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Public Information Notice

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

123 PM EDT Thu May 12 2011


To:       Subscribers:

          -Family of Services

          -NOAA Weather Wire Service

          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


          Other NWS partners and NWS employees


From:     James E. Hoke

          Director, Hydrometeorological Prediction Center


Subject:  Soliciting Comments until December 31, 2011, on the

          Experimental Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts for

          Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands


NWS is accepting comments until December 31, 2011, on HPC experimental Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts (QPF) for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. HPC is preparing QPFs at 6 hour intervals through 48 hours once per day. The forecasts are available by 1400 UTC daily. These experimental products will be available in graphic format on the HPC website and in GRIB2 format via ftp.


The products are available online at:


Please submit comments to the following link.


For more information, contact:


    Ed Danaher

    Chief, HPC Development and Training Branch

    Camp Springs, MD 20746

    301-763-8000, ext. 7354


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