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Public Information Statement 17-29

National Weather Service Headquarters Silver Spring, MD

950 AM EDT Wed Aug 9 2017

 

To:       Subscribers:

          -NOAA Weather Wire Service

          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

          -NOAAPort

          Other NWS Partners and NWS Employees

 

From:     Mark Tew

          Chief, Digital and Graphical Information

            Support Branch

 

Subject:  Soliciting Comments on Proposed Termination of

          Earthquake Report Messages through September 15, 2017  

 

Through September 15, 2017, NWS is seeking user feedback on the

proposed termination of Earthquake Reports issued by Weather

Forecast Offices (WFO).

 

Earthquake Reports are legacy messages which were issued prior

to contemporary, rapid modes of communication, such as the

Internet and email. Earthquake Reports have been issued by WFOs

to disseminate earthquake information to the U.S. Geological

Survey's National Earthquake Information Center (NEIC), the NWS

Tsunami Warning Centers and the public.

 

Based on new earthquake detection methods and rapid

communications technologies, the NEIC and the NWS Tsunami

Warning Centers no longer use NWS-issued Earthquake Reports. In

addition, the NEIC is the official, national data center and

archive for earthquake information. Comprehensive earthquake

information, which includes the latest earthquakes and maps, is

provided on line at:

 

https://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/

 

The following NWS text products are proposed for termination:

 

NWS EASTERN REGION EARTHQUAKE REPORTS

 

   LOCAL OFFICE             WMO HEADING           AWIPS ID 

 

   WFO TAUNTON MA           SEUS61 KBOX           EQRBOX   

   WFO CARIBOU ME           SEUS61 KCAR           EQRCAR   

   WFO GRAY/PORTLAND ME     SEUS61 KGYX           EQRGYX   

   WFO NEWPORT NC           SEUS62 KMHX           EQRMHX   

   WFO RALEIGH NC           SEUS62 KRAH           EQRRAH   

   WFO WILMINGTON NC        SEUS62 KILM           EQRILM   

   WFO ALBANY NY            SEUS61 KALY           EQRALY   

   WFO BINGHAMTON NY        SEUS61 KBGM           EQRBGM   

   WFO BUFFALO NY           SEUS61 KBUF           EQRBUF   

   WFO NEW YORK NY          SEUS61 KOKX           EQROKX 

   WFO CLEVELAND OH         SEUS61 KCLE           EQRCLE   

   WFO WILMINGTON OH        SEUS61 KILN           EQRILN   

   WFO PHILADELPHIA PA      SEUS61 KPHI           EQRPHI   

   WFO PITTSBURGH PA        SEUS61 KPBZ           EQRPBZ   

   WFO STATE COLLEGE PA     SEUS61 KCTP           EQRCTP   

   WFO CHARLESTON SC        SEUS62 KCHS           EQRCHS   

   WFO COLUMBIA SC          SEUS62 KCAE           EQRCAE   

   WFO GREER SC             SEUS62 KGSP           EQRGSP   

   WFO STERLING VA          SEUS61 KLWX           EQRLWX   

   WFO ROANOKE VA           SEUS61 KRNK           EQRRNK         

   WFO WAKEFIELD VA         SEUS61 KAKQ           EQRAKQ   

   WFO BURLINGTON VT        SEUS61 KBTV           EQRBTV   

   WFO CHARLESTON WV        SEUS61 KRLX           EQRRLX   

 

NWS CENTRAL REGION EARTHQUAKE REPORTS

 

   LOCAL OFFICE             WMO HEADING           AWIPS ID  

 

   WFO BOULDER CO           SEUS65 KBOU           EQRBOU   

   WFO GRAND JUNCTION CO    SEUS65 KGJT           EQRGJT

   WFO PUEBLO CO            SEUS65 KPUB           EQRPUB   

   WFO DAVENPORT IA         SEUS63 KDVN           EQRDVN   

   WFO DES MOINES IA        SEUS63 KDMX           EQRDMX   

   WFO CHICAGO IL           SEUS63 KLOT           EQRLOT   

   WFO LINCOLN IL           SEUS63 KILX           EQRILX   

   WFO INDIANAPOLIS IN      SEUS63 KIND           EQRIND   

   WFO NORTHERN INDIANA     SEUS63 KIWX           EQRIWX   

   WFO DODGE CITY KS        SEUS63 KDDC           EQRDDC   

   WFO GOODLAND KS          SEUS63 KGLD           EQRGLD   

   WFO TOPEKA KS            SEUS63 KTOP           EQRTOP

   WFO WICHITA KS           SEUS63 KICT           EQRICT   

   WFO JACKSON KY           SEUS63 KJKL           EQRJKL   

   WFO LOUISVILLE KY        SEUS63 KLMK           EQRLMK   

   WFO PADUCAH KY           SEUS63 KPAH           EQRPAH  

   WFO DETROIT MI           SEUS63 KDTX           EQRDTX   

   WFO GAYLORD MI           SEUS63 KAPX           EQRAPX   

   WFO GRAND RAPIDS MI      SEUS63 KGRR           EQRGRR   

   WFO MARQUETTE MI         SEUS63 KMQT           EQRMQT   

   WFO DULUTH MN            SEUS63 KDLH           EQRDLH   

   WFO MINNEAPOLIS MN       SEUS63 KMPX           EQRMPX 

   WFO KANSAS CITY MO       SEUS63 KEAX           EQREAX   

   WFO SAINT LOUIS MO       SEUS63 KLSX           EQRLSX   

   WFO SPRINGFIELD MO       SEUS63 KSGF           EQRSGF   

   WFO BISMARCK ND          SEUS63 KBIS           EQRBIS   

   WFO GRAND FORKS ND       SEUS63 KFGF           EQRFGF   

   WFO HASTINGS NE          SEUS63 KGID           EQRGID

   WFO NORTH PLATTE NE      SEUS63 KLBF           EQRLBF

   WFO OMAHA NE             SEUS63 KOAX           EQROAX   

   WFO ABERDEEN SD          SEUS63 KABR           EQRABR

   WFO RAPID CITY SD        SEUS63 KUNR           EQRUNR   

   WFO SIOUX FALLS SD       SEUS63 KFSD           EQRFSD   

   WFO GREEN BAY WI         SEUS63 KGRB           EQRGRB   

   WFO LACROSSE WI          SEUS63 KARX           EQRARX

   WFO MILWAUKEE WI         SEUS63 KMKX           EQRMKX   

   WFO CHEYENNE WY          SEUS65 KCYS           EQRCYS   

   WFO RIVERTON WY          SEUS65 KRIW           EQRRIW   

 

NWS SOUTHERN REGION EARTHQUAKE REPORTS

  

   LOCAL OFFICE             WMO HEADING           AWIPS ID

 

   WFO BIRMINGHAM AL        SEUS64 KBMX           EQRBMX   

   WFO HUNTSVILLE AL        SEUS64 KHUN           EQRHUN

   WFO MOBILE AL            SEUS64 KMOB           EQRMOB   

   WFO LITTLE ROCK AR       SEUS64 KLZK           EQRLZK    

   WFO JACKSONVILLE FL      SEUS62 KJAX           EQRJAX   

   WFO KEY WEST FL          SEUS62 KEYW           EQREYW 

   WFO MELBOURNE FL         SEUS62 KMLB           EQRMLB  

   WFO MIAMI FL             SEUS62 KMFL           EQRMFL   

   WFO TALLAHASSEE FL       SEUS62 KTAE           EQRTAE   

   WFO TAMPA FL             SEUS62 KTBW           EQRTBW   

   WFO ATLANTA GA           SEUS62 KFFC           EQRFFC   

   WFO LAKE CHARLES LA      SEUS64 KLCH           EQRLCH   

   WFO NEW ORLEANS LA       SEUS64 KLIX           EQRLIX   

   WFO SHREVEPORT LA        SEUS64 KSHV           EQRSHV

   WFO JACKSON MS           SEUS64 KJAN           EQRJAN   

   WFO ALBUQUERQUE NM       SEUS65 KABQ           EQRABQ   

   WFO OKLAHOMA CITY OK     SEUS64 KOUN           EQROUN   

   WFO TULSA OK             SEUS64 KTSA           EQRTSA   

   WFO SAN JUAN PR          SECA62 TJSJ           EQRSJU   

   WFO SAN JUAN PR /SPANISH/SECA62 TJSJ           EQRSPN    

   WFO KNOXVILLE TN         SEUS64 KMRX           EQRMRX   

   WFO MEMPHIS TN           SEUS64 KMEG           EQRMEG   

   WFO NASHVILLE TN         SEUS64 KOHX           EQROHX

   WFO AMARILLO TX          SEUS64 KAMA           EQRAMA    

   WFO BROWNSVILLE TX       SEUS64 KBRO           EQRBRO

   WFO CORPUS CHRISTI TX    SEUS64 KCRP           EQRCRP   

   WFO EL PASO TX           SEUS64 KEPZ           EQREPZ   

   WFO FORT WORTH TX        SEUS64 KFWD           EQRFWD

   WFO HOUSTON TX           SEUS64 KHGX           EQRHGX

   WFO LUBBOCK TX           SEUS64 KLUB           EQRLUB   

   WFO MIDLAND TX           SEUS64 KMAF           EQRMAF   

   WFO SAN ANGELO TX        SEUS64 KSJT           EQRSJT   

   WFO SAN ANTONIO TX       SEUS64 KEWX           EQREWX   

 

NWS WESTERN REGION EARTHQUAKE REPORTS

 

   LOCAL OFFICE             WMO HEADING           AWIPS ID  

 

   WFO FLAGSTAFF AZ         SEUS65 KFGZ           EQRFGZ   

   WFO PHOENIX AZ           SEUS65 KPSR           EQRPSR

   WFO TUCSON AZ            SEUS65 KTWC           EQRTWC   

   WFO EUREKA CA            SEUS66 KEKA           EQREKA   

   WFO HANFORD CA           SEUS66 KHNX           EQRHNX   

   WFO LOS ANGELES CA       SEUS66 KLOX           EQRLOX   

   WFO MONTEREY CA          SEUS66 KMTR           EQRMTR   

   WFO SACRAMENTO CA        SEUS66 KSTO           EQRSTO   

   WFO SAN DIEGO CA         SEUS66 KSGX           EQRSGX   

   WFO BOISE ID             SEUS65 KBOI           EQRBOI   

   WFO POCATELLO ID         SEUS65 KPIH           EQRPIH   

   WFO BILLINGS MT          SEUS65 KBYZ           EQRBYZ   

   WFO GLASGOW MT           SEUS65 KGGW           EQRGGW   

   WFO GREAT FALLS MT       SEUS65 KTFX           EQRTFX   

   WFO MISSOULA MT          SEUS65 KMSO           EQRMSO   

   WFO ELKO NV              SEUS65 KLKN           EQRLKN   

   WFO LAS VEGAS NV         SEUS65 KVEF           EQRVEF   

   WFO RENO NV              SEUS65 KREV           EQRREV   

   WFO SALT LAKE CITY UT    SEUS65 KSLC           EQRSLC   

   WFO MEDFORD OR           SEUS66 KMFR           EQRMFR   

   WFO PENDLETON OR         SEUS66 KPDT           EQRPDT   

   WFO PORTLAND OR          SEUS66 KPQR           EQRPQR   

   WFO SEATTLE WA           SEUS66 KSEW           EQRSEW

   WFO SPOKANE WA           SEUS66 KOTX           EQROTX   

  

NWS ALASKA REGION EARTHQUAKE REPORTS

 

   LOCAL OFFICE             WMO HEADING           AWIPS ID

 

   WFO ANCHORAGE AK         SEAK68 PAFC           EQRAFC   

   WSO ANNETTE AK           SEAK67 PANT           EQRANN

   WSO BARROW AK            SEAK69 PABR           EQRBRW 

   WSO BETHEL AK            SEAK68 PABE           EQRBET 

   WSO COLD BAY AK          SEAK68 PACD           EQRCDB 

   WFO FAIRBANKS AK         SEAK69 PAFG           EQRAFG  

   WFO JUNEAU AK            SEAK67 PAJK           EQRAJK 

   WSO KING SALMON          SEAK68 PAKN           EQRAKN

   WSO KODIAK AK            SEAK68 PADQ           EQRADQ

   WSO KOTZEBUE AK          SEAK69 PAOT           EQROTZ  

   WSO MCGRATH AK           SEAK68 PAMC           EQRMCG  

   WSO NOME AK              SEAK69 PAOM           EQROME

   WSO SAINT PAUL AK        SEAK68 PASN           EQRSNP

   WSO VALDEZ AK            SEAK86 PAVW           EQRVWS  

   WSO YAKUTAT AK           SEAK67 PAYA           EQRYAK

 

NWS PACIFIC REGION EARTHQUAKE REPORTS

 

   LOCAL OFFICE             WMO HEADING           AWIPS ID

 

   WSO PAGO PAGO AS         SEZS60 NSTU           EQRPPG

   WSO CHUUK FM             SEKA60 PTKK           EQRTKK

   WSO YAP FM               SEKA60 PTYA           EQRT11

   WSO POHNPEI FM           SEKA60 PTTP           EQRTTP

   WFO GUAM GU              SEGM60 PGUM           EQRGUM 

   DCO HILO HI              SEHW60 PHFO           EQRITO

   WFO HONOLULU HI          SEHW60 PHFO           EQRHFO

   DCO LIHUE HI             SEHW60 PHFO           EQRLIH

   WSO MAJURO MH            SEMH60 PKMR           EQRKMR

   WSO KOROR PW             SEKA60 PTKR           EQRTKR

 

 

NWS is accepting comments on this proposed termination through

September 15, 2017. After a review of all comments, NWS

will decide whether to terminate the EQR products.

 

Please submit comments on the proposed change to: 

 

Earthquake@noaa.gov

  or

Tim Schott

NWS Digital and Graphical Information Support Branch

Silver Spring, MD  20910

Phone: 301-427-9336

  

National Public Information Notices are online at:

 

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

 

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