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Service Change Notice 13-58

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

725 AM EDT Tue Sep 3 2013


To:       Subscribers:

          -Family of Services

          -NOAA Weather Wire Service

          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


          Other NWS partners and employees


From:     Mary Mullusky

          Chief, Hydrologic Services Branch


Subject:  Discontinuation of Passaic Flood Warning System Data

          on the Automated Flood Warning Systems (AFWS) Web Pages

          Effective on or before September 30, 2013


On or before September 30, 2013, the point precipitation

observations from the Passaic River Flood Warning System (PFWS)

will no longer be displayed at


The Automated Flood Warning System (AFWS) data on this Website

comes from external data partners. The PFWS is owned by the U.S.

Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The USACE is reconfiguring this

network from Automated Local Evaluation in Real Time (ALERT)

protocols to GOES protocols. Due to the change in the

configuration of the network, the data will not be available for

display at the link above. The NWS will receive the reconfigured

data through GOES protocols and will use this data in its watch

and warning operations. On or before September 30, 2013, the data

should be available at:;group_key=basin_cd


For further information, please contact:


  John Bradley

  Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services

  National Weather Service


National Service Change Notices are online at: