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Service Change Notice 13-74

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

200 PM EST Thu Nov 21 2013


TO:       Subscribers

          -Family of Services

          -NOAA Weather Wire Service

          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


          Other NWS partners and employees


FROM:     Mary Mullusky

          Acting Chief, Hydrologic Services Division


SUBJECT:  Transfer of Hydrologic Services for Franklin County

          in Arkansas Effective February 5, 2014


Effective Wednesday, February 05, 2014, at 8:00 AM Central

Standard Time (CST), 1400 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC),

hydrologic service responsibility for river forecast locations

in Franklin County, AR, including Ozark L&D, along the Arkansas

River (location identifier: OZGA4) and Mulberry, along the

Mulberry River (location identifier: MLBA4) will be transferred

to the Weather Forecast Office (WFO) in Tulsa, OK (WFO TSA) from

the WFO in Little Rock, AR (WFO LZK).


Because of this transfer, partners and other users must take

appropriate action to receive the products listed in Table 1 for

the Arkansas River at Ozark and Mulberry River at Mulberry

forecast points in Franklin County, AR, using the WFO TSA



Table 1. Products affected by this change for the Arkansas River

at Ozark L&D (OZGA4) and Mulberry River at Mulberry (MLBA4)

forecast locations in Arkansas.


PRODUCT               WMO HEADING           AWIPS ID


Flood Statement      /NEW/ WGUS84 KTSA     /NEW/ FLSTSA

                   * /OLD/ WGUS84 KLZK   * /OLD/ FLSLZK


Flood Warning        /NEW/ WGUS44 KTSA     /NEW/ FLWTSA

                   * /OLD/ WGUS44 KLZK   * /OLD/ FLWLZK


Flood Watch          /NEW/ WGUS64 KTSA     /NEW/ FFATSA

                   * /OLD/ WGUS64 KLZK   * /OLD/ FFALZK


Hydrologic           /NEW/ FGUS74 KTSA     /NEW/ ESFTSA

Outlook            * /OLD/ FGUS74 KLZK   * /OLD/ ESFLZK


Hydrologic           /NEW/ SRUS44 KTSA     /NEW/ RVATSA

Summary            * /OLD/ SRUS44 KLZK   * /OLD/ RVALZK


Daily River and      /NEW/ FGUS54 KTSA     /NEW/ RVDTSA

Lake Summary       * /OLD/ FGUS54 KLZK   * /OLD/ RVDLZK


River Statement      /NEW/ FGUS84 KTSA     /NEW/ RVSTSA

                   * /OLD/ FGUS84 KLZK   * /OLD/ RVSLZK


* These old products will continue to exist but will cover

locations and areas outside of Franklin County, AR.


Updated hydrologic service area shapefiles are online at:


If you have any questions, you may contact:


  Nicole McGavock

  Service Hydrologist

  Tulsa, OK 74128



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