654  
NOUS41 KILN 211721  
PNSILN  
OHZ070-077-220530-  
 
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILMINGTON OH  
121 PM EDT THU SEP 21 2017  
 
...MILL CREEK STREAM GAGES TO BE DISCONTINUED DUE TO LACK OF  
FUNDING PARTNER...  
 
EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 30, 2017, THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY RIVER  
GAGES ALONG THE MILL CREEK AT KEMPER ROAD IN SHARONVILLE AND MILL  
CREEK AT GLENDALE-MILFORD ROAD IN EVENDALE WILL LOSE MATCHING  
FUNDING AND WILL BE DISCONTINUED, UNLESS A LOCAL, REGIONAL OR  
STATE PARTNER IS FOUND TO CO-FUND THE STREAM GAGES WITH THE  
U.S.G.S.  
 
THESE 2 STREAM GAGES ARE UTILIZED IN NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
FLOOD WARNINGS FOR THE MILL CREEK IN SHARONVILLE AND EVENDALE. THE  
NWS PROVIDES FLOOD WARNINGS WHEN FLOODING ALONG MILL CREEK IS  
EXPECTED, BASED ON A COMBINATION OF THIS CRITICAL RIVER DATA  
COMBINED WITH RAINFALL FORECASTS AND OBSERVATIONS. BOTH GAGES ARE  
EQUIPPED WITH TEXT MESSAGING NOTIFICATION SERVICES FOR THOSE  
INTERESTED AND/OR IMPACTED BY FLOODING ALONG MILL CREEK.  
 
FOR INFORMATION ABOUT SUPPORTING DATA COLLECTION AT EITHER OF  
THESE GAGE LOCATIONS, PLEASE CONTACT TOM HARRIS WITH THE OHIO  
U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY AT 614-430-7727.  
 
NWS FLOOD DESCRIPTIONS AND IMPACTS, AS WELL AS HISTORICAL CREST  
INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT:  
 
WATER.WEATHER.GOV/AHPS2/HYDROGRAPH.PHP?WFO=ILN&GAGE=EVNO1  
 
ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS CAN BE FORWARDED TO:  
 
JULIA DIAN-REED, SERVICE HYDROLOGIST  
AT -- JULIA.DIAN-REED@NOAA.GOV  
 

 
 
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