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Public Information Notice 17-39, Comment Requested

National Weather Service Headquarters Silver Spring

335 PM EDT Wed Dec 20 2017


To:        Subscribers: 

           -NOAA Weather Wire Service

           -Emergency Manager’s Weather Information Network


           Other NWS partners and NWS employees


From:      Michelle Mainelli

           Acting Director, Office of Dissemination


Subject:   Soliciting Comments on Proposed Discontinuation of

           High Seas and Storm Warning over NIST Time Frequency

           Broadcasts through January 20, 2018


Beginning Wednesday, December 20, 2017, and continuing through

January 20, 2018, NWS seeks public comment on use of National

Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Time Frequency

Radio Broadcasts of High Seas and Storm warnings.


NIST Broadcast information is available at




Please submit comments or questions to:


with “NIST Marine Warnings” in the Subject line.


Upon the completion of this comment period, NWS will evaluate

all comments to determine whether to proceed with

discontinuation of the High Seas and Storm Warnings.


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