EXAMPLE PRODUCT


RIVER STATEMENT
DAILY RIVER STAGE FORECASTS 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD, VA
1145 AM EDT WED MAY 24 2000

DURING THE PAST 24 HOURS...PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS RANGED BETWEEN 
ONE-QUARTER /.25/ AND ONE-HALF /.50/ AN INCH. ONE-TENTH /.10/ OF AN 
INCH OR LESS IS EXPECTED WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS 
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. ONLY MINOR CHANGES IN RIVER LEVELS ARE 
EXPECTED IN THE JAMES...APPOMATTOX  AND CHOWAN BASINS DURING THE
NEXT 24 HOURS.

    

                    FLD  OBSERVED         AM FORECAST     
LOCATION            STG  DAY TIME         THU    FRI    SAT     

LOWER JAMES BASIN
  PALMYRA           17   3.9 WED 08 AM    3.5              
  CARTERSVILLE      20   3.3 WED 08 AM    2.5              
  RICHMOND WESTHAM  12   5.8 WED 08 AM    4.9    4.7       
  RICHMOND LOCKS     9   3.3 WED 08 AM                     

APPOMATTOX BASIN
  FARMVILLE         16   4.9 WED 08 AM    4.0              
  MATOACA           10   3.3 WED 08 AM                     
  MATTOAX           21   9.5 WED 08 AM                     

CHOWAN BASIN
  LAWRENCEVILLE     15   4.2 WED 08 AM    3.6    3.2    3.0
  EMPORIA           23   5.5 WED 08 AM    5.4    4.9    4.5
  SEBRELL           16   6.3 WED 08 AM    6.7    7.0    6.6
  RAWLINGS          10   3.3 WED 08 AM                     
  STONY CREEK       15   5.2 WED 08 AM                     
  FRANKLIN          12   3.8 WED 08 AM                     

NOTE...THESE FORECAST DO NOT TAKE INTO ACCOUNT FLUCTUATIONS CAUSED BY
CHANGES IN RESERVOIR RELEASES. FORECASTS INCLUDE ALL RAINFALL 
THROUGH 8:00 AM TODAY...PLUS THE EFFECTS OF PROJECTED RAINFALL 
THROUGH 8:00 AM TOMORROW. DURING PERIODS OF FLOODING ...CREST 
FORECAST UPDATES MAY BE OBTAINED IN RIVER FLOOD WARNINGS /WBCFLWAKQ/
AND RIVER FLOOD STATEMENTS /WBCFLSAKQ/. UPDATED HYDROLOGIC 
INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE OBTAINED FROM OUR WEB PAGE AT 
HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/ER/AKQ/HYDRO.HTM

K. LYNCH







Product Headers:
FGUS81 KAKQ
WBCRVSAKQ


Issuance Times:
By noon each day.

Additional Info:
This product includes a textual summary of observed and forecast conditions, followed by a tabular river summary and forecast.