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Service Change Notice 16-52

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

125 PM EST Tue Nov 29 2016

 

To:      Subscribers:

         -NOAA Weather Wire Service

         -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

         -NOAAPORT

         Other NWS Partners and NWS Employees

 

From:    Eli Jacks

         Acting Chief, Severe, Fire, Public, and Winter Services

         Branch

 

Subject: Discontinuation of the Norman, OK, Regional Weather

         Summary and Local Cooperative Observation (Amateur

         Radio Weather Reports) Effective December 29, 2016

 

Effective Thursday, December 29, 2016, the Norman, OK, Weather

Forecast Office (WFO OUN) will discontinue issuance of the

Regional Weather Summary (RWS) and Local Cooperative Observation

(LCO) products.

 

The information contained in the OUN RWS is easily obtained

through other NWS products, social media, NWS websites

(http://www.weather.gov/oun/), and graphicasts. 

 

The information contained in the OUN LCO will be absorbed into

the CoCoRAHS network of weather observations

http://www.cocorahs.org/State.aspx?state=OK

 

Products to be discontinued:

 

PRODUCT NAME                      AWIPS ID         WMO Header

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

Regional Weather Summary          RWSOUN           AWUS84 KOUN

Local Cooperative Observation     LCOOUN           SXUS54 KOUN

 (Amateur Radio Weather Reports)

 

For more information, please contact:

 

David Andra

Meteorologist-in-Charge

Norman, OK  73072

405-325-3816

david.andra@noaa.gov

 

National Service Change Notices are online at:

 

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

 

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