960116: ETA (fwd)

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>SPECIAL NCEP DISCUSSION
>CENTRAL OPERATIONS / NCEP/ NWS/ WASHINGTON DC
>1525 UTC WED JAN 16 1996
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>161520Z  FOR AT LEAST THE PAST 3 WEEKS NCEP HAS HAD PROBLEMS
>WITH OUR MAIN CRAY C-90 COMPUTER...THE C-90 HAS BEEN TAKEN OFF
>LINE FOR AN INDEFINITE PERIOD...THE FOLLOWING CHANGES HAVE TO
>BE MADE OUR MODEL PRODUCTION UNTIL THE C-90 IS OPERATIONAL...
>THERE WILL BE NO MESO ETA CMA AN 80KM ETA WILL BE RUN CMA NO
>ENSEMBLES AND THE NGM AND AVN RUNS WILL BE 1 TO 2 HOURS LATER
>THAN NORMAL...IF THERE IS AN EXTENDED OUTAGE A MRF RUN WOULD BE
>QUESTIONABLE...SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE..
>WHITMORE/SDM/QUALITY ASSESSMENT BRANCH/NCEP
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