New River Forecast Information

ATTENTION!
ADDITION OF PROBABILISTIC FORECASTS TO RIVER FORECASTS IN
EAST CENTRAL KANSAS

BEGINNING 21 SEPTEMBER 2010...WFO TOPEKA WILL IMPLEMENT AHPS
PROBABILISTIC FORECASTS FOR THE MARAIS DES CYGNES RIVER NEAR
READING...THE POTTAWATOMIE CREEK AT LANE...THE POTTAWATOMIE CREEK
NEAR SCIPIO AND THE SALT CREEK NEAR LYNDON KANSAS.


ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE OR AHPS IS THE MODERNIZATION
OF HYDROLOGIC SERVICES TO IMPROVE FLOOD FORECASTS AND WATER
RESOURCES INFORMATION. GRAPHICAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE ON THE
INTERNET AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV UNDER THE WATER TAB.
ADDITIONALLY...A HYDROLOGIC TEXT PRODUCT...CATEGORY ESF...WILL BE
ISSUED NEAR THE END OF EACH MONTH WITH PROBABILISTIC FORECASTS FOR
THESE NEW SITES AND FOR THE EXISTING PROBABILISTIC FORECAST POINTS
IN NEOSHO RIVER BASIN...BIG BLUE RIVER BASIN AND AT TURKEY CREEK
NEAR SENECA, KS.

INFORMATION PROVIDED ON THE INTERNET INCLUDES:
- GRAPHS SHOWING CURRENT AND FORECAST LEVELS
- GRAPHS SHOWING CHANCES OR PROBABILITIES OF EXCEEDING
CERTAIN LEVELS...FLOW AND VOLUME.
- IMPACT INFORMATION WHICH IS A DESCRIPTION OF WHAT HAPPENS
WHEN THE RIVER REACHES CERTAIN LEVELS.
- A MAP AND SOMETIMES PHOTOGRAPHS SHOWING THE LOCATION OF THE
GAGE.

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

JOHN WOYNICK
HYDROLOGIC PROGRAM MANAGER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE
1116 NE STRAIT AVE
TOPEKA KS 66616

PHONE: 785-232-1493
EMAIL: JOHN.WOYNICK@NOAA.GOV


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