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Technical Implementation Notice 16-25: Corrected

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

1128 AM EDT Thu Jul 14 2016


To:       Subscribers:

          -NOAA Weather Wire Service

          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


          Other NWS partners and NWS employees


From:     William H. Bauman III

          Chief, Aviation and Space Weather Services Branch 


Subject:  Corrected: Implementation of Terminal Aerodrome Forecast

          (TAF) services for Driggs-Reed Memorial, ID, Airport

          (KDIJ) and Ennis-Big Sky, MT, Airport (KEKS), effective

          September 29, 2016


NOTE:     The following changes have no impact on NOAA Weather Wire

          Service subscribers


Corrected "From" block


Effective September 29, 2016, at 1800 Coordinated Universal Time

(UTC), the NWS Offices in Pocatello, ID, and Great Falls, MT, will

begin TAF services for the Driggs-Reed Memorial Airport in Driggs,

ID, and the Ennis-Big Sky Airport in Ennis, MT. Routine and updated

TAFs will be issued for these airports, 24 hours a day.


NWS personnel will need to add the following identifiers to their

communications systems to receive the new TAFs:


Airport                 WMO Heading       AWIPS ID

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

Driggs-Reed Memorial    FTUS45 KPIH       TAFDIJ

Ennis-Big Sky           FTUS45 KTFX       TAFEKS


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

collectives below, which are transmitted to Federal Aviation

Administration (FAA) personnel and other external customers.


   WMO Headings           Available to the following users

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

   FTUS80 KWBC            Non-FAA Domestic and Family of Services


   FTUS90 KWBC            FAA Weather Message Switching Center and

                           FAA Facilities


   FTUS52 KWBC            Global Telecommunication System Uses


Holders of NWS procedural instruction 10-813 (Terminal Aerodrome

Forecasts) should make appropriate additions to the appendices.


If you have questions regarding the Driggs, ID, TAF change, contact:


Dean Hazen

Meteorologist In Charge

National Weather Service Forecast Office

1945 Beechcraft Avenue

Pocatello, ID 83204-7508

Phone 208-232-9309



If you have questions regarding the Ennis-Big Sky, MT TAF change, contact:


David Bernhardt

Meteorologist In Charge

National Weather Service Forecast Office

Great Falls, MT 59404-4933

Phone 406-453-2081



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