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Service Change Notice 14-05

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

400 PM EST Mon Feb 24 2014


TO:       Subscribers: 

          -Family of Services

          -NOAA Weather Wire Service

          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


          Other NWS partners and employees


FROM:     Edward Clark

          Acting Chief, Hydrologic Services Branch


SUBJECT:  Transfer of Hydrologic Services for the James River at

          Bremo Bluff Forecast Location in Virginia Effective

          April 1, 2014


Effective Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at 8 AM Eastern Daylight Time

(EDT), 1200 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), hydrologic service

responsibility for the river location at Bremo Bluff, VA, along

the James River (location identifier BREV2) in Fluvanna County,

VA, will be transferred from Weather Forecast Office (WFO)

Blacksburg, VA (WFO RNK) to the WFO Wakefield, VA (WFO AKQ).


Because of this transfer, users must take appropriate action to

receive the products listed in Table 1.


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

River at Bremo Bluff forecast location (BREV2) in Virginia.


PRODUCT                WMO HEADING              AWIPS ID


Flood Watch           /NEW/ WGUS61 KAKQ        /NEW/ FFAAKQ

                    * /OLD/ WGUS61 KRNK      * /OLD/ FFARNK


Flood Warning         /NEW/ WGUS41 KAKQ        /NEW/ FLWAKQ

                    * /OLD/ WGUS41 KRNK      * /OLD/ FLWRNK


Flood Statement       /NEW/ WGUS81 KAKQ        /NEW/ FLSAKQ

                    * /OLD/ WGUS81 KRNK      * /OLD/ FLSRNK


Daily River and       /NEW/ FGUS51 KAKQ        /NEW/ RVDAKQ

Lake Summary        * /OLD/ FGUS51 KRNK      * /OLD/ RVDRNK


River Statement       /NEW/ FGUS81 KAKQ        /NEW/ RVSAKQ

                    * /OLD/ FGUS81 KRNK      * /OLD/ RVSRNK


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

locations and areas other than James River at Bremo Bluff, VA.


If you have any questions, please contact:


   David Wert                        Jeffrey Orrock

   Meteorologist-in-Charge           Meteorologist-in-Charge     

   NWS Blacksburg                    NWS Wakefield

   Blacksburg, VA 24060              Wakefield, VA 23888

   (540)552-1041                     (757)899-4200


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