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Public Information Notice

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

1015 AM EST Wed Feb 5 2014

 

To:      Subscribers

         -Family of Services

         -NOAA Weather Wire Service

         -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

         -NOAAPORT

         Other NWS partners and NWS employees

 

From:    Eli Jacks

         Chief, Fire and Public Weather Services Branch

 

Subject: Soliciting Comments until September 3, 2014, on the

         Experimental Graphical Weather Review Webpage from the

         NWS Corpus Christi, Texas, Weather Forecast Office

 

NWS is accepting comments until September 3, 2014, on the         

Experimental Graphical Weather Review Webpage from the Corpus

Christi (CRP), Texas, Weather Forecast Office (WFO).

 

  www.nws.noaa.gov/survey/nws-survey.php?code=GWRWCRP

 

WFO CRP will produce daily high temperature, daily low

temperature, and daily rainfall PNG graphics and KMZ files for

the South Texas region:

 

  http://www.srh.noaa.gov/crp/graphicalweather.php

 

The raw data used in these PNG graphics and KMZ files comes from

official WFO CRP text products:

 

Miscellaneous Hydrologic Data Report (RRMCRP)

Temperature and Precipitation Summary for South Texas (RTPCRP)

COCRAHS Precipitation Summary (LCOCRP)

 

The rainfall shapefile

 

  http://water.weather.gov/precip/download.php

 

from the national Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS)

is used in the generation of the daily rainfall graphics and KMZ

files.

 

The raw data is merged with various geographical features, as

well as customized color tables, to produce the PNG graphics and

KMZ files.

 

The current rainfall PNG graphic and KMZ files are available

daily at approximately 1800 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

 

Users may also retrieve past temperature and rainfall files

using the calendar feature at the top of the webpage.

 

More detailed information is available in the product

Description Document (PDD) on line at:

 

  http://products.weather.gov/viewliste.php

 

For more information, please contact:

 

  Mike Buchanan

  National Weather Service

  Corpus Christi, TX 78406

  361-299-1354 ext. 224

  mike.buchanan@noaa.gov

 

National Public Information Notices are online at:

 

  http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

 

 

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