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The USGS prepares for Hurricane Joaquin
The USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center - North Carolina Office is deploying a subset of the USGS Storm-Tide Network around the Outer Banks and coastal North Carolina to monitor the timing, extent, and magnitude of the storm tide following the passage of Hurricane Joaquin. This data will be available from a web application portal at http://water.usgs.gov/floods/FEV/.
The South Atlantic Water Science Center - North Carolina Office is also preparing to respond to the drenching rains and resulting flooding being forecast across North Carolina by ensuring that USGS real-time gages are operational and providing critical information on river stage and rainfall to the public, National Weather Service, and emergency management officials. In addition, USGS will deploy staff to make streamflow measurements at streamgages across the state to verify and update the site-specific relationships or rating between river stage and streamflow. These relationships are critical for determining the volume of water that passes a streamgaging station at any given river stage and are used in issuing flood warnings, mapping floodplains, monitoring water-quality and environmental conditions and managing water resources.
USGS CoreCast: Groundwater Awareness Week is March 6-12
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