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             NWSRFS USER MANUAL UPDATE INSTRUCTIONS
             
                     SELECTED USER RELEASE


RELEASE DATE:  05/09/2005           RELEASE NUMBER:  81 


DOCUMENTS NEW OR UPDATED


     DOCUMENT IDENTIFIER                  DOCUMENT TITLE                    STATUS
     
  1. OUTLINE-ALL_USERS                    NWSRFS User Manual Outline for    UPDATE
                                           All Users Distribution          

  2. OUTLINE-BOTH_USERS                   NWSRFS User Manual Outline for    UPDATE
                                           All Users and Selected Users    
                                           Distribution                    

  3. I.1                                  Introduction to the National      UPDATE
                                           Weather Service River Forecast  
                                           System (NWSRFS) User Manual     

  4. I.2-UNIX-FFG                         Program Execution Information     UPDATE
                                           for Flash Flood Guidance System 
                                           Programs on UNIX Systems        

  5. I.2-UNIX-ICP                         Program Execution Information     UPDATE
                                           for the Calibration System      
                                           Interactive Calibration Program 
                                           (ICP) On UNIX Systems           

  6. I.2-UNIX-OFS                         Program Execution Information     UPDATE
                                           for Operational Forecast System 
                                           Programs on UNIX Systems        

  7. I.5                                  Creation of Operational Forecast  UPDATE
                                           System User Data Files          

  8. II.4-UNIT-HG                         Unit Hydrograph                   UPDATE

  9. II.6-CALB-MAP                        Calibration System Mean Areal     UPDATE
                                           Precipitation (MAP)             
                                           Computational Procedure         

 10. II.7-CALB-MAT                        Calibration System Mean Areal     UPDATE
                                           Temperature (MAT) Computational 
                                           Procedure                       

 11. II.9                                 Flash Flood Guidance System       UPDATE
                                           Techniques and Program          
                                           Processing Information          

 12. II.9.1                               Flash Flood Guidance Techniques   NEW

 13. II.9.1-FFG                           Flash Flood and Water Supply      NEW
                                           Guidance                        

 14. II.9.1-FFG-COMP                      Flash Flood Guidance              NEW
                                           Computational Method            

 15. II.9.1-FFG-OPER                      Flash Flood Guidance Operation    NEW
                                           Description                     

 16. II.9.1-FFG-RUNOFF                    Flash Flood Guidance Threshold    NEW
                                           Runoff                          

 17. II.9.1-FFG-WSUP                      Municipal Water Supply Guidance   NEW

 18. II.9.2-FFG                           Flash Flood Guidance (FFG)        NEW
                                           System Processing Information   

 19. II.9.2-FFG-FFGUID                    Flash Flood Guidance Computation  NEW
                                           Program (FFGUID) Processing     
                                           Information                     

 20. II.9.2-FFG-PRODGEN                   Flash Flood Guidance Product      NEW
                                           Generation Program (PRODGEN)    
                                           Processing Information          

 21. III.1                                Introduction to User Information  UPDATE
                                           for Calibration Data Processing 

 22. IV.1                                 Introduction to User Information  UPDATE
                                           for Model Calibration           

 23. IV.1.2-MAP                           Steps to Follow When Computing    UPDATE
                                           Mean Areal Precipitation (MAP)  
                                           for Model Calibration           

 24. IV.1.2-MAT                           Steps to Follow When Computing    UPDATE
                                           Mean Areal Temperature (MAT) for
                                           Model Calibration               

 25. IV.4.1-ICP                           Calibration System Interactive    UPDATE
                                           Calibration Program (ICP)       

 26. IV.4.1-MCP3                          Calibration System Manual         UPDATE
                                           Calibration Program (MCP3)      

 27. IV.4.2-OPT3                          Calibration System Automatic      UPDATE
                                           Parameter Optimization Program  
                                           (OPT3)                          

 28. V.1                                  Introduction to User Information  UPDATE
                                           for Forecast Component Time     
                                           Series, Operations and Rating   
                                           Curves                          

 29. V.2                                  Forecast Component Time Series    UPDATE
                                           Definition                      

 30. V.2.1                                Internal Identification of Time   UPDATE
                                           Series                          

 31. V.2.2                                Forecast Component Data Type      UPDATE
                                           Codes                           

 32. V.2.4                                Forecast Component Time Series    UPDATE
                                           External Location Information   

 33. V.3                                  Forecast Component Operations     UPDATE

 34. V.3.3                                Description of Forecast           UPDATE
                                           Component Operations            

 35. V.3.3-ADJUST-Q                       Adjust Simulated Discharge        UPDATE
                                           Operation                       

 36. V.3.3-MERGE-TS                       Merge Time Series Operation       UPDATE

 37. V.3.3-MUSKROUT                       Muskingum Routing Operation       UPDATE

 38. V.3.3-PLOT-TS                        Plot Time Series Operation        UPDATE

 39. V.3.3-SAC-SMA                        Sacramento Soil Moisture          UPDATE
                                           Accounting Operation            

 40. V.3.3-SNOW-17                        HYDRO-17 Snow Model Operation     UPDATE

 41. V.3.3-UNIT-HG                        Unit Hydrograph Operation         UPDATE

 42. V.3.3-WY-PLOT                        Water Year Mean Daily Flow Plot   UPDATE
                                           Operation                       

 43. VI.1                                 Introduction to User Information  UPDATE
                                           for the Forecast Systems        

 44. VI.2                                 Operational Forecast, Extended    UPDATE
                                           Streamflow Prediction and Flash 
                                           Flood Guidance Systems          
                                           Application Information         

 45. VI.2.2A                              Operational Forecast System User  UPDATE
                                           Data File Sizes                 

 46. VI.2.2C                              Operational Forecast System       UPDATE
                                           Preprocessor Definitions using  
                                           Program PPINIT                  

 47. VI.2.2D                              Operational Forecast System       UPDATE
                                           Component Definitions Using     
                                           Program FCINIT                  

 48. VI.2.3B                              Operational Forecast System       UPDATE
                                           Forecast Generation Using       
                                           Program FCST                    

 49. VI.2.6                               Flash Flood Guidance System       UPDATE
                                           (FFG) Application Information   

 50. VI.3.3                               Preprocessor Component            UPDATE
                                           Initialization Program (PPINIT) 

 51. VI.3.4                               Forecast Component                UPDATE
                                           Initialization Program (FCINIT) 

 52. VI.3.4A                              Introduction to the Forecast      UPDATE
                                           Component Initialization Program
                                           (FCINIT)                        

 53. VI.3.6                               Flash Flood Guidance System       UPDATE
                                           (FFGS) Initialization           

 54. VI.3.6A                              Flash Flood Guidance Computation  UPDATE
                                           Setup (Program FFGUID)          

 55. VI.3.6A-SETUP                        FFGUID Setup Menu                 UPDATE

 56. VI.3.6A-SETUP-AREA                   Setup: A - Areas (Zones,          UPDATE
                                           Countries)                      

 57. VI.3.6A-SETUP-GRID                   Setup: G - Gridded Parameters     UPDATE

 58. VI.3.6A-SETUP-GRIDPM                 SETUP: R - Runoff Adjust for      UPDATE
                                           GRIDS                           

 59. VI.3.6A-SETUP-HEAD                   Setup: H - Headwaters             UPDATE

 60. VI.3.6A-SETUP-USER                   Setup: U - User Controls and      UPDATE
                                           Options Menu                    

 61. VI.3.6A-SETUP-WSUP                   Setup: W - Municipal Water        UPDATE
                                           Supply                          

 62. VI.3.6B                              Flash Flood Guidance Product      UPDATE
                                           Generation Setup (Program       
                                           PRODGEN)                        

 63. VI.3.6B-SETUP                        PRODGEN Setup Menu                UPDATE

 64. VI.3.6B-SETUP-GROUP                  Setup: G - Groups of Products     UPDATE

 65. VI.3.6B-SETUP-PROD                   Setup: P - Products               UPDATE

 66. VI.3.6B-SETUP-TEXT                   Setup: T - Text                   UPDATE

 67. VI.3.6B-SETUP-USER                   Setup: U - User Info and Options  UPDATE
                                           Menu                            

 68. VI.3.6C                              Flash Flood Guidance System       UPDATE
                                           (FFGS) Parameter Input File     
                                           Formats                         

 69. VI.3.6C-INFILE-AREA                  FFGS File Format for Area         UPDATE
                                           Parameters                      

 70. VI.3.6C-INFILE-GRID                  FFGS File Format for Gridded      UPDATE
                                           Threshold Runoff Parameters     

 71. VI.3.6C-INFILE-GRIDPM                FFGS File Format for Runoff       UPDATE
                                           Adjustment for Grids Parameters 

 72. VI.3.6C-INFILE-GROUP                 FFGS File Format for Group of     UPDATE
                                           Products Parameters             

 73. VI.3.6C-INFILE-HEAD                  FFGS File Format for Headwater    UPDATE
                                           Parameters                      

 74. VI.3.6C-INFILE-PROD                  FFGS File Format for Product      UPDATE
                                           Parameters                      

 75. VI.3.6C-INFILE-TEXT                  FFGS File Format for Text         UPDATE
                                           Parameters                      

 76. VI.3.6C-INFILE-USER                  FFGS File Format for User         NEW
                                           Control Parameters              

 77. VI.3.6C-INFILE-WSUP                  FFGS File Format for Water        UPDATE
                                           Supply Parameters               

 78. VI.3.6D                              Flash Flood Guidance (FFG)        UPDATE
                                           Gridded Threshold Runoff        
                                           Computation Using THRESHR       

 79. VI.3.6E                              Assign FFG Threshold Runoffs by   UPDATE
                                           Areas to Each HRAP Bin Using    
                                           Program ZGRID                   

 80. VI.4.2                               SHEF Data Transfer Using          UPDATE
                                           Programs SHEFPARS and SHEFPOST  

 81. VI.5.1                               Introduction to the Operational   UPDATE
                                           Forecast Program (FCST)         

 82. VI.5.2C                              Operational Forecast Program      UPDATE
                                           (FCST) Hydrologic Command       
                                           Language (HCL) User Commands    

 83. VI.5.3                               Operational Forecast Program      UPDATE
                                           (FCST)                          

 84. VI.5.3A                              Introduction to the Operational   UPDATE
                                           Forecast Program (FCST)         

 85. VI.5.3B                              Operational Forecast Program      UPDATE
                                           Hydrologic Command Language     
                                           (HCL) Input Examples            

 86. VI.5.3C-CGSTATUS-ERROR               Program FCST Function CGSTATUS    UPDATE
                                           Error and Warning Messages      

 87. VI.5.3C-FCEXEC                       Program FCST Forecast Execution   UPDATE
                                           Function (FCEXEC)               

 88. VI.5.3C-FMAP                         Program FCST Future Mean Areal    UPDATE
                                           Precipitation Function (FMAP)   

 89. VI.5.3C-FREEDATE                     Program FCST Free Carryover Date  UPDATE
                                           Function (FREEDATE)             

 90. VI.5.3C-MAP                          Program FCST Mean Areal           UPDATE
                                           Precipitation Function (MAP)    

 91. VI.5.3C-PRINTOPS                     Program FCST Print Operations     UPDATE
                                           Carryover Function (PRINTOPS)   

 92. VI.5.3C-RRS                          Program FCST River, Reservoir     UPDATE
                                           and Snow Function (RRS)         

 93. VI.5.3D-FCPRECP                      Program FCST HCL Technique        UPDATE
                                           FCPRECP                         

 94. VI.5.3D-NOUTDS                       Program FCST HCL Technique        UPDATE
                                           NOUTDS                          

 95. VI.5.3D-NOUTZ                        Program FCST HCL Technique NOUTZ  UPDATE

 96. VI.5.3D-PP24TIME                     Program FCST HCL Technique        UPDATE
                                           PP24TIME                        

 97. VI.5.4-XDAT-UTIL                     XDAT Utility Programs             UPDATE

 98. VI.5.4-XNAV-UTIL                     XNAV Utility Programs             UPDATE

 99. VI.5.5-FFG                           Flash Flood Guidance System       UPDATE
                                           Execution                       

100. VI.5.5-FFG-FFGUID                    Flash Flood Guidance Computation  NEW
                                           Program (FFGUID)                

101. VI.5.5-FFG-GRIBIT                    XMRG File to GRIB File Encoder    NEW
                                           Program (GRIBIT)                

102. VI.5.5-FFG-PRODGEN                   Flash Flood Guidance Product      NEW
                                           Generation Program (PRODGEN)    

103. VI.5.5-FFG-ZGRID                     Convert FFG Areal Zone Runoff to  NEW
                                           HRAP Grid Runoff Using Program  
                                           ZGRID                           

104. VI.6.4-PRDUTIL-PAGESIZE              Program PRDUTIL Command PAGESIZE  UPDATE

105. VII.1                                Introduction to System            UPDATE
                                           Documentation for the           
                                           Calibration System              

106. VIII.1                               Introduction to System            UPDATE
                                           Documentation for Operations    

107. VIII.2                               Description of Forecast           UPDATE
                                           Component Internal Arrays       

108. VIII.3                               Forecast Component Operations     NEW
                                           System Documentation            

109. VIII.3.2                             Forecast Component Operation      UPDATE
                                           Numbers and Identifiers         

110. VIII.3.3                             Description of Forecast           NEW
                                           Component Operations            

111. IX.1                                 Introduction to System            UPDATE
                                           Documentation for the Forecast  
                                           Systems                         

112. IX.2                                 Forecast System Maintenance       UPDATE

113. IX.3                                 Forecast System Source Code       UPDATE
                                           Description                     

114. IX.3.0                               Forecast System Hydrologic        UPDATE
                                           Command Language (HCL) and      
                                           General Utility Source Code     
                                           Description                     

115. IX.3.0A                              Introduction to the Hydrologic    UPDATE
                                           Command Language (HCL) and      
                                           General Utility Source Code     
                                           Description                     

116. IX.3.2                               Forecast System PPINIT and        UPDATE
                                           Preprocessor Functions Source   
                                           Code Description                

117. IX.3.2A                              Introduction to the Program       UPDATE
                                           PPINIT and Program FCST         
                                           Preprocessor Functions Source   
                                           Code Description                

118. IX.3.2B                              Forecast System Program PPINIT    NEW
                                           and Program FCST Preprocessor   
                                           Functions Subroutine            
                                           Descriptions                    

119. IX.3.2C                              Forecast System Program PPINIT    NEW
                                           and Program FCST Preprocessor   
                                           Functions Common Block          
                                           Descriptions                    

120. IX.3.3                               Forecast System Program FCINIT    UPDATE
                                           and Program FCST Forecast       
                                           Functions Source Code           
                                           Description                     

121. IX.3.3A                              Introduction to the Forecast      UPDATE
                                           System Program FCINIT and       
                                           Program FCST Forecast Functions 
                                           Source Code Description         

122. IX.3.4B-WPDRRS                       SUBROUTINE WPDRRS                 UPDATE

123. IX.3.7                               Forecast System Forecast          UPDATE
                                           Component Data Base Read/Write  
                                           Source Code Description         

124. IX.3.7A                              Introduction to the Forecast      NEW
                                           Component Data Base Read/Write  
                                           Source Code Description         

125. IX.3.7B                              Forecast System Forecast          UPDATE
                                           Component Data Base Read/Write  
                                           Subroutine Descriptions         

126. IX.4                                 Forecast Systems Data File and    UPDATE
                                           Data Base Descriptions          

127. IX.4-DATATYPE                        System File DATATYPE              UPDATE

128. IX.4-DATAUNIT                        System File DATAUNIT              UPDATE

129. IX.4-FILEUNIT                        System File FILEUNIT              UPDATE

130. IX.4-FS5FLDCB                        System File FS5FLDCB              UPDATE

131. IX.4-PRD2SHEF                        System File PRD2SHEF              UPDATE

132. IX.4-RRSTYPE2                        System File RRSTYPE2              UPDATE

133. IX.4-USERPARM                        System File USERPARM              UPDATE

134. IX.4.0                               Forecast System Hydrologic        UPDATE
                                           Command Language Data Base      
                                           Description                     

135. IX.4.0A                              Introduction to the Hydrologic    UPDATE
                                           Command Language Data Base      
                                           Description                     

136. IX.4.1                               Forecast System Data Entry Data   UPDATE
                                           Files                           

137. IX.4.1-VL2V5                         OFSDE/BATCHPST File vl2v5.buf     UPDATE

138. IX.4.2A                              Introduction to the Preprocessor  UPDATE
                                           Data Base Description           

139. IX.4.3                               Forecast System Preprocessor      UPDATE
                                           Parametric Data Base Description

140. IX.4.3A                              Introduction to the Preprocessor  UPDATE
                                           Parametric Data Base Description

141. IX.4.4A                              Introduction to the Processed     UPDATE
                                           Data Base Description           

142. IX.4.5                               Forecast System Forecast          UPDATE
                                           Component Data Base Description 

143. IX.4.5A                              Introduction to the Forecast      UPDATE
                                           Component Data Base Description 

144. IX.4.5B                              Forecast Component Data Base      UPDATE
                                           File Descriptions               

145. IX.4.5B-FCCARRY                      Forecast Component Data Base      UPDATE
                                           File FCCARRY                    

146. IX.4.5B-FCCOGDEF                     Forecast Component Data Base      UPDATE
                                           File FCCOGDEF                   

147. IX.4.5B-FCFGLIST                     Forecast Component Data Base      UPDATE
                                           File FCFGLIST                   

148. IX.4.5B-FCFGSTAT                     Forecast Component Data Base      UPDATE
                                           File FCFGSTAT                   

149. IX.4.5B-FCPARAM                      Forecast Component Data Base      UPDATE
                                           File FCPARAM                    

150. IX.4.5B-FCRATING                     Forecast Component Data Base      UPDATE
                                           File FCRATING                   

151. IX.4.5B-FCRCPTR                      Forecast Component Data Base      UPDATE
                                           File FCRCPTR                    

152. IX.4.5B-FCSEGPTR                     Forecast Component Data Base      UPDATE
                                           File FCSEGPTR                   

153. IX.4.5B-FCSEGSTS                     Forecast Component Data Base      UPDATE
                                           File FCSEGSTS                   

154. IX.4.5B-TEMPn                        Forecast Component Data Base      UPDATE
                                           File TEMPn                      

155. IX.4.6B                              Extended Streamflow Prediction    UPDATE
                                           System Data File Descriptions   

156. IX.4.6B-ESPPARM                      Extended Streamflow Prediction    UPDATE
                                           System File ESPPARM             

157. IX.4.7                               Flash Flood Guidance (FFG)        UPDATE
                                           System File Descriptions        

158. IX.4.7A                              Flash Flood Guidance (FFG)        UPDATE
                                           System File Descriptions        

159. IX.4.7A-AFFG                         FFGS File /affg/[id]              UPDATE

160. IX.4.7A-CARY                         FFGS File /cary/[id]              UPDATE

161. IX.4.7A-GDPM                         FFGS File /gdpm/id                UPDATE

162. IX.4.7A-GRIDX                        FFGS Files /grff/xhr[d] and       UPDATE
                                           /grro/xhr[d]                    

163. IX.4.7A-GRPP                         FFGS File /grpp/[id]              UPDATE

164. IX.4.7A-HFFG                         FFGS File /hffg/[id]              UPDATE

165. IX.4.7A-INDEX                        FFGS File /[dir]/index            UPDATE

166. IX.4.7A-PROD                         FFGS File /prod/[id]              UPDATE

167. IX.4.7A-TEXT                         FFGS File /text/[id]              UPDATE

168. IX.4.7A-USER                         FFGS File /user/usrinfo           NEW

169. IX.4.7A-WSUP                         FFGS File /wsup/[id]              NEW

170. IX.4.7B                              Contents of Flash Flood Guidance  UPDATE
                                           (FFG) System Parameter Arrays   

171. IX.4.7B-AFFG                         FFG Parameter Type AFFG           UPDATE

172. IX.4.7B-CARY                         FFG Parameter Type CARY           UPDATE

173. IX.4.7B-GDPM                         FFG Parameter Type GDPM           UPDATE

174. IX.4.7B-GRID                         FFG Parameter Types GRRO AND      UPDATE
                                           GRFF                            

175. IX.4.7B-GRIDX                        FFG Parameter Types GRRO and      UPDATE
                                           GRFF                            

176. IX.4.7B-GRPP                         FFG Parameter Type GRPP           UPDATE

177. IX.4.7B-HFFG                         FFG Parameter Type HFFG           UPDATE

178. IX.4.7B-INDEX                        FFG Parameter Type AFFG, HFFG     UPDATE
                                           and GDPM                        

179. IX.4.7B-PROD                         FFG Parameter Type PROD           UPDATE

180. IX.4.7B-TEXT                         FFG Parameter Type TEXT           UPDATE

181. IX.4.7B-USER                         FFG Parameter Type USER           UPDATE

182. IX.4.7B-WSUP                         FFG Parameter Type WSUP           UPDATE

183. IX.5                                 Forecast System Data Base Access  UPDATE

184. IX.5.1                               Forecast System Data Base Access  UPDATE
                                           General Information             

185. IX.5.3                               Forecast System Preprocessor      UPDATE
                                           Data Base Access                

186. IX.5.4                               Forecast System Preprocessor      UPDATE
                                           Parametric Data Base Access     

187. IX.5.5                               Forecast System Processed Data    UPDATE
                                           Base Access                     

188. IX.5.6                               Forecast System Forecast          UPDATE
                                           Component Data Base Access      

189. IX.6                                 Extended Streamflow Prediction    UPDATE
                                           (ESP) System Documentation      

190. IX.6.1                               Extended Streamflow Prediction    UPDATE
                                           (ESP) Internal Arrays           

191. IX.6.1-PESP                          Extended Streamflow Prediction    UPDATE
                                           Internal Array PESP             

192. IX.6.1-TSESP                         Extended Streamflow Prediction    UPDATE
                                           Internal Array TSESP            



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