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Service Change Notice 18-49

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

250 PM EDT Fri May 11 2018

 

TO:      Subscribers

         -NOAA Weather Wire Service

         -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network

         -NOAAPort

         Other NWS partners and NWS employees

 

FROM:    Christine Magee

         Configuration Manager, NCO

 

SUBJECT: Discontinuation of several NWS NCO Websites and

         relocation of others effective June 18, 2018

 

Effective Monday, June 18, 2018, NWS NCEP Central Operations

(NCO) will be discontinuing several web services and relocating

others on its website.  The information that will be

discontinued is obsolete. The information being moved is in

response to NCO's reorganization, which split its former

Production Management Branch (PMB) into the Implementation and

Data Services Branch (IDSB) and Operational Monitoring Branch

(OMB).  The following pages are obsolete and links to them will

be deleted:

 

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/version_numbers/

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/docs/GRIB1_to_GRIB2.shtml

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/docs/dbnet/

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/docs/libs/

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/sib/decoders/BUFRLIB/

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/docs/JSAMPLE_SCRIPT

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/docs/exsample_script

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/docs/NCEPStorageStandards.pdf

 

The following page links have been moved from the old PMB page

to the new OMB page. See the page below for the following links:

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/omb

 

Real-time Data Monitoring (RTDM): 

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/nwprod/realtime/

 

NOUS42:

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/nous42kwno/

 

NCEP Quality Assessment Project (QAP):

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/qap/

 

Links to the NCEP Production Suite Current Status

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/nwprod/prodstat/

 

Model Analyses and Guidance (MAG)

http://mag.ncep.noaa.gov/

 

and Critical Weather Day (CWD) status

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/cwd/

 

may be found on both the NCO/IDSB and NCO/OMB pages.

 

The new web pages for NCO/IDSB and NCO/OMB may be viewed at:

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/idsb

and

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/omb

respectively.

 

Six months after the effective date of this notice, the links to

the NCEP Production Suite Current Status, the MAG, and the CWD

status pages will only be found on the NCO/OMB page at:

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/omb

 

For more information, please contact:

 

Christine Magee

NCEP/NCO

College Park, MD 20740

Chris.Caruso.Magee@noaa.gov

 

National Service Change Notices are available online at:

 

  http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

 

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