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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
1012 AM CDT MON MAY 10 2021

...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE...

TO: SUBSCRIBERS:
-NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICES
-EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK
-NOAAPORT
OTHER NWS PARTNERS AND EMPLOYEES

FROM:JONATHAN BRAZZELL 
SERVICE HYDROLOGIST WFO LAKE CHARLES

SUBJECT: CHANGES TO THE DURATION OF RIVER FORECASTS FOR THE ATCHAFALAYA
RIVER FROM THE CURRENT 5 DAYS TO 14 DAYS.

ON TUESDAY JUNE 15 2021 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL EXTEND THE
THE DURATION OF RIVER FORECAST FROM 5 DAYS TO 14 DAYS AT ALL THE 
RIVER FORECAST POINTS IN THE ATCHAFALAYA RIVER BASIN. THIS IS BEING 
TO AID IN LONGER PLANNING FOR NAVIGATION AND POTENTIAL FLOOD 
MITIGATION EFFORTS. 

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS CHANGE PLEASE CONTACT:

JONATHAN BRAZZELL
SERVICE HYDROLOGIST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE

PHONE: 337.477.5285 EXT 252
EMAIL: JONATHAN.BRAZZELL@NOAA.GOV