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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR  
200 PM CDT FRI MAR 22 2018  
 
...TODAY'S TOPIC FOR FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK IS PARTNER  
RESOURCES...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE (NWS) IN LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS, ALONG  
WITH THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT HAS DECLARED  
MARCH 18TH THROUGH THE 22ND AS FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK. EACH  
DAY DURING THE AWARENESS WEEK WILL FEATURE INFORMATION ABOUT A  
DIFFERENT FLOOD RELATED TOPIC.  
   
..PARTNER RESOURCES
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WORKS WITH AND RELIES ON STRATEGIC  
PARTNERS INVOLVED IN RIVER OBSERVATIONS, RESERVOIR MANAGEMENT,  
FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT, FLOOD HAZARD MITIGATION, AND FLOOD  
PREPAREDNESS, AND SAFETY TO REDUCE THE LOSS OF LIFE AND PROPERTY  
DUE TO FLOODS. TODAY WE ARE SHARING SOME GREAT TOOLS FROM SEVERAL  
OF OUR PARTNERS.  
 
FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA)  
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SAFETY INFORMATION: WWW.READY.GOV  
 
SAFETY KIT ASSEMBLY: WWW.READY.GOV/BUILD-A-KIT  
 
PROPERTY PROTECTION AND FLOOD INSURANCE: WWW.FLOODSMART.GOV  
 
ASSESS YOUR FLOOD RISK: MSC.FEMA.GOV  
 
UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS  
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LITTLE ROCK DISTRICT WWW.SWL.USACE.ARMY.MIL/  
 
MEMPHIS DISTRICT WWW.MVM.USACE.ARMY.MIL/  
 
VICKSBURG DISTRICT WWW.MVK.USACE.ARMY.MIL/  
 
UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY  
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ADDRESS: WWW.USGS.GOV/MEDIA/IMAGES/LITTLE-ROCK-AR-USGS  
 
WATER WATCH: WATERWATCH.USGS.GOV/INDEX.PHP?ID=WW  
 
WATER ALERT - NATIONAL WATER INFORMATION SYSTEM:  
MAPS.WATERDATA.USGS.GOV/MAPPER/WATERALERT/  
 
ARKANSAS FLOODPLAIN ASSOCIATION (AFMA)  
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ADDRESS: WWW.ARKANSASFLOODS.ORG/  
 
ARKANSAS NATURAL RESOURCES COMMISSION (ANRC)  
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ADDRESS: WWW.ANRC.ARKANSAS.GOV/  
 
WATER MANAGEMENT:  
WWW.ANRC.ARKANSAS.GOV/DIVISIONS/WATER-RESOURCES-MANAGEMENT  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WORKS WITH MANY OF THESE KEY PARTNERS  
TO COMPLETE THE MISSION OF PROTECTING LIFE AND PROPERTY. SOME  
ADDITIONAL KEY PARTNERS ARE THE NATIONAL HYDROLOGIC WARNING COUNCIL,  
ASSOCIATION OF STATE FLOODPLAIN MANAGERS, THE NATIONAL SAFETY  
COUNCIL, MEDIA OUTLETS, AND MANY OTHER GOVERNMENT AND PRIVATE SECTOR  
ORGANIZATIONS. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ANY OF OUR PARTNERS, OR TO  
LEARN ABOUT PARTNERS LOCAL TO YOUR AREA, CONTACT YOUR LOCAL NWS  
OFFICE.  
 

 
 
AS WE WRAP UP THE 2019 FLOOD SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK, REMEMBER,  
FLOODING CAN OCCUR IN ANY OF THE FIFTY STATES OR U.S. TERRITORIES  
AT ANY TIME OF THE YEAR. PREPARE YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY, AND YOUR  
HOME. BE AWARE OF POTENTIAL FLOODING IN YOUR AREA, TURN AROUND DONT  
DROWN, AND HELP MAKE THE U.S. A MORE WEATHER READY NATION!  
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/WRN/  
 
TO CONTACT US, EMAIL SENIOR SERVICE HYDROLOGIST TABITHA CLARKE  
AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LITTLE ROCK. HER ADDRESS IS  
TABITHA.CLARKE@NOAA.GOV  
 

 
 
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