Changes to River Page Links

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO


TO: SUBSCRIBERS:
-FAMILY OF SERVICES
-NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE
-EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK
OTHER NWS PARTNERS...USERS AND EMPLOYEES

FROM:    DR. THOMAS GRAZIANO
HYDROLOGIC SERVICES DIVISION CHIEF
OFFICE OF CLIMATE WATER AND WEATHER SERVICES

SUBJECT: NEW URLS FOR HYDROLOGIC INFORMATION WEB PAGES

EFFECTIVE APRIL 19 2010 AT 1800 UTC...THE URLS USED FOR THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICES /NWS/ HYDROLOGIC SERVICES WEB PAGES...SOMETIMES
CALLED THE ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICES /AHPS/ WEB
PAGES...WILL CHANGE AS FOLLOWS...

NATIONAL RIVER CONDITIONS POINT MAP:

OLD URL:  HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS

NEW URL:  HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV

NATIONAL PRECIPITATION ANALYSIS MAP:

OLD URL:  HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV

NEW URL:  HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/PRECIP

NATIONAL RIVER CONDITION REAL SIMPLE SYNDICATION FEEDS:

OLD URL:  HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS/RSS

NEW URL:  HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS/RSS

HYDROGRAPH PAGES

OLD URL:  HTTP://XXXXXXXXXXXX/AHPS2/HYDROGRAPH.PHPXXXX

NEW URL:  HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/HYDROGRAPH.PHPXXXX

XML PAGES

OLD URL:  HTTP://XXXXXXXXXXXX/AHPS2/XML/XXXXX.XML

NEW URL:  HTTP://WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/HYDROGRAPH_TO_XML.PHPXXXX

OTHER PAGES FOLLOW THE PATTERN IN THE EXAMPLES ABOVE WHERE THE
SECTION IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING HTTP:// IS REPLACED WITH
WATER.WEATHER.GOV.

THESE CHANGES ARE BEING MADE IN CONJUNCTION WITH INFRASTRUCTURE
CHANGES TO INCREASE THE RELIABILITY FOR THE NWS WEB-BASED HYDROLOGIC
SERVICES.

THESE URL CHANGES WILL NOT AFFECT USERS WHO ACCESS NWS WEB-BASED
HYDROLOGIC SERVICES THROUGH THE TABS ON THE NWS MAIN PAGE AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV. USERS WHO ACCESS EITHER THE NATIONAL RIVER
FORECAST POINT MAP OR OTHER AHPS PAGES THROUGH BOOKMARKS WILL BE
AUTOMATICALLY REDIRECTED TO THE NEW URLS AND CAN UPDATE THEIR
BOOKMARKS AFTER THE REDIRECTION.

USERS WHO CURRENTLY BOOKMARK THE NATIONAL PRECIPITATION MAP AT
WATER.WEATHER.GOV WILL BE DIRECTED TO THE AHPS MAIN PAGE. THE
NATIONAL PRECIPITATION MAP WILL BE ACCESSIBLE FROM A TAB ON THE MAIN
PAGE AND THE BOOKMARK CAN BE UPDATED AT THAT TIME.

USERS WHO AUTOMATICALLY INTERROGATE THE NWS HYDROLOGIC SERVICES WEB
PAGES TO OBTAIN HYDROLOGIC FORECASTS AND DATA WILL HAVE TO CHANGE
THE URL IN THEIR PROCEDURES SO THEY ACCESS THE CORRECT WEB LOCATION.

THIS CHANGE WILL BE POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE AND TIME IF APRIL 19
2010 IS DESIGNATED A CRITICAL WEATHER DAY...AND FURTHER INFORMATION
ON A NEW DATE AND TIME WILL THEN BE PROVIDED.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION...PLEASE CONTACT:

DONNA PAGE
OFFICE OF HYDROLOGIC DEVELOPMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
DONNA.PAGE@NOAA.GOV

TIM HELBLE
OFFICE OF CLIMATE, WATER, AND WEATHER SERVICES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
TIMOTHY.HELBLE@NOAA.GOV

NATIONAL PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENTS ARE ONLINE AT
/USE LOWER CASE LETTERS/:

HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/OS/NOTIF.HTM


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