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000
NOUS41 KWBC 042002
PNSWSH

Service Change Notice 15-12
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
303 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

TO:       Subscribers:
          -Family of Services
          -NOAA Weather Wire Service
          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
          -NOAAPORT
          Other NWS partners and NWS employees

FROM:     Eli Jacks
          Chief, Fire and Public Weather Services Branch

SUBJECT:  Changes to the boundaries of some Grand Junction, UT,
          Weather Forecast Office Fire Weather Forecast Zones,
          Effective April 7, 2015

Effective Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at 1200 Coordinated Universal
Time (UTC), the NWS Weather Forecast Office (WFO) in Grand
Junction, CO (GJT), will split its Grand Junction Forecast Area
(COZ203) into two new fire weather forecast zones and its Durango
Forecast Area (COZ207) into three new fire weather forecast
zones. These changes will improve services for WFO GJT fire
weather partners by better associating zone areas with weather
regimes and terrain.

The split of the Grand Junction Forecast Area (COZ203) will
create new fire weather forecast zones for the mountains and
valleys of central Colorado (COZ205) and the mountains and
valleys of west-central Colorado (COZ203).

The split of the Durango Forecast Area (COZ207) will create new
fire weather forecast zones for the lower elevations of southwest
Colorado in Montezuma, southern La Plata, western Dolores and San
Miguel, and southwest Montrose Counties (COZ207); the mountainous
and foothill terrain in eastern Dolores and northeast Montezuma
Counties (COZ294); and the mountainous and lower elevation
terrain in northern La Plata, San Juan, southern Hinsdale, and
Archuleta Counties (COZ295).

In addition, the western portion of San Miguel County and the
extreme southwest portion of Montrose County will move from
COZ290 (Paradox Valley) into two of the new fire weather forecast
zones of the Durango Forecast Area in southwest Colorado.
Specifically, the southwestern portion of current fire weather
forecast zone COZ290 will be moved into new fire weather forecast
zones COZ207 (the area below about 7000 feet elevation) and
COZ294 (the area above about 7000 feet elevation).

Once these changes have been implemented, the fire weather
forecast zone numbers, names and geographical descriptors in
Table 1 and Table 2 will be used in all fire weather forecast
products issued by WFO GJT.

Table 1: New/Old Zone Numbers/Names

New Fire       New Fire         Old Fire        Old Fire
Weather Zone   Weather Zone     Weather Zone    Weather Zone
Number         Name             Number          Name
-------------  -------------    -------------   -------------
COZ203         Lower Colorado   COZ203          Grand Junction
                River                            Forecast Area

COZ205         Colorado River   COZ203          Grand Junction
                Headwaters                       Forecast Area

COZ207         Southwest        COZ207          Durango
                Colorado Lower                   Forecast Area
                Forecast Area

COZ294         Southwest        COZ207          Durango
                Colorado Upper                   Forecast Area
                West Forecast
                Area

COZ295         Southwest        COZ207          Durango
                Colorado Upper                   Forecast Area
                East Forecast
                Area

Table 2: New Geographic descriptions

COZ203         Lower Colorado River
Physical Description:  This zone consists of that portion of Mesa
and Garfield counties west of New Castle, CO, except the area
encompassing the Grand Mesa.

COZ205         Colorado River Headwaters
Physical Description:  This zone consists of that portion of
Garfield, Eagle, and Pitkin Counties east of New Castle, CO, plus
the portion of the Grand Mesa within eastern Mesa County.

COZ207         Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area
Physical Description:  This zone is defined as the lower
elevations, generally areas below 7000 feet elevation, of
southwest Colorado in Montezuma, southern La Plata, western
Dolores, San Miguel, and southwest Montrose Counties.

COZ294         Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area
Physical Description:  This zone consists of the mountainous and
foothill terrain, generally above 7000 feet elevations, in
eastern Dolores and northeast Montezuma Counties.

COZ295         Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area
Physical Description:  This zone is defined as the mountainous
and lower elevation terrain in northern La Plata, San Juan,
southern Hinsdale, and Archuleta Counties.

Graphical depictions of the old and new fire weather forecast
zones are online at:

    http://www.crh.noaa.gov/images/gjt/fire/OldGJTFWZones.png

and

    http://www.crh.noaa.gov/images/gjt/fire/NewGJTFWZones.png

NWS watch, warning and forecast products affected by these
changes are:

PRODUCT                    WMO HEADING    AWIPS ID
------------------------   -----------    -------
Fire Weather Watch         WWUS85 KGJT    RFWGJT

Red Flag Warning           WWUS85 KGJT    RFWGJT

Fire Weather Planning      FNUS55 KGJT    FWFGJT
 Forecast

National Fire Danger       FNUS85 KGJT    FWMGJT
 Rating System Forecast

NWS partners and users will need to make necessary changes to
their communication systems to accommodate these fire weather
forecast zone changes.

A shapefile of the new fire weather forecast zones for WFO GJT is
online at:

    www.nws.noaa.gov/geodata/catalog/wsom/html/firezone.htm

For more information, please contact:

    Jim Pringle
    Warning Coordination Meteorologist
    NWS Grand Junction, CO 81506-6844
    Phone: 970-243-7007
    Email: james.pringle@noaa.gov

National Service Change Notices are online at:

    http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

$$





000
NOUS41 KWBC 042002
PNSWSH

Service Change Notice 15-12
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
303 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

TO:       Subscribers:
          -Family of Services
          -NOAA Weather Wire Service
          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
          -NOAAPORT
          Other NWS partners and NWS employees

FROM:     Eli Jacks
          Chief, Fire and Public Weather Services Branch

SUBJECT:  Changes to the boundaries of some Grand Junction, UT,
          Weather Forecast Office Fire Weather Forecast Zones,
          Effective April 7, 2015

Effective Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at 1200 Coordinated Universal
Time (UTC), the NWS Weather Forecast Office (WFO) in Grand
Junction, CO (GJT), will split its Grand Junction Forecast Area
(COZ203) into two new fire weather forecast zones and its Durango
Forecast Area (COZ207) into three new fire weather forecast
zones. These changes will improve services for WFO GJT fire
weather partners by better associating zone areas with weather
regimes and terrain.

The split of the Grand Junction Forecast Area (COZ203) will
create new fire weather forecast zones for the mountains and
valleys of central Colorado (COZ205) and the mountains and
valleys of west-central Colorado (COZ203).

The split of the Durango Forecast Area (COZ207) will create new
fire weather forecast zones for the lower elevations of southwest
Colorado in Montezuma, southern La Plata, western Dolores and San
Miguel, and southwest Montrose Counties (COZ207); the mountainous
and foothill terrain in eastern Dolores and northeast Montezuma
Counties (COZ294); and the mountainous and lower elevation
terrain in northern La Plata, San Juan, southern Hinsdale, and
Archuleta Counties (COZ295).

In addition, the western portion of San Miguel County and the
extreme southwest portion of Montrose County will move from
COZ290 (Paradox Valley) into two of the new fire weather forecast
zones of the Durango Forecast Area in southwest Colorado.
Specifically, the southwestern portion of current fire weather
forecast zone COZ290 will be moved into new fire weather forecast
zones COZ207 (the area below about 7000 feet elevation) and
COZ294 (the area above about 7000 feet elevation).

Once these changes have been implemented, the fire weather
forecast zone numbers, names and geographical descriptors in
Table 1 and Table 2 will be used in all fire weather forecast
products issued by WFO GJT.

Table 1: New/Old Zone Numbers/Names

New Fire       New Fire         Old Fire        Old Fire
Weather Zone   Weather Zone     Weather Zone    Weather Zone
Number         Name             Number          Name
-------------  -------------    -------------   -------------
COZ203         Lower Colorado   COZ203          Grand Junction
                River                            Forecast Area

COZ205         Colorado River   COZ203          Grand Junction
                Headwaters                       Forecast Area

COZ207         Southwest        COZ207          Durango
                Colorado Lower                   Forecast Area
                Forecast Area

COZ294         Southwest        COZ207          Durango
                Colorado Upper                   Forecast Area
                West Forecast
                Area

COZ295         Southwest        COZ207          Durango
                Colorado Upper                   Forecast Area
                East Forecast
                Area

Table 2: New Geographic descriptions

COZ203         Lower Colorado River
Physical Description:  This zone consists of that portion of Mesa
and Garfield counties west of New Castle, CO, except the area
encompassing the Grand Mesa.

COZ205         Colorado River Headwaters
Physical Description:  This zone consists of that portion of
Garfield, Eagle, and Pitkin Counties east of New Castle, CO, plus
the portion of the Grand Mesa within eastern Mesa County.

COZ207         Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area
Physical Description:  This zone is defined as the lower
elevations, generally areas below 7000 feet elevation, of
southwest Colorado in Montezuma, southern La Plata, western
Dolores, San Miguel, and southwest Montrose Counties.

COZ294         Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area
Physical Description:  This zone consists of the mountainous and
foothill terrain, generally above 7000 feet elevations, in
eastern Dolores and northeast Montezuma Counties.

COZ295         Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area
Physical Description:  This zone is defined as the mountainous
and lower elevation terrain in northern La Plata, San Juan,
southern Hinsdale, and Archuleta Counties.

Graphical depictions of the old and new fire weather forecast
zones are online at:

    http://www.crh.noaa.gov/images/gjt/fire/OldGJTFWZones.png

and

    http://www.crh.noaa.gov/images/gjt/fire/NewGJTFWZones.png

NWS watch, warning and forecast products affected by these
changes are:

PRODUCT                    WMO HEADING    AWIPS ID
------------------------   -----------    -------
Fire Weather Watch         WWUS85 KGJT    RFWGJT

Red Flag Warning           WWUS85 KGJT    RFWGJT

Fire Weather Planning      FNUS55 KGJT    FWFGJT
 Forecast

National Fire Danger       FNUS85 KGJT    FWMGJT
 Rating System Forecast

NWS partners and users will need to make necessary changes to
their communication systems to accommodate these fire weather
forecast zone changes.

A shapefile of the new fire weather forecast zones for WFO GJT is
online at:

    www.nws.noaa.gov/geodata/catalog/wsom/html/firezone.htm

For more information, please contact:

    Jim Pringle
    Warning Coordination Meteorologist
    NWS Grand Junction, CO 81506-6844
    Phone: 970-243-7007
    Email: james.pringle@noaa.gov

National Service Change Notices are online at:

    http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

$$




000
NOUS41 KWBC 042002
PNSWSH

Service Change Notice 15-12
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
303 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

TO:       Subscribers:
          -Family of Services
          -NOAA Weather Wire Service
          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
          -NOAAPORT
          Other NWS partners and NWS employees

FROM:     Eli Jacks
          Chief, Fire and Public Weather Services Branch

SUBJECT:  Changes to the boundaries of some Grand Junction, UT,
          Weather Forecast Office Fire Weather Forecast Zones,
          Effective April 7, 2015

Effective Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at 1200 Coordinated Universal
Time (UTC), the NWS Weather Forecast Office (WFO) in Grand
Junction, CO (GJT), will split its Grand Junction Forecast Area
(COZ203) into two new fire weather forecast zones and its Durango
Forecast Area (COZ207) into three new fire weather forecast
zones. These changes will improve services for WFO GJT fire
weather partners by better associating zone areas with weather
regimes and terrain.

The split of the Grand Junction Forecast Area (COZ203) will
create new fire weather forecast zones for the mountains and
valleys of central Colorado (COZ205) and the mountains and
valleys of west-central Colorado (COZ203).

The split of the Durango Forecast Area (COZ207) will create new
fire weather forecast zones for the lower elevations of southwest
Colorado in Montezuma, southern La Plata, western Dolores and San
Miguel, and southwest Montrose Counties (COZ207); the mountainous
and foothill terrain in eastern Dolores and northeast Montezuma
Counties (COZ294); and the mountainous and lower elevation
terrain in northern La Plata, San Juan, southern Hinsdale, and
Archuleta Counties (COZ295).

In addition, the western portion of San Miguel County and the
extreme southwest portion of Montrose County will move from
COZ290 (Paradox Valley) into two of the new fire weather forecast
zones of the Durango Forecast Area in southwest Colorado.
Specifically, the southwestern portion of current fire weather
forecast zone COZ290 will be moved into new fire weather forecast
zones COZ207 (the area below about 7000 feet elevation) and
COZ294 (the area above about 7000 feet elevation).

Once these changes have been implemented, the fire weather
forecast zone numbers, names and geographical descriptors in
Table 1 and Table 2 will be used in all fire weather forecast
products issued by WFO GJT.

Table 1: New/Old Zone Numbers/Names

New Fire       New Fire         Old Fire        Old Fire
Weather Zone   Weather Zone     Weather Zone    Weather Zone
Number         Name             Number          Name
-------------  -------------    -------------   -------------
COZ203         Lower Colorado   COZ203          Grand Junction
                River                            Forecast Area

COZ205         Colorado River   COZ203          Grand Junction
                Headwaters                       Forecast Area

COZ207         Southwest        COZ207          Durango
                Colorado Lower                   Forecast Area
                Forecast Area

COZ294         Southwest        COZ207          Durango
                Colorado Upper                   Forecast Area
                West Forecast
                Area

COZ295         Southwest        COZ207          Durango
                Colorado Upper                   Forecast Area
                East Forecast
                Area

Table 2: New Geographic descriptions

COZ203         Lower Colorado River
Physical Description:  This zone consists of that portion of Mesa
and Garfield counties west of New Castle, CO, except the area
encompassing the Grand Mesa.

COZ205         Colorado River Headwaters
Physical Description:  This zone consists of that portion of
Garfield, Eagle, and Pitkin Counties east of New Castle, CO, plus
the portion of the Grand Mesa within eastern Mesa County.

COZ207         Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area
Physical Description:  This zone is defined as the lower
elevations, generally areas below 7000 feet elevation, of
southwest Colorado in Montezuma, southern La Plata, western
Dolores, San Miguel, and southwest Montrose Counties.

COZ294         Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area
Physical Description:  This zone consists of the mountainous and
foothill terrain, generally above 7000 feet elevations, in
eastern Dolores and northeast Montezuma Counties.

COZ295         Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area
Physical Description:  This zone is defined as the mountainous
and lower elevation terrain in northern La Plata, San Juan,
southern Hinsdale, and Archuleta Counties.

Graphical depictions of the old and new fire weather forecast
zones are online at:

    http://www.crh.noaa.gov/images/gjt/fire/OldGJTFWZones.png

and

    http://www.crh.noaa.gov/images/gjt/fire/NewGJTFWZones.png

NWS watch, warning and forecast products affected by these
changes are:

PRODUCT                    WMO HEADING    AWIPS ID
------------------------   -----------    -------
Fire Weather Watch         WWUS85 KGJT    RFWGJT

Red Flag Warning           WWUS85 KGJT    RFWGJT

Fire Weather Planning      FNUS55 KGJT    FWFGJT
 Forecast

National Fire Danger       FNUS85 KGJT    FWMGJT
 Rating System Forecast

NWS partners and users will need to make necessary changes to
their communication systems to accommodate these fire weather
forecast zone changes.

A shapefile of the new fire weather forecast zones for WFO GJT is
online at:

    www.nws.noaa.gov/geodata/catalog/wsom/html/firezone.htm

For more information, please contact:

    Jim Pringle
    Warning Coordination Meteorologist
    NWS Grand Junction, CO 81506-6844
    Phone: 970-243-7007
    Email: james.pringle@noaa.gov

National Service Change Notices are online at:

    http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

$$





000
NOUS41 KWBC 042001
PNSWSH

Service Change Notice 15-11
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
303 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

To:        Subscribers:
           -Family of Services
           -NOAA Weather Wire Service
           -Emergency Mangers Weather Information Network
           -NOAA PORT
           Other NWS partners and NWS employees

From:     Eli Jacks
          Chief, Fire and Public Weather Services Branch

Subject:  New Fire Weather Forecast Zone and Fire Weather
          Forecast Zone Boundary Changes for Southwest Alaska,
          Effective April 7, 2015

Effective Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at 800 AM Alaska Daylight Time
(AKDT), 1600 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), several changes
will be made to existing fire weather forecast zones in
southwest Alaska by NWS Weather Forecast Office Anchorage, AK,
(WFO AFC).

These changes include the creation of a new zone and changes in
the boundaries, numbering and naming of two existing zones.  The
changes are described below in Table 1.

A graphic depicting these changes is online at:

http://pafc.arh.noaa.gov/misc/Fire_Weather_Zone_Changes_201504.p
df

These changes will improve fire weather forecast and warning
accuracy in southwest Alaska.  The new zone is climatologically
different than the two zones that presently encompass this
geographic region.  The changes will result in more
geographically precise fire weather forecasts, watch and warning
services for resource managers and fire fighters responsible for
this region.

These zone changes require partners and users to take
appropriate action to receive the new zone products using the
Universal Generic Code (UGC) zone code format (Z) listed in
Table 1.

Products affected by this change are listed in Table 2.  This
list of products may not be exhaustive and other products which
contain UGC (Z) may also be affected.

TABLE 1.  Old/New Fire Weather Zone Names and Numbers for
Western Alaska

OLD ZONE NAME     OLD UGC(Z)   NEW ZONE NAME          NEW UGC(Z)
-------------     ----------   -------------          ----------
BRISTOL BAY       AKZ161       GREATER BRISTOL BAY    AKZ162

BRISTOL BAY       AKZ161       WESTERN ALASKA RANGE   AKZ163

LOWER KUSKOKWIM   AKZ152       MIDDLE KUSKOKWIM       AKZ153
 VALLEY                         VALLEY

LOWER KUSKOKWIN   AKZ152        WESTERN ALASKA RANGE   AKZ163
 VALLEY

TABLE 2.  WFO AFC Products Affected by These Changes

PRODUCT NAME                         WMO HEADER       AWIPS ID
------------                         ----------       --------
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST       FNAK52 PAFC      FWFALU
FIRE WEATHER WATCH                   WWAK62 PAFC      RFWALU
RED FLAG WARNING                     WWAK62 PAFC      RFWALU
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION             FKAK68 PAFC      AFDAFC

If you are affected by these changes, take the appropriate
action so your system(s) recognize the new zone (Z) Universal
Geographic Codes (UGC) and the new zone alignments.

An updated fire weather zone shapefile is online at:

http://www.weather.gov/geodata/catalog/wsom/html/firezone.htm

The proposed changes to the southwest Alaska fire weather
forecast zone boundaries, and creation of a new fire weather
forecast zone, have been closely coordinated with fire
management partners and users to be ready for implementation on
April 7, 2015.

For more information, please contact:

Sam Albanese                Aimee Fish
Meteorologist in Charge     Acting Warning Coordination
                              Meteorologist/Fire Program Manager
NWS Anchorage WFO           NWS Anchorage WFO
Anchorage, AK  99502        Anchorage, AK  99502
(907) 266-5120              (907) 271-3451
sam.albanese@noaa.gov       aimee.fish@noaa.gov

National Service Change Notices are online at:

http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

$$











000
NOUS41 KWBC 042001
PNSWSH

Service Change Notice 15-11
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
303 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

To:        Subscribers:
           -Family of Services
           -NOAA Weather Wire Service
           -Emergency Mangers Weather Information Network
           -NOAA PORT
           Other NWS partners and NWS employees

From:     Eli Jacks
          Chief, Fire and Public Weather Services Branch

Subject:  New Fire Weather Forecast Zone and Fire Weather
          Forecast Zone Boundary Changes for Southwest Alaska,
          Effective April 7, 2015

Effective Tuesday, April 7, 2015, at 800 AM Alaska Daylight Time
(AKDT), 1600 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), several changes
will be made to existing fire weather forecast zones in
southwest Alaska by NWS Weather Forecast Office Anchorage, AK,
(WFO AFC).

These changes include the creation of a new zone and changes in
the boundaries, numbering and naming of two existing zones.  The
changes are described below in Table 1.

A graphic depicting these changes is online at:

http://pafc.arh.noaa.gov/misc/Fire_Weather_Zone_Changes_201504.p
df

These changes will improve fire weather forecast and warning
accuracy in southwest Alaska.  The new zone is climatologically
different than the two zones that presently encompass this
geographic region.  The changes will result in more
geographically precise fire weather forecasts, watch and warning
services for resource managers and fire fighters responsible for
this region.

These zone changes require partners and users to take
appropriate action to receive the new zone products using the
Universal Generic Code (UGC) zone code format (Z) listed in
Table 1.

Products affected by this change are listed in Table 2.  This
list of products may not be exhaustive and other products which
contain UGC (Z) may also be affected.

TABLE 1.  Old/New Fire Weather Zone Names and Numbers for
Western Alaska

OLD ZONE NAME     OLD UGC(Z)   NEW ZONE NAME          NEW UGC(Z)
-------------     ----------   -------------          ----------
BRISTOL BAY       AKZ161       GREATER BRISTOL BAY    AKZ162

BRISTOL BAY       AKZ161       WESTERN ALASKA RANGE   AKZ163

LOWER KUSKOKWIM   AKZ152       MIDDLE KUSKOKWIM       AKZ153
 VALLEY                         VALLEY

LOWER KUSKOKWIN   AKZ152        WESTERN ALASKA RANGE   AKZ163
 VALLEY

TABLE 2.  WFO AFC Products Affected by These Changes

PRODUCT NAME                         WMO HEADER       AWIPS ID
------------                         ----------       --------
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST       FNAK52 PAFC      FWFALU
FIRE WEATHER WATCH                   WWAK62 PAFC      RFWALU
RED FLAG WARNING                     WWAK62 PAFC      RFWALU
AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION             FKAK68 PAFC      AFDAFC

If you are affected by these changes, take the appropriate
action so your system(s) recognize the new zone (Z) Universal
Geographic Codes (UGC) and the new zone alignments.

An updated fire weather zone shapefile is online at:

http://www.weather.gov/geodata/catalog/wsom/html/firezone.htm

The proposed changes to the southwest Alaska fire weather
forecast zone boundaries, and creation of a new fire weather
forecast zone, have been closely coordinated with fire
management partners and users to be ready for implementation on
April 7, 2015.

For more information, please contact:

Sam Albanese                Aimee Fish
Meteorologist in Charge     Acting Warning Coordination
                              Meteorologist/Fire Program Manager
NWS Anchorage WFO           NWS Anchorage WFO
Anchorage, AK  99502        Anchorage, AK  99502
(907) 266-5120              (907) 271-3451
sam.albanese@noaa.gov       aimee.fish@noaa.gov

National Service Change Notices are online at:

http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

$$











000
NOUS41 KWBC 041815
PNSWSH
Technical Implementation Notice 15-11
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
115 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

To:       Subscribers
          -Family of Services
          -NOAA Weather Wire Service
          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
          -NOAAPORT
          Other NWS Partners and Employees

From:     Terrance J. Clark
          Acting Director, Radar Operations Center

Subject:  More Frequent Products from Remaining FAA TDWRs To
          Begin Dissemination on April 7, 2015

Beginning April 7, 2015, NWS will more frequently disseminate
radar products generated by the NWS Supplemental Product
Generator (SPG) from the remaining FAA Terminal Doppler Weather
Radars (TDWRs) during hazardous weather. Currently, 18 TDWRs are
already disseminating this data.

The remaining TDWRs include:

Associated WFO      TDWR ID        TDWR FAA Site
--------------------------------------------------
PSR                 TPHX           Phoenix, AZ
SLC                 TSLC           Salt Lake City, UT
TSA                 TTUL           Tulsa, OK
FFC                 TATL           Atlanta, GA
VEF                 TLAS           Las Vegas, NV
MFL                 TFLL           Fort Lauderdale, FL
MFL                 TMIA           Miami, FL
MFL                 TPBI           West Palm Beach, FL
HGX                 TIAH           Houston International, TX
HGX                 THOU           Houston Hobby, TX
BOX                 TBOS           Boston, MA
BOU                 TDEN           Denver, CO
CLE                 TLVE           Cleveland, OH
DTX                 TDTW           Detroit, MI
IND                 TIDS           Indianapolis, IN
LMK                 TSDF           Louisville, KY
MLB                 TMCO           Orlando, FL
MEG                 TMEM           Memphis, TN
MPX                 TMSP           Minneapolis, MN
PHI                 TPHL           Philadelphia, PA
OHX                 TBNA           Nashville, TN
LIX                 TMSY           New Orleans, LA
PBZ                 TPIT           Pittsburgh, PA
LSX                 TSTL           St. Louis, MO
TBW                 TTPA           Tampa, FL
ICT                 TICH           Wichita, KS
SJU                 TSJU           San Juan, PR

The products will be provided via the NWS Radar Product Central
Data Collection Dissemination Service (RPCCDS) and/or NOAAPort.

When certain thresholds of precipitation are met, the TDWR shifts
into hazardous weather mode, also known as Volume Coverage
Pattern 80 (VCP 80). While the TDWR is in hazardous weather mode,
the short-range lowest elevation scan is repeated every minute.
In addition, most of the other short-range elevation scans and
volume products are repeated every 3 minutes.

Two example TDWR products that will be repeated every minute in
hazardous weather mode (VCP 80):

WMO Header          AWIPS ID  Product ID     Product Name
--------------------------------------------------------------
SDUS55 KPSR         TR0PHX    181            Reflectivity (Z)
                                             Base Elevation
SDUS55 KPSR         TV0PHX    182            Velocity (V)
                                             Base Elevation

Nine example TDWR products that will be repeated every 3 minutes
in VCP 80:

WMO Header          AWIPS ID  Product ID     Product Name
--------------------------------------------------------------
SDUS25 KPSR         TR2PHX    181            Reflectivity (Z)
                                             Third Elevation

SDUS75 KPSR         TV2PHX    182            Velocity (V)
                                             Third Elevation

SDUS55 KPSR         NCRPHX    37             Composite
                                             Reflectivity (CZ)

SDUS75 KPSR         NETPHX    41             Echo Tops (ET)

SDUS55 KPSR         NVLPHX    57             Vertically
                                             Integrated Liquid
                                             (VIL)

SDUS35 KPSR         NSTPHX    58             Storm Tracking
                                             Information (STI)

SDUS65 KPSR         NHIPHX    59             Hail Index (HI)

SDUS65 KPSR         NTVPHX    61             Tornadic Vortex
                                             Signature (TVS)

SDUS35 KPSR         NMDPHX    141            Mesocyclone (MD)

As with other centrally collected TDWR products, National
Climatic Data Center (NCDC) will archive the additional products.
The archived products will be listed with other TDWR products
under the NEXRAD Level III tab at:

http://hurricane.ncdc.noaa.gov/pls/plhas/has.dsselect

More information on TDWR data is available at:

http://www.roc.noaa.gov/spg

For questions or comments, please contact:

Jessica Schultz
NWS Radar Focal Point
Radar Operations Center
Jessica.A.Schultz@noaa.gov

National Technical Implementation Notices are online at:

http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

$$





000
NOUS41 KWBC 041815
PNSWSH
Technical Implementation Notice 15-11
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
115 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

To:       Subscribers
          -Family of Services
          -NOAA Weather Wire Service
          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
          -NOAAPORT
          Other NWS Partners and Employees

From:     Terrance J. Clark
          Acting Director, Radar Operations Center

Subject:  More Frequent Products from Remaining FAA TDWRs To
          Begin Dissemination on April 7, 2015

Beginning April 7, 2015, NWS will more frequently disseminate
radar products generated by the NWS Supplemental Product
Generator (SPG) from the remaining FAA Terminal Doppler Weather
Radars (TDWRs) during hazardous weather. Currently, 18 TDWRs are
already disseminating this data.

The remaining TDWRs include:

Associated WFO      TDWR ID        TDWR FAA Site
--------------------------------------------------
PSR                 TPHX           Phoenix, AZ
SLC                 TSLC           Salt Lake City, UT
TSA                 TTUL           Tulsa, OK
FFC                 TATL           Atlanta, GA
VEF                 TLAS           Las Vegas, NV
MFL                 TFLL           Fort Lauderdale, FL
MFL                 TMIA           Miami, FL
MFL                 TPBI           West Palm Beach, FL
HGX                 TIAH           Houston International, TX
HGX                 THOU           Houston Hobby, TX
BOX                 TBOS           Boston, MA
BOU                 TDEN           Denver, CO
CLE                 TLVE           Cleveland, OH
DTX                 TDTW           Detroit, MI
IND                 TIDS           Indianapolis, IN
LMK                 TSDF           Louisville, KY
MLB                 TMCO           Orlando, FL
MEG                 TMEM           Memphis, TN
MPX                 TMSP           Minneapolis, MN
PHI                 TPHL           Philadelphia, PA
OHX                 TBNA           Nashville, TN
LIX                 TMSY           New Orleans, LA
PBZ                 TPIT           Pittsburgh, PA
LSX                 TSTL           St. Louis, MO
TBW                 TTPA           Tampa, FL
ICT                 TICH           Wichita, KS
SJU                 TSJU           San Juan, PR

The products will be provided via the NWS Radar Product Central
Data Collection Dissemination Service (RPCCDS) and/or NOAAPort.

When certain thresholds of precipitation are met, the TDWR shifts
into hazardous weather mode, also known as Volume Coverage
Pattern 80 (VCP 80). While the TDWR is in hazardous weather mode,
the short-range lowest elevation scan is repeated every minute.
In addition, most of the other short-range elevation scans and
volume products are repeated every 3 minutes.

Two example TDWR products that will be repeated every minute in
hazardous weather mode (VCP 80):

WMO Header          AWIPS ID  Product ID     Product Name
--------------------------------------------------------------
SDUS55 KPSR         TR0PHX    181            Reflectivity (Z)
                                             Base Elevation
SDUS55 KPSR         TV0PHX    182            Velocity (V)
                                             Base Elevation

Nine example TDWR products that will be repeated every 3 minutes
in VCP 80:

WMO Header          AWIPS ID  Product ID     Product Name
--------------------------------------------------------------
SDUS25 KPSR         TR2PHX    181            Reflectivity (Z)
                                             Third Elevation

SDUS75 KPSR         TV2PHX    182            Velocity (V)
                                             Third Elevation

SDUS55 KPSR         NCRPHX    37             Composite
                                             Reflectivity (CZ)

SDUS75 KPSR         NETPHX    41             Echo Tops (ET)

SDUS55 KPSR         NVLPHX    57             Vertically
                                             Integrated Liquid
                                             (VIL)

SDUS35 KPSR         NSTPHX    58             Storm Tracking
                                             Information (STI)

SDUS65 KPSR         NHIPHX    59             Hail Index (HI)

SDUS65 KPSR         NTVPHX    61             Tornadic Vortex
                                             Signature (TVS)

SDUS35 KPSR         NMDPHX    141            Mesocyclone (MD)

As with other centrally collected TDWR products, National
Climatic Data Center (NCDC) will archive the additional products.
The archived products will be listed with other TDWR products
under the NEXRAD Level III tab at:

http://hurricane.ncdc.noaa.gov/pls/plhas/has.dsselect

More information on TDWR data is available at:

http://www.roc.noaa.gov/spg

For questions or comments, please contact:

Jessica Schultz
NWS Radar Focal Point
Radar Operations Center
Jessica.A.Schultz@noaa.gov

National Technical Implementation Notices are online at:

http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

$$




000
NOUS41 KWBC 041815
PNSWSH
Technical Implementation Notice 15-11
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
115 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

To:       Subscribers
          -Family of Services
          -NOAA Weather Wire Service
          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
          -NOAAPORT
          Other NWS Partners and Employees

From:     Terrance J. Clark
          Acting Director, Radar Operations Center

Subject:  More Frequent Products from Remaining FAA TDWRs To
          Begin Dissemination on April 7, 2015

Beginning April 7, 2015, NWS will more frequently disseminate
radar products generated by the NWS Supplemental Product
Generator (SPG) from the remaining FAA Terminal Doppler Weather
Radars (TDWRs) during hazardous weather. Currently, 18 TDWRs are
already disseminating this data.

The remaining TDWRs include:

Associated WFO      TDWR ID        TDWR FAA Site
--------------------------------------------------
PSR                 TPHX           Phoenix, AZ
SLC                 TSLC           Salt Lake City, UT
TSA                 TTUL           Tulsa, OK
FFC                 TATL           Atlanta, GA
VEF                 TLAS           Las Vegas, NV
MFL                 TFLL           Fort Lauderdale, FL
MFL                 TMIA           Miami, FL
MFL                 TPBI           West Palm Beach, FL
HGX                 TIAH           Houston International, TX
HGX                 THOU           Houston Hobby, TX
BOX                 TBOS           Boston, MA
BOU                 TDEN           Denver, CO
CLE                 TLVE           Cleveland, OH
DTX                 TDTW           Detroit, MI
IND                 TIDS           Indianapolis, IN
LMK                 TSDF           Louisville, KY
MLB                 TMCO           Orlando, FL
MEG                 TMEM           Memphis, TN
MPX                 TMSP           Minneapolis, MN
PHI                 TPHL           Philadelphia, PA
OHX                 TBNA           Nashville, TN
LIX                 TMSY           New Orleans, LA
PBZ                 TPIT           Pittsburgh, PA
LSX                 TSTL           St. Louis, MO
TBW                 TTPA           Tampa, FL
ICT                 TICH           Wichita, KS
SJU                 TSJU           San Juan, PR

The products will be provided via the NWS Radar Product Central
Data Collection Dissemination Service (RPCCDS) and/or NOAAPort.

When certain thresholds of precipitation are met, the TDWR shifts
into hazardous weather mode, also known as Volume Coverage
Pattern 80 (VCP 80). While the TDWR is in hazardous weather mode,
the short-range lowest elevation scan is repeated every minute.
In addition, most of the other short-range elevation scans and
volume products are repeated every 3 minutes.

Two example TDWR products that will be repeated every minute in
hazardous weather mode (VCP 80):

WMO Header          AWIPS ID  Product ID     Product Name
--------------------------------------------------------------
SDUS55 KPSR         TR0PHX    181            Reflectivity (Z)
                                             Base Elevation
SDUS55 KPSR         TV0PHX    182            Velocity (V)
                                             Base Elevation

Nine example TDWR products that will be repeated every 3 minutes
in VCP 80:

WMO Header          AWIPS ID  Product ID     Product Name
--------------------------------------------------------------
SDUS25 KPSR         TR2PHX    181            Reflectivity (Z)
                                             Third Elevation

SDUS75 KPSR         TV2PHX    182            Velocity (V)
                                             Third Elevation

SDUS55 KPSR         NCRPHX    37             Composite
                                             Reflectivity (CZ)

SDUS75 KPSR         NETPHX    41             Echo Tops (ET)

SDUS55 KPSR         NVLPHX    57             Vertically
                                             Integrated Liquid
                                             (VIL)

SDUS35 KPSR         NSTPHX    58             Storm Tracking
                                             Information (STI)

SDUS65 KPSR         NHIPHX    59             Hail Index (HI)

SDUS65 KPSR         NTVPHX    61             Tornadic Vortex
                                             Signature (TVS)

SDUS35 KPSR         NMDPHX    141            Mesocyclone (MD)

As with other centrally collected TDWR products, National
Climatic Data Center (NCDC) will archive the additional products.
The archived products will be listed with other TDWR products
under the NEXRAD Level III tab at:

http://hurricane.ncdc.noaa.gov/pls/plhas/has.dsselect

More information on TDWR data is available at:

http://www.roc.noaa.gov/spg

For questions or comments, please contact:

Jessica Schultz
NWS Radar Focal Point
Radar Operations Center
Jessica.A.Schultz@noaa.gov

National Technical Implementation Notices are online at:

http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

$$




000
NOUS41 KWBC 041815
PNSWSH
Technical Implementation Notice 15-11
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
115 PM EST Wed Mar 4 2015

To:       Subscribers
          -Family of Services
          -NOAA Weather Wire Service
          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
          -NOAAPORT
          Other NWS Partners and Employees

From:     Terrance J. Clark
          Acting Director, Radar Operations Center

Subject:  More Frequent Products from Remaining FAA TDWRs To
          Begin Dissemination on April 7, 2015

Beginning April 7, 2015, NWS will more frequently disseminate
radar products generated by the NWS Supplemental Product
Generator (SPG) from the remaining FAA Terminal Doppler Weather
Radars (TDWRs) during hazardous weather. Currently, 18 TDWRs are
already disseminating this data.

The remaining TDWRs include:

Associated WFO      TDWR ID        TDWR FAA Site
--------------------------------------------------
PSR                 TPHX           Phoenix, AZ
SLC                 TSLC           Salt Lake City, UT
TSA                 TTUL           Tulsa, OK
FFC                 TATL           Atlanta, GA
VEF                 TLAS           Las Vegas, NV
MFL                 TFLL           Fort Lauderdale, FL
MFL                 TMIA           Miami, FL
MFL                 TPBI           West Palm Beach, FL
HGX                 TIAH           Houston International, TX
HGX                 THOU           Houston Hobby, TX
BOX                 TBOS           Boston, MA
BOU                 TDEN           Denver, CO
CLE                 TLVE           Cleveland, OH
DTX                 TDTW           Detroit, MI
IND                 TIDS           Indianapolis, IN
LMK                 TSDF           Louisville, KY
MLB                 TMCO           Orlando, FL
MEG                 TMEM           Memphis, TN
MPX                 TMSP           Minneapolis, MN
PHI                 TPHL           Philadelphia, PA
OHX                 TBNA           Nashville, TN
LIX                 TMSY           New Orleans, LA
PBZ                 TPIT           Pittsburgh, PA
LSX                 TSTL           St. Louis, MO
TBW                 TTPA           Tampa, FL
ICT                 TICH           Wichita, KS
SJU                 TSJU           San Juan, PR

The products will be provided via the NWS Radar Product Central
Data Collection Dissemination Service (RPCCDS) and/or NOAAPort.

When certain thresholds of precipitation are met, the TDWR shifts
into hazardous weather mode, also known as Volume Coverage
Pattern 80 (VCP 80). While the TDWR is in hazardous weather mode,
the short-range lowest elevation scan is repeated every minute.
In addition, most of the other short-range elevation scans and
volume products are repeated every 3 minutes.

Two example TDWR products that will be repeated every minute in
hazardous weather mode (VCP 80):

WMO Header          AWIPS ID  Product ID     Product Name
--------------------------------------------------------------
SDUS55 KPSR         TR0PHX    181            Reflectivity (Z)
                                             Base Elevation
SDUS55 KPSR         TV0PHX    182            Velocity (V)
                                             Base Elevation

Nine example TDWR products that will be repeated every 3 minutes
in VCP 80:

WMO Header          AWIPS ID  Product ID     Product Name
--------------------------------------------------------------
SDUS25 KPSR         TR2PHX    181            Reflectivity (Z)
                                             Third Elevation

SDUS75 KPSR         TV2PHX    182            Velocity (V)
                                             Third Elevation

SDUS55 KPSR         NCRPHX    37             Composite
                                             Reflectivity (CZ)

SDUS75 KPSR         NETPHX    41             Echo Tops (ET)

SDUS55 KPSR         NVLPHX    57             Vertically
                                             Integrated Liquid
                                             (VIL)

SDUS35 KPSR         NSTPHX    58             Storm Tracking
                                             Information (STI)

SDUS65 KPSR         NHIPHX    59             Hail Index (HI)

SDUS65 KPSR         NTVPHX    61             Tornadic Vortex
                                             Signature (TVS)

SDUS35 KPSR         NMDPHX    141            Mesocyclone (MD)

As with other centrally collected TDWR products, National
Climatic Data Center (NCDC) will archive the additional products.
The archived products will be listed with other TDWR products
under the NEXRAD Level III tab at:

http://hurricane.ncdc.noaa.gov/pls/plhas/has.dsselect

More information on TDWR data is available at:

http://www.roc.noaa.gov/spg

For questions or comments, please contact:

Jessica Schultz
NWS Radar Focal Point
Radar Operations Center
Jessica.A.Schultz@noaa.gov

National Technical Implementation Notices are online at:

http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

$$





000
NOUS41 KWBC 031937
PNSWSH

Service Change Notice 14-56 Amended
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
238 PM EST Tue Mar 3 2014

To:       Subscribers:
          -Family of Services
          -NOAA Weather Wire Service
          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
          -NOAAPort
          -Other NWS partners and NWS employees

From:     Robert Rutledge
          Acting Chief, Aviation Services Branch

Subject:  Amended: Extension of the Experimental Collaborative
          Decision Making (CDM) Convective Forecast Planning
          (CCFP) Guidance through at least March 1, 2016

Amended to extend the experimental period

At the request of the Federal Aviation Administration, NWS is
extending the Automated CCFP through at least March 1, 2016, as
part of the Operational Demonstration of the Operational
Bridging and Collaborative Aviation Weather Statement.

NWS will render the experimental CDM Convective Forecast
Planning guidance graphics, viewable at:

  http://www.aviationweather.gov/ccfp

Additional information on CCFP can be found at:

  http://www.aviationweather.gov/ccfp/help

The Product Description Document can be found at:

  https://products.weather.gov/PDD/eCCFP_PDD.pdf

Comments will be accepted through March 1, 2016, via the
following electronic survey:

  http://www.nws.noaa.gov/survey/nws-survey.php?code=CCFPG

If you have any questions regarding the experimental CDM
CCFP guidance, contact:


For further information please contact:
Kevin Stone
NWS Aviation Services Branch
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Phone 301.427.9363
Email: Kevin.Stone@noaa.gov

National Service change Notices are online at:

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

$$




000
NOUS41 KWBC 031937
PNSWSH

Service Change Notice 14-56 Amended
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
238 PM EST Tue Mar 3 2014

To:       Subscribers:
          -Family of Services
          -NOAA Weather Wire Service
          -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
          -NOAAPort
          -Other NWS partners and NWS employees

From:     Robert Rutledge
          Acting Chief, Aviation Services Branch

Subject:  Amended: Extension of the Experimental Collaborative
          Decision Making (CDM) Convective Forecast Planning
          (CCFP) Guidance through at least March 1, 2016

Amended to extend the experimental period

At the request of the Federal Aviation Administration, NWS is
extending the Automated CCFP through at least March 1, 2016, as
part of the Operational Demonstration of the Operational
Bridging and Collaborative Aviation Weather Statement.

NWS will render the experimental CDM Convective Forecast
Planning guidance graphics, viewable at:

  http://www.aviationweather.gov/ccfp

Additional information on CCFP can be found at:

  http://www.aviationweather.gov/ccfp/help

The Product Description Document can be found at:

  https://products.weather.gov/PDD/eCCFP_PDD.pdf

Comments will be accepted through March 1, 2016, via the
following electronic survey:

  http://www.nws.noaa.gov/survey/nws-survey.php?code=CCFPG

If you have any questions regarding the experimental CDM
CCFP guidance, contact:


For further information please contact:
Kevin Stone
NWS Aviation Services Branch
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Phone 301.427.9363
Email: Kevin.Stone@noaa.gov

National Service change Notices are online at:

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

$$





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