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Service Change Notice 17-62 Updated

National Weather Service Headquarters Silver Spring, MD

735 AM EDT Mon Jun 26 2017

 

To:        Subscribers:

           -NOAA Weather Wire Service

           -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

           -NOAAPort

           Other NWS Partners and NWS Employees

 

From:      Allison Allen

           Chief, Marine, Tropical, and Tsunami Services Branch

 

Subject:   Updated: Delay in the NWS Point Forecast Application

           implementation of Storm Surge Watches and Warnings

           until June 26, 2017

 

Reference: Service Change Notice 17-16: The addition of Tropical

           Cyclone Storm Surge Watches and Warnings for the

           Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the Contiguous United

           States Effective on or around June 1, 2017

 

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/notification/scn17-16trop_storm_surge.htm

 

The NWS will have the ability to issue new Storm Surge Watches

and Warnings for the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the Contiguous

United States effective on or around June 1, 2017. However,

implementation of changes to the NWS Point Forecast application

for the new Storm Surge Watches and Warnings for the Atlantic

and Gulf Coasts of the contiguous United States will be delayed

until June 26, 2017.  The NWS Point Forecast application can be

found at:

 

http://forecast.weather.gov

 

If a Storm Surge Watch or Warning is issued prior to their

implementation on the NWS Point Forecast application, the Watch,

Warning, and Advisory (WWA) map and point forecast pages will

not show the active Storm Surge Watch or Warning.  Web graphics

for active Storm Surge Watches and Warnings will be available on

the National Hurricane Center website at:

 

http://hurricanes.gov

 

If you have questions, please contact:

 

Jessica Schauer

NWS Marine, Tropical and Tsunami Services Branch

Miami, FL 33165

Telephone: 305-229-4476

Email: Jessica.Schauer@noaa.gov

 

National Service Change Notices are online at:

 

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/notif.htm

 

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