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Service Change Notice 16-44

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

1000 AM EDT Mon Sep 26 2016


To:      Subscribers:

         -NOAA Weather Wire Service

         -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


         Other NWS Partners and NWS Employees


From:    Tim Oram

         Acting Chief, Marine, Tropical and Tsunami

         Services Branch


Subject: Discontinuing Experimental Satellite Rainfall Graphics

         effective October 25, 2016


The National Hurricane Center (NHC) Tropical Analysis and

Forecast Branch (TAFB) will discontinue the Experimental

Satellite Rainfall Graphics on the Tropical Rainfall webpage,

effective Tuesday, October 25, 2016.


These graphics were intended to support international partners

who are unable to get rainfall estimate information from other

sources. The source of the information for the product is not

operational and the information is not received reliably. A new

experimental rainfall product is planned when GOES-R data become

available and techniques are developed. Text-based satellite

rainfall estimates will continue to be available at the

following site:


For more information contact:


Jessica Schauer

NWS Marine, Tropical and Tsunami Services Branch

Miami, FL 33165

Telephone: 305-229-4476



Wayne Presnell

NWS Marine, Tropical and Tsunami Services Branch

Silver Spring, MD 20910

Telephone: 301-427-9390



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