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Service Change Notification 18-08

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

950 AM EST Thu Jan 25 2018


To:       Subscribers:

          -NOAA Weather Wire Service

          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


          -Other NWS Partners, Users and Employees


From:     Jeffrey Craven

          NWS Office of Science and Technology Integration

           Meteorological Development Laboratory


Subject:  Termination of Ensemble Kernel Density MOS (EKDMOS)

          dissemination over the SBN effective April 12, 2018


Based on an assessment of the Software Recommendation and

Evaluation Committee (SREC), EKDMOS will no longer be

disseminated on the Satellite Broadcast Network (SBN), effective

on or about Thursday, April 12, 2018. EKDMOS will continue to be

produced on the Weather and Climate Operational Supercomputing

System (WCOSS) and will continue to be used as an input to the

National Blend of Models (NBM). EKDMOS grids also will be

available for download on the TGFTP server. EKDMOS gridded

images, text products and meteograms will continue to online at:


For questions regarding this change to EKDMOS guidance, please contact:


  John Wagner

  MDL/Silver Spring, Maryland



  Jeffrey Craven

  MDL/Silver Spring, Maryland



For questions related to the data flow, please contact:


  Carissa Klemmer

  NCEP Central Operations Dataflow Team



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