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Technical Implementation Notice 14-33

National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC

153 PM EDT Fri Aug 1 2014

 

TO:        National Weather Service (NWS) Offices

           Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Customers

           Family of Services (FOS) Subscribers

           Other Customers of NWS Aviation Forecasts

 

FROM:      Cyndie Abelman

           Chief, NWS Aviation Branch

 

SUBJECT:   Implementation of Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF)

           Service for: PVW, Hale County Airport in Plainview,

           Texas effective November 25, 2014     

 

NOTE:      The following changes have no impact on NOAA Weather

           Wire Service subscribers.

 

Effective Tuesday, November 25, 2014, at 1200 Coordinated Universal

Time (UTC), the NWS Office in Lubbock, TX, will begin TAF service

for a new site.

 

NWS personnel/offices will need to add the following identifier

to their communications systems to receive the new TAF:

 

Airport                WMO Heading           AWIPS ID

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

Hale County Airport    FTUS44 KLBB           TAFPVW

 

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

collectives below, which are transmitted to FAA personnel and

other external customers.

 

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 Facilities

FTUS52 KWBC     Global Telecommunication System Customers

 

Holders of NWS Procedural Instruction 10-813 (Terminal Aerodrome

Forecasts) should make appropriate additions to the appendices.

 

If you have questions regarding the TAF addition, please contact:

 

     Justin Weaver, Meteorologist-In-Charge

     National Weather Service Forecast Office

     Lubbock, TX  79423

     Phone: 806-745-4260

     Email: justin.weaver@noaa.gov

 

National Technical Implementation Notices are online at:

 

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

 

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