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Service Change Notice 12-34

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

924 AM EDT Fri Oct 19 2012

 

To:      Subscribers:

         -Family of Services

         -NOAA Weather Wire Service

         -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

         -NOAAPORT

         Other NWS partners and NWS employees

 

From:    Mark Tew

         Chief, Marine and Coastal Weather Services Branch

 

Subject: New WMO Header and MND Header block for Yakutat Bay

         Coastal Waters Forecast Product Effective
         January 9, 2013         

 

Effective Wednesday, January 9, 2013, at 4 pm Alaska

Standard Time (AKST), 8 pm Eastern Standard Time (EST),

0100 Thursday, January 10, 2013, Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), the NWS Weather Forecast Office (WFO) in Juneau, AK (AJK) will change the WMO header for  the Coastal Waters Forecast (CWF) for Yakutat Bay (see Tables 1 and 2 below). This change is required to upgrade the Juneau WFO weather forecasting computer system.

 

In addition, on January 9 at the same time, the Mass News Disseminator (MND) header block will change to reflect WFO Juneau is the issuing office for this product (see Tables 3 and 4 below).

 

 

Table 1: Current WMO/AWIPS header for Coastal Waters Forecast for Yakutat Bay

 

Product Name                            WMO/AWIPS Header

------------                            ----------------

Coastal Waters Forecast                 FZAK57 PAYA/CWFYAK

 for Yakutat Bay

 

Table 2: New WMO/AWIPS header for Coastal Waters Forecast for Yakutat Bay effective January 9, 2013

 

Product Name                            WMO/AWIPS Header

------------                            ----------------

Coastal Waters Forecast                 FZAK53 PAJK/CWFYAK

 for Yakutat Bay

 

Customers currently receiving the forecast product for

Yakutat Bay will need to change to the WMO/AWIPS header shown in Table 2 to continue receiving this product. 

 

Table 3:  Current MND header block for CWF for Yakutat Bay

 

Marine Forecast for Yakutat Bay

National Weather Service Yakutat AK

Date/Time Group

 

Table 4:  New MND header block for CWF for Yakutat Bay effective January 9, 2013   

 

Marine Forecast for Yakutat Bay

National Weather Service Juneau AK

Date/Time Group

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Tom Ainsworth                        Louise Fode

Meteorologist in Charge              Marine Program Manager

NWS Juneau                           NWS Alaska Region HQ

Juneau, AK 99801                     Anchorage, AK 99513

907-790-6805                         907-271-3507

tom.ainsworth@noaa.gov               louise.fode@noaa.gov

 

 

National Service Change Notices are online at:

 

   http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

 

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