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Service Change Notice 14-43

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

345 PM EDT Tue Aug 19 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: New Domestic Tsunami Products for Guam and the

         Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)

         Effective September 22, 2014

 

Effective September, 22, 2014, at 1200 Coordinated Universal Time

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

HI, will begin producing Domestic Tsunami Watch, Warning and

Advisory Messages and Tsunami Information Statements for NWS

Weather Forecast Office (WFO) Guam (PGUM). These products will be

produced in response to potential or perceived tsunami threats to

Guam and the CNMI.

 

In addition to these products, NWS will produce Tsunami Seismic

Information Statements for American Samoa, Guam and the CNMI.

 

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_guam.pdf

 

The new products are listed below:

 

Product Name                           AWIPS ID     WMO HEADER

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

Tsunami Information Statement          TIBGUM       WEGM42 PHEB

Tsunami Watch/Warning/Advisory         TSUGUM       WEGM40 PHEB

 

Tsunami Seismic Information Statement  EQIGUM       SEGM70 PHEB

Tsunami Seismic Information Statement  EQIPPG       SEZS70 PHEB

 

 

For more information, please contact:

 

  Charles McCreery

  Director, NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

  Honolulu HI 96818

  phone: 808-725-4301

  email: charles.mccreery@noaa.gov

 

National Service Change Notices are online at:

 

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

 

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