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Service Change Notice 16-28

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

740 AM EDT Thu Aug 25 2016


To:        Subscribers:

           -NOAA Weather Wire Service

           -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


           Other NWS partners and NWS employees


From:      Greg Patrick

           Chief, Scientific Services Division

           Southern Region Headquarters 


Subject:   Southern Region offices will migrate to a new layout

           on their web home pages Effective September 27, 2016


On, or shortly after, Tuesday, September 27, 2016, all Southern 

Region (SR) NWS Weather Forecast Offices (WFOs), River Forecast

Centers (RFCs) and Center Weather Service Units (CWSUs) will

migrate to a new layout on the front page of their web home

pages. This is in response to a required web infrastructure

consolidation that will occur by the end of 2016. The change

will also provide office-to-office consistency because the

layout of the home page will be set across the region.


All SR WFOs will be take part in this change. A list of the

offices involved are (with 3-letter identifier):

Albuquerque, NM: ABQ

Amarillo, TX: AMA

Atlanta, GA: FFC

Austin/San Antonio, TX: EWX

Birmingham, AL: BMX

Brownsville, TX: BRO

Corpus Christi, TX: CRP

Dallas/Fort Worth, TX: FWD

El Paso, TX: EPZ

Huntsville, AL:  HUN

Houston/Galveston, TX: HGX

Jackson, MS: JAN

Jacksonville, FL: JAX

Key West, FL: EYW

Knoxville/Tri-Cities, TN: MRX

Lake Charles, LA: LCH

Little Rock, AR: LZK

Lubbock, TX: LUB

Melbourne, FL: MLB

Memphis, TN: MEG

Miami, FL: MFL

Midland/Odessa, TX: MAF

Mobile, AL: MOB 

Nashville, TN: OHX 

New Orleans/Baton Rouge, LA: LIX

Norman/Oklahoma City, OK: OUN

San Angelo, TX: SJT

San Juan, PR: SJU  

Shreveport, LA SHV

Tallahassee, FL: TAE

Tampa Bay, FL: TBW

Tulsa, OK: TSA



Southeast RFC (SERFC), Atlanta, GA

West Gulf RFC (WGRFC), Fort Worth, TX

Lower Mississippi RFC (LMFRC), Slidell, LA

Arkansas River Basin RFC (ABRFC), Tulsa, OK.  




Albuquerque, NM: (ZAB)

Fort Worth, TX: (ZFW)

Houston, TX: (ZHU)

Jacksonville, FL: (ZJX)

Miami. FL: (ZMA)

Memphis, TN: (ZME)

Atlanta, GA (ZTL)


An example of the new front page for the SR WFOs will look like

is online at:


An example of the new front page for the SR RFCs is online at:



An example of the new front page for the SR CWSUs is online at:


For more information, please contact:


  Corey Pieper

  NWS SR Headquarters

  Fort Worth, Texas 

  Phone:  682-703-3722


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