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Service Change Notice 11-02

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

940 AM EST Tue Jan 25 2011


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:  Transition of HPC Today’s Weather Chart in
          Spanish from Experimental to Operational Effective
          March 1, 2011

Effective Tuesday, March 1, 2011, the National Centers for Environmental Prediction’s (NCEP) Hydrometeorological Prediction Center (HPC) will begin issuing operationally a Spanish language version of its Today’s Weather Chart.  This chart summarizes the weather across the United States and highlights significant events such as severe weather, heavy rain or winter weather.  The chart also shows frontal locations and areas of precipitation. The chart is available online at:


For more information, please contact:


    Ed Danaher

    Chief, HPC Development and Training Branch

    5400 Auth Road

    Camp Springs , MD 20746

    (301) 763-8000, ext. 7354


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