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Public Information Statement, Comment Request Amended

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

330 PM EDT Tue Jul 22 2014

 

To:         Subscribers:

           -Family of Services

           -NOAA Weather Wire Service

           -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

           -NOAAPORT 

           Other NWS Partners, Users and Employees

 

From:      Mark Tew

           Chief, Marine and Coastal Weather Services Branch 

 

Subject:   Amended: Extending Comment Period for Experimental  

           Graphic Satellite Rainfall Quantitative Precipitation

           Estimates (QPE) and Quantitative Precipitation

           Forecasts (QPF) through November 30, 2014

 

The NWS Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch (TAFB) has extended

the comment period for seeking user feedback on its experimental

graphic Tropical Cyclone Satellite Rainfall Quantitative

Precipitation Estimates (QPE) and Quantitative Precipitation

Forecasts (QPF) web pages through November 30, 2014.

 

From September 23, 2011, through November 30, 2013, TAFB has been

providing, on an experimental basis, event-driven Satellite

Rainfall Quantitative Precipitation Estimates and model-derived

Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts for tropical cyclones and

tropical disturbances affecting areas within the National

Hurricane Center and Central Pacific Hurricane Center areas of

responsibility. The feedback period has been extended to solicit

sufficient feedback to ensure the product can be considered for

operational implementation.

 

These experimental rainfall QPE and QPF products are event driven

and are available 4 times a day at 0400 1000 1600 and 2200 UTC.

The products are online on the National Hurricane Center Website:

 

  http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/experimental/rainfall

 

A comprehensive description of the Satellite based QPE and QPF

products is posted at:

 

  http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/experimental/rainfall/description.php

 

Users are encouraged to provide feedback on this experimental

product by using the brief survey and comment form available on

line at:

 

  http://www.weather.gov/survey/nws-survey.php?code=srqpf

A link to all NHC experimental products is also provided at:

 

  http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutexperimental.shtml

 

If you have comments or questions please contact:

 

Hugh Cobb

Chief, Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch

National Hurricane Center

E-mail: Hugh.Cobb@noaa.gov

Phone:  305-229-4454

 

National NWS Public Information Statements are online at:

 

  http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/notif.htm

 

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