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Public Information Statement: PNS 16-32

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

215 PM EDT Thu Sep 15 2016


To:        Subscribers:

           -NOAA Weather Wire Service

           -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


           Other NWS partners and NWS employees


From: Eli Jacks

           Chief, Forecast Services Division


Subject:   Soliciting Comments until September 15, 2017, on the

           Experimental Post Wildfire Debris Flow and Flash

           Flood Webpage


Effective on or before September 15, 2016, the NWS Western

Region Headquarters in Salt Lake City, UT, will produce

experimental information on recent burn scars that pose an

increased risk to life and property. The web page includes an

overview page showing burn scars across the Western United

States. Individual burn scars linked from the overview page will

have their individual web pages. Burn scar specific web page(s)

will provide more detailed information including a map of the

burn scar, road, communities, and other values at risk.  Public

safety information will be included to educate and inform the public.


The web page can be accessed at:


Comments will be accepted from September 15, 2016, through

September 15, 2017, via electronic survey at the following link:


For more information, please contact:


      Matthew Solum

      Decision Support Services Program Manager

      NWS Western Region Headquarters

      Salt Lake City, UT 84138



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