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Public Information Notice Amended

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

806 AM EDT Fri May 18 2012


To:       Subscribers:

          -Family of Services

          -NOAA Weather Wire Service

          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


          Other NWS partners and NWS employees


From:     James E. Hoke

          Director Hydrometeorological Prediction Center


Subject:  Amended: Extending the Comments Period Until

          November 30, 2012, on the Experimental Quantitative

          Precipitation Forecasts for Puerto Rico and

          the U.S. Virgin Islands


NWS has extended the comment period until November 30, 2012, for HPC experimental Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts (QPF) for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. HPC is preparing QPFs at 6 hour intervals through 48 hours once per day. The forecasts are available by 1400 UTC daily. These experimental products will be available in graphic for on the HPC website and in GRIB2 format via ftp. 


The products are available online at: 


Please submit comments to the following link.


For more information, contact:


    Ed Danaher

    Chief, HPC Forecast Operations Branch

    5400 Auth Road

    Camp Springs , MD 20746

    (301) 763-8000, ext. 7354


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