960119: Grand Rapids, Mich-ABUS34 (fwd)

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ABUS34 KMKG 191254
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MUSKEGON MI
755 AM EST FRI JAN 19 1996

...NWS AT GRAND RAPIDS TAKING RESPONSIBILITY FOR MORE COUNTIES...

ON THURSDAY FEBRUARY 1, 1996 AT 12 NOON...THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE OFFICE AT GRAND RAPIDS WILL ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL
WEATHER FORECAST AND WARNING SERVICES AFFECTING THE FOLLOWING
COUNTIES...

        ...MUSKEGON...NEWAYGO...OCEANA...MECOSTA...

        ...MASON...LAKE...OSCEOLA...

NWWS SUBSCRIBERS ARE REMINDED THAT WARNINGS...SHORT TERM
FORECASTS...SPECIAL AND SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENTS...AND
CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORTS CURRENTLY ISSUED BY OFFICE AT MUSKEGON
FOR THE AFOREMENTIONED COUNTIES WILL BE ISSUED FROM THE GRAND
RAPIDS OFFICE...UNDER THE NWWS PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS FOR GRAND
RAPIDS.

FOR EXAMPLE...DAILY CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORTS CURRENTLY ISSUED UNDER
THE HEADER ARBCLIMKG WILL BE ISSUED UNDER THE HEADER ARBCLIGRR. A
SHORT TERM FORECAST NOW ISSUED FOR MASON COUNTY UNDER THE HEADER
ARBNOWMKG WILL BE ISSUED UNDER THE HEADER ARBNOWGRR.  THE
MUSKEGON OFFICE WILL CONTINUE TO ISSUE PRODUCTS AS BEFORE FOR
OTHER COUNTIES IN NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN.

THIS CHANGE...EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1...APPLIES ONLY TO THOSE
COUNTIES SPECIFIED ABOVE.

THE SUMMARY BELOW PROVIDES A REFERENCE FOR PRODUCTS AFFECTED...

                                  CURRENT         NEW HEADER
          PRODUCT                 HEADER          EFFECTIVE FEB 1

DAILY CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORD      ARBCLIMKG         ARBCLIGRR
MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY   ARBCLMMKG         ARBCLMGRR
SHORT TERM FORECAST              ARBNOWMKG         ARBNOWGRR
NEAR SHORE MARINE FORECAST       ARBNSHMKG         ARBNSHGRR
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING           ARBSMWMKG         ARBSMWGRR
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT         ARBMWSMKG         ARBMWSGRR
LAKE SHORE WARNING               ARBLSHMKG         ARBLSHGRR
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT        ARBSPSMKG         ARBSPSGRR
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING      ARBSVRMKG         ARBSVRGRR
TORNADO WARNING                  ARBTORMKG         ARBTORGRR
FLASH FLOOD WARNING              ARBFFWMKG         ARBFFWGRR
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT         ARBSVSMKG         ARBSVSGRR
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT            ARBFFSMKG         ARBFFSGRR
RECORD EVENT REPORT              ARBRERMKG         ARBRERGRR
LOCAL STORM REPORT               ARBLSRMKG         ARBLSRGRR
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT     ARBPNSMKG         ARBPNSGRR
CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE          ARBCEMMKG         ARBCEMGRR

NWWS SUBSCRIBERS...PLEASE NOTE THESE CHANGES AND ADD APPROPRIATE
GRAND RAPIDS PRODUCT HEADERS TO YOUR MENU OF PRODUCTS IF NEEDED
TO ENSURE THAT YOU CONTINUE TO RECEIVE THE INFORMATION YOU NEED.

GRENIER