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NWS River Forecast Basins (GIS Coverage)
Entry ID: NWS_Riverbasins

Abstract: National Weather Service forecast basins for contiguous United
States and Puerto Rico.

Note: This documentation also applied to the sub-coverages of basins
for individual RFC's

The purpose of this map is for background use at the Weather
Forecasting Offices (WFO)

Coverage Creation Description:

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Caption:  River Basins defined by each RFC using IHABBS system (NOAA/NASA)
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 71.0   S: 19.0   E: -66.0   W: -166.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: NOAA/NWS
Dataset Title: NWS River Forecast Bsins
Dataset Release Date: 1998-10-17
Dataset Release Place: Silver Spring, MD
Dataset Publisher: NOAA/NWS
Data Presentation Form: GIS map
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1998-10-01
Stop Date: 1998-10-17
Use Constraints Cite NOAA/NWS when using product
Data Set Progress
Originating Center
Data Center
National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: w-nws.webmaster at
Contact Address:
NWS Office of Public Affairs
1325 East West Highway
City: Silver Spring
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20910
Country: USA
Distribution Media: electronic
Distribution Size: 6531174 bytes
Distribution Format: compressed shapefile
Fees: no fees
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2002-07-18
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24