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Technical Implementation Notice 12-48

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

152 PM EDT Wed Oct 17 2012


To:       Subscribers:

          -Family of Services

          -NOAA Weather Wire Service

          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


          Other NWS partners and NWS employees


From:     James Hoke

     Director, Hydrometeorological Prediction Center


Subject:  Transmission of NCEP HPC 6-Hour Interval

          Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts for Days 4 and 5  

          on SBN and AWIPS on November 20, 2012


Effective November 20, 2012, at 1200 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), the National Centers for Environmental Prediction’s (NCEP) Hydrometeorological Prediction Center (HPC) will add 6-Hour Interval Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts for Days 4 and 5  to the AWIPS NOAAPort datastream. The addition will use the following World Meteorological Organization (WMO) headers:


WMO Heading         Product


MEMT98 KWNH         Forecast Hour 78

LEML98 KWNH         Forecast Hour 84

MEMU98 KWNH         Forecast Hour 90

LEMM98 KWNH         Forecast Hour 96

MEMV98 KWNH         Forecast Hour 102

LEMN98 KWNH         Forecast Hour 108

MEMW98 KWNH         Forecast Hour 114

LEMO98 KWNH         Forecast Hour 120


Graphical representations of the products are online at:


For more information, please contact:



  David Novak

  College Park, Maryland 20740



NWS National Technical Implementation Notices are online at: