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Service Change Notice 12-37

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

739 AM EDT Wed Oct 31 2012

To:       Subscribers:

          -Family of Services

          -NOAA Weather Wire Service

          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

          -NOAAPORT

          Other NWS Partners and NWS Employees

From:     Steven W. Mendenhall

          MIC, WFO San Joaquin Valley

Subject:  Changes to the Regional Temperature and Precipitation
          (RTP) Product from Weather Forecast Office
          (WFO) San Joaquin Valley, Hanford, CA, Effective
          December 4, 2012

 

Effective December 4, 2012 at 1200 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), WFO San Joaquin Valley (HNX) will change the issuance times and content of its RTP product. The RTP will contain data from automated stations such as the Automated Surface Observing System, the Automated Weather Observing System, and manual stations such as the Cooperative Weather Observer Network, and will be issued three times daily.

This adjustment will provide more robust data to local, regional, and national customers. The order of individual stations will be adjusted to better reflect data sources. The new RTP issuance times are listed below.

Product affected:  

WMO HEADER    AWIPS ID  OLD ISSUANCE TIME    NEW ISSUANCE TIME

----------    --------  -----------------    --------------
ASUS66 KHNX   RTPHNX    0000, 0600, 1200,    0030, 1230, 

                        and 1800 UTC         and 1700 UTC

A sample of the product format is available at:

http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/hnx/current/newRTP.php

For questions or comments about this change, please contact:

Steven W. Mendenhall
Meteorologist-in-Charge

WFO San Joaquin Valley
900 Foggy Bottom Rd.
Hanford CA 93230
(559) 584-3752
steven.mendenhall@noaa.gov

  National Service Change Notices are online at:

http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

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