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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX  
153 PM CDT TUE OCT 24 2017  
   
..SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE
 
 
TO:SUBSCRIBERS  
-FAMILY OF SERVICES  
-NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICES  
-EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK OTHER NWS  
-PARTNERS, USERS AND NWS EMPLOYEES  
 
FROM:DR. STEVEN LYONS  
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE  
WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE SAN ANGELO, TX  
 
SUBJECT: CHANGES IN FLOOD CATEGORIES FOR MULTIPLE RIVER FORECAST  
POINTS ALONG THE CLEAR FORK OF THE BRAZOS RIVER  
 
EFFECTIVE AT 1200 COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER  
27, 2017, THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WILL CHANGE THE FLOOD  
CATEGORY STAGES FOR MULTIPLE RIVER FORECAST POINTS ALONG THE CLEAR  
FORK OF THE BRAZOS RIVER. THE AFFECTED POINTS ARE LOCATED NEAR  
ROBY, HAWLEY AND NUGENT. THESE CHANGES ARE PART OF A COORDINATED  
EFFORT WITH LOCAL EMERGENCY MANAGERS.  
 
BECAUSE OF THESE CHANGES, STARTING ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2017,  
FLOOD WARNINGS, FLOOD STATEMENTS AND FLOOD ADVISORIES WILL  
REFERENCE THE NEW CATEGORY LEVELS. THESE CHANGES ARE PART OF A  
RECENT RE-EVALUATION OF THE FLOOD PLAIN WITH LOCAL EMERGENCY  
MANAGERS.  
 
THE NEW FLOOD CATEGORIES WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:  
 
CLEAR FORK OF THE BRAZOS RIVER NEAR ROBY  
 
1. NEW FLOOD STAGE IS 18 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO. THE PREVIOUS FLOOD  
STAGE WAS 22 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO.  
 
2. NEW MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 20 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO. THE  
PREVIOUS MODERATE FLOOD STAGE WAS 24 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO.  
 
3. NEW MAJOR FLOOD STAGE IS 22 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO. THE PREVIOUS  
MAJOR FLOOD STAGE WAS 28 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO.  
 
CLEAR FORK OF THE BRAZOS RIVER AT HAWLEY  
 
1. NEW FLOOD STAGE IS 14 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO. THE PREVIOUS  
FLOOD STAGE WAS 25 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO.  
 
2. NEW MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS 17 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO. THE  
PREVIOUS MODERATE FLOOD STAGE WAS 28 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO.  
 
3. NEW MAJOR FLOOD STAGE IS 25 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO. THE  
PREVIOUS MAJOR FLOOD STAGE WAS 33 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO.  
 
CLEAR FORK OF THE BRAZOS RIVER AT NUGENT  
 
1. FLOOD STAGE IS UNCHANGED.  
 
2. MODERATE FLOOD STAGE IS UNCHANGED.  
 
3. NEW MAJOR FLOOD STAGE IS 27 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO. THE PREVIOUS  
MAJOR FLOOD STAGE WAS 29 FEET ABOVE GAGE ZERO.  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WELCOMES PUBLIC FEEDBACK. IF YOU HAVE  
ANY QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ON THESE CHANGES, PLEASE CONTACT:  
 
DR. STEVEN LYONS  
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE  
7654 KNICKERBOCKER ROAD  
SAN ANGELO, TX 76904  
PHONE: 325.944.9445  
E-MAIL: STEVE.LYONS@NOAA.GOV  
 

 
 
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