING FORECAST AND FLOOD WARNING SERVICES...THIS
LOCATION WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE NWS ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION
SERVICES /AHPS/ WEBPAGES.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WELCOMES FEEDBACK. IF YOU HAVE ANY
QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ON THE INFORMATION INCLUDED IN THIS
DOCUMENT...PLEASE CONTACT:

JUSTIN TITUS

HYDROLOGY PROGRAM MANAGER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE
112 AIRPARK DRIVE SOUTH
NEGAUNEE MI 49866

PHONE: (906) 475-5782 EXT. 493
EMAIL: JUSTIN.TITUS@NOAA.GOV



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