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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SHREVEPORT LOUISIANA
745 AM CST WED JAN 10 1996

TODAY (JANUARY 10 1996)...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE
CHARLES LOUISIANA WILL ASSUME HYDROLOGIC SERVICE AREA (HSA)
RESPONSIBILITY FOR A PORTION OF THE RED RIVER IN LOUISIANA THAT WAS
PREVIOUSLY THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
SHREVEPORT LOUISIANA.  AS A RESULT...THE LAKE CHARLES NWSO WILL
BEGIN ISSUING FORECASTS AND FLOOD WARNINGS FOR THE FOLLOWING
FORECAST POINTS ON THE RED RIVER IN LOUISIANA:

ALEXANDRIA
RED RIVER LOCK AND DAM 2
RED RIVER LOCK AND DAM 1

NOAA WEATHER WIRE SUBSCRIBERS IN LOUISIANA SHOULD REPROGRAM THEIR
RECEIVERS TO INCLUDE THE THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS:

PRODUCT CODE                  DESCRIPTION

NEWESFLCH                FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK
NEWFLWLCH                RIVER FLOOD WARNING
NEWFLSLCH                RIVER FLOOD STATEMENT
NEWRVSLCH                RIVER STATEMENT
NEWRVALCH                DAILY RIVER SUMMARY

ANYONE NEEDING FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THESE CHANGES IN
HYDROLOGIC SERVICE AREA RESPONSIBILITY SHOULD CONTACT LEE HARRISON...
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE OR CRAIG S. ROSS...SERVICE HYDROLOGIST AT
THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS AND/OR TELEPHONE NUMBER.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
5655 HOLLYWOOD AVENUE
SHREVEPORT LOUISIANA 57709
(318) 631-3669

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