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Technical Implementation Notice 13-48, Amended 

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

943 AM EST Mon Dec 9 2013


TO:       National Weather Service Offices (NWS)

          Federal Aviation Administration Customers (FAA)

          Family of Service Subscribers (FOS)

          Other Customers of NWS Aviation Forecasts


FROM:     Cyndie Abelman

          Chief, Aviation Services Branch


SUBJECT:  Amended: Implementation of Terminal Aerodrome

          Forecast (TAF) Service for Manitowoc County Airport

          (MTW) in Manitowoc, WI, Effective: February 25, 2014


The following changes have no impact on NOAA Weather     

Wire Service subscribers


Corrected to change effective time to 1800 Universal

Coordinated Time (UTC) on the same day, February 25, 2014.


Effective Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 0000 Universal

Coordinated Time (UTC), the NWS office at Green Bay, WI, will

begin TAF service for a new site. After that date, routine and

updated TAFs will be issued for these airports 24 hours a day.


NWS personnel/offices will need to add the following identifier

to their communications systems to receive the new TAFs:


Airport Name                             WMO Heading    AWIPS ID

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

Manitowoc County Airport, Manitowoc, WI     MTW          FTUS43


In addition, the new TAF will be added to the existing TAF

collectives below, which are transmitted to FAA personnel and

other external users.


WMO Headings available to the following customers:


FTUS80 KWBC   Non-FAA Domestic and Family of Services

FTUS90 KWBC   FAA Weather Message Switching Center and FAA


FTUS52 KWBC   Global Telecommunication System Customers


Holders of NWS Procedural Instruction 10-813 (Terminal Aerodrome

Forecasts) should make appropriate additions to the appendices.


For questions regarding these TAFs, please contact:


Gary Austin, Meteorologist in Charge 

National Weather Service

Green Bay, WI 54313



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