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Technical Implementation Notice 13-28 

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

705 AM EDT Fri Sep 6 2013


TO:       National Weather Service Offices (NWS)

          Federal Aviation Administration Customers (FAA)

          Family of Service Subscribers (FOS)

          Other Customers of NWS Aviation Forecasts


FROM:     Cyndie Abelman

          Chief, Aviation Services Branch


SUBJECT:  Implementation of Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF)

          Service Effective: November 21, 2013 for:

             CNY: Canyonlands Field Airport, Moab, UT:

             DRO: Durango-La Plata County Airport, Durango, CO

           TEX: Telluride Regional Airport, Telluride, CO


NOTE:     The following changes have no impact on NOAA Weather     

          Wire Service subscribers


Effective Friday, November 21, 2013, at 0000 Universal

Coordinated Time (UTC), the NWS office at Grand Junction, CO,

will begin TAF service for three new sites. After that date,

routine and updated TAFs will be issued for these airports 

24 hours a day.


NWS personnel/offices will need to add the following identifier

to their communications systems to receive the new TAFs:


Airport Name                            WMO Heading    AWIPS ID

------------                             ----------     --------

Canyonlands Field Airport, Moab, UT            CNY       FTUS45

Durango-La Plata County Airport, Durango, CO   DRO       FTUS45

Telluride Regional Airport, Telluride, CO      TEX       FTUS45


In addition, the new TAFs will be added to the existing TAF

collectives below, which are transmitted to FAA personnel and

other external users.


WMO Headings available to the following customers:


FTUS80 KWBC   Non-FAA Domestic and Family of Services

FTUS90 KWBC   FAA Weather Message Switching Center and FAA


FTUS52 KWBC   Global Telecommunication System Customers


Holders of NWS Procedural Instruction 10-813 (Terminal Aerodrome

Forecasts) should make appropriate additions to the appendices.


For questions regarding these TAFs, please contact:


Benjamin Moyer, 

Meteorologist in Charge 

NWS Grand Junction, CO



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