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Service Change Notice 13-40

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

1036 AM EDT Fri Jun 21 2013

 

TO:       Subscribers: 

          -Family of Services

          -NOAA Weather Wire Service

          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

          -NOAAPORT                                                                                             

          Other NWS partners and employees

 

FROM:     Mary Mullusky

          Chief, Hydrologic Services Branch

 

SUBJECT:  Transfer of Hydrologic Services for the Moose River at

          McKeever Forecast Location in New York Effective

          September 19, 2013

 

Effective Thursday, September 19, 2013, at 12 PM Eastern

Daylight Time (EDT), 1600 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC),

hydrologic service responsibility for the river location at

McKeever, NY, along the Moose River (location identifier: MCKN6)

in Herkimer County, NY, will be transferred from Weather

Forecast Office (WFO) Albany, NY, WFO ALY) to the WFO Buffalo,

NY (WFO BUF).

 

Because of this transfer, users must take appropriate action to

receive the products listed in Table 1 for the Moose River at

McKeever forecast point in Herkermer County, NY, using the BUF

identifier.

 

Table 1. Text products affected by this change for the Moose

River at McKeever forecast location (MCKN6) in New York.

 

PRODUCT                WMO HEADING              AWIPS ID

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

Flood Watch           /NEW/ WGUS61 KBUF        /NEW/ FFABUF

                    * /OLD/ WGUS61 KALY      * /OLD/ FFAALY

 

Flood Warning         /NEW/ WGUS41 KBUF        /NEW/ FLWBUF

                    * /OLD/ WGUS41 KALY      * /OLD/ FLWALY

 

Flood Statement       /NEW/ WGUS81 KBUF        /NEW/ FLSBUF

                    * /OLD/ WGUS81 KALY      * /OLD/ FLSALY

 

Daily River and       /NEW/ FGUS51 KBUF        /NEW/ RVDBUF

Lake Summary        * /OLD/ FGUS51 KALY      * /OLD/ RVDALY

 

River Statement       /NEW/ FGUS81 KBUF        /NEW/ RVSBUF

                    * /OLD/ FGUS81 KALY      * /OLD/ RVSALY

 

* These old products will continue to exist, but will cover

locations and areas other than Moose River at McKeever, NY.

 

If you have any questions, you may contact:

 

   Jason Franklin                    Raymond O’Keefe

   Meteorologist-in-Charge           Meteorologist-in-Charge

   jason.franklin@noaa.gov           raymond.okeefe@noaa.gov

   NWS Buffalo                              NWS Albany

   Cheektowaga, NY 14225             Albany, NY 12203

   (716)565-0204                     (518)435-9580

 

NWS Service Change Notices are online at:

 

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

 

 

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