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Public Information Statement 17-12

National Weather Service Headquarters Silver Spring MD

725 AM EDT Fri Apr 7 2017


To:       Subscribers:

          -NOAA Weather Wire Service

          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


          Other NWS partners and NWS employees


From:     Mary Mullusky

          Water Resources Service Branch Chief


Subject:  Seeking Public Comment and Review on a prototype

          Regional Rainfall web page from NWS Corpus Christi

          through through October 4, 2017


Through October 4, 2017, NWS Corpus Christi, TX, will provide a

prototype web page displaying observed regional rainfall maps

for central and south Texas covering the county warning areas

for Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Austin/San Antonio and

Houston/Galveston. Four graphics containing observed rainfall

durations of 24-hour, 48-hour, 72-hour, and weekly will be



The national Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS) daily

rainfall shapefiles available from


will be used in the generation of these observed rainfall maps. 


All of these maps will be normally produced by noon Central Time

each day and will be available at


The webpage also will include a built-in archive capability so

the user can quickly access past observed rainfall maps. This

prototype web page, which is a limited regional implementation,

will be used to assess and evaluate feedback to support a future

national implementation within AHPS.  An experimental public

comment/review period will take place if NWS decides to pursue

implementation within AHPS.


Comments can be accepted through October 4th, 2017 via an

interactive link on the product webpage:


For more information, please contact:


      Mike Buchanan

      Science and Operations Officer

      NWS Corpus Christi, TX 78406



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