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Service Change Notice 14-18: Amended

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

1045 AM EDT Thu Mar 13 2014

 

To:      Subscribers:

         -Family of Services

         -NOAA Weather Wire Service

         -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

         -NOAAPORT

         Other NWS partners and NWS employees

 

From:    Charles McCreery

         Director, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

 

Subject: Amended - New Domestic Tsunami Products for American

         Samoa Effective Monday, March 17, 2014

 

Amended to add a second url for more information:

 

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/Tsunami/tsunami_pago.pdf

 

Effective Monday, March 17, 2014, at 1200 Coordinated Universal

Time (UTC), the NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) in

Honolulu, HI, will begin producing Tsunami Watch, Warning and

Advisory Messages and Tsunami Information Statements for NWS

Weather Service Office (WSO) Pago Pago (PPG), American Samoa. 

These products will be produced as required in response to

potential or perceived tsunami threats to American Samoa.

 

More information about these products and definitions is online:

 

  http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/about_messages.php

 

and

 

  http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/Tsunami/tsunami_pago.pdf

 

The new products are listed below:

 

Product Name                      AWIPS ID           WMO HEADER

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

Tsunami Information Statement     TIBPPG             WEZS42 PHEB

Tsunami Watch/Warning/Advisory    TSUPPG             WEZS40 PHEB

 

For more information, please contact:

 

  Charles McCreery

  Director

  NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

  Honolulu HI 96818

  phone: 808-725-6301

  email: charles.mccreery@noaa.gov

 

National Service Change Notices are online at:

 

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

 

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