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Public Information Statement 16-18 Corrected

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

1252 AM EDT Fri Jun 03 2016

To: Subscribers:

-NOAA Weather Wire Service

-Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


Other NWS Partners and NWS Employees

From: Eli Jacks

Chief, Forecast Services Division

Subject: Corrected: National TCV Product Collaboration Tests,

June 6-9, 2016


This public information statement was corrected to add

an additional contact.


The NWS's National Hurricane Center (NHC), along with 32 NWS

Weather Forecast Offices (WFO) in Southern Region, and 11

NWS WFOs in Eastern Region, will commence with internal

software and hardware testing of the new National Tropical

Cyclone Valid Time Event Code (TCV) product collaboration

process on Monday, June 6, and continue daily through

Thursday, June 9, 2016.


Internal testing will begin at approximately 1400 GMT and

terminate at 1800 GMT daily during scheduled test days. In

the event of inclement weather, a backup date for a portion

of the test has been reserved for June 10, 2016.


Internal TCV test products are not intended to be released

externally through NWS dissemination and communication



NHC and WFO internal software and hardware testing will

continue periodically during the remainder of 2016 in

developmental support of the new national TCV product,

projected for operational implementation in 2017. The new

national TCV product will contain a summary of NHC/WFO

collaborated Wind and/or Storm Surge Watches and Warnings,

depicted by geographic zones and communication points.


NWS WFOs participating in the national TCV product

collaboration tests are listed below by NWS Region:


NWS Southern Region


Albuquerque, NM (ABQ)

Amarillo, TX (AMA)

Atlanta, GA (FFC)

Austin-San Antonio, TX (EWX)

Birmingham, AL (BMX)

Brownsville, TX (BRO)

Corpus Christi, TX (CRP)

El Paso, TX (EPZ)

Fort Worth, TX (FWD)

Houston, TX (HGX)

Huntsville, AL (HUN)

Jackson, MS (JAN)

Jacksonville, FL (JAX)

Key West, FL (KEY)

Lake Charles, LA (LCH)

Little Rock, AR (LZK)

Lubbock, TX (LUB)

Melbourne, FL (MLB)

Memphis, TN (MEG)

Miami, FL (MFL)

Midland, TX (MAF)

Mobile, AL (MOB)

Morristown, TN (MRX)

Nashville, TN (OHX)

New Orleans, LA (LIX)

Oklahoma City, OK (OUN)

San Angelo, TX (SJT)

San Juan, PR (SJU)

Shreveport, LA (SHV)

Tallahassee, FL (TAE)

Tampa Bay Area, FL (TBW)

Tulsa, OK (TSA)


NWS Eastern Region


Albany, NW (ALY)

Boston, MA (BOX)

Caribou, ME (CAR)

Charleston, SC (CHS)

Gray/Portland, ME (GYX)

Mount Holly, NJ (PHI)

Newport/Morehead City, NC (MHX)

New York, NY (OKX)

Sterling, VA (LWX)

Wakefield, VA (AKQ)

Wilmington, NC (ILM)


For more information, please contact:

Mark DeMaria

National Hurricane Center

Miami, Florida 33165



Craig Mattocks

National Hurricane Center

Miami, Florida 33165


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