960126: Riverton & Eureka

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
1000 AM EST FRI JAN 26 1996

TO        NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ EMPLOYEES...FAMILY OF    
          SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE  
          /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NWS CUSTOMERS

FROM      DONALD R. WERNLY...CHIEF...CUSTOMER SERVICE

SUBJECT   SHORT-FUSE COUNTY WARNING AREA TRANSFER NOTICE 96-18
          RIVERTON WYOMING WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE/S SHORT-FUSE
          COUNTY WARNING AREA EXPANDS ON APRIL 10 1996
       
     EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY APRIL 10 1996 AT 1000 A.M. MOUNTAIN
DAYLIGHT TIME /1600 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME/...THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ WILL TRANSFER SHORT-FUSE WARNING
RESPONSIBILITY FOR SIX /6/ COUNTIES IN WYOMING /TABLE 1/ TO THE
WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE /WSO/ IN RIVERTON /RIW/...WYOMING.

     ONE /1/ COUNTY WILL BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE WSO IN
CASPER.../CPR/...WYOMING.  TWO /2/ COUNTIES WILL BE TRANSFERRED
FROM THE WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE /WSFO/ IN CHEYENNE
/CYS/...WYOMING.  THREE /3/ COUNTIES WILL BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE
WSO IN SHERIDAN /SHR/...WYOMING. 

     WSO RIW WILL ISSUE SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS /TABLE 2/
AND RELATED PRODUCTS THAT GIVE FOLLOW-UP INFORMATION ON THE
WARNINGS /TABLE 3/.  FOR HOLDERS OF NWS OPERATIONS MANUAL CHAPTER
C-47...COUNTY WARNING AREAS...THIS TRANSFER IS THE 18TH UPDATE IN
1996.

     BECAUSE OF THIS COUNTY WARNING TRANSFER...SUBSCRIBERS TO THE
NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ AND THE FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/
MUST TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO RECEIVE THE SHORT-FUSE WARNINGS
AND RELATED PRODUCTS FOR THESE COUNTIES USING THE RIW IDENTIFIER
/TABLES 2 AND 3/ INSTEAD OF THE CPR...CYS...OR SHR IDENTIFIER.
THE UNIVERSAL GENERIC CODES /UGC/ FOR ZONES /Z/ OR COUNTIES /C/
WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED /AS SHOWN IN TABLE 1/.

TABLE 1.
COUNTY...           UGC Z     UGC C          FROM      TO
NATRONA  EXCEPT SE  WYZ015-   WYC025-        CPR       RIW
NATRONA  SE         WYZ064-   WYC025-        CPR       RIW
LINCOLN  S.         WYZ018-   WYC023-        CYS       RIW
LINCOLN  W.         WYZ016-   WYC023-        CYS       RIW
LINCOLN  NE.        WYZ017-   WYC023-        CYS       RIW
LINCOLN  E.         WYZ020-   WYC023-        CYS       RIW
SWEETWATER  NW      WYZ020-   WYC037-        CYS       RIW
SWEETWATER  SW      WYZ022-   WYC037-        CYS       RIW
SWEETWATER  NE      WYZ023-   WYC037-        CYS       RIW
SWEETWATER  S CNTRL WYZ024-   WYC037-        CYS       RIW
SWEETWATER  SE      WYZ025-   WYC037-        CYS       RIW
BIG HORN   W        WYZ005-   WYC003-        SHR       RIW
BIG HORN   E        WYZ050-   WYC003-        SHR       RIW
WASHAKIE   W        WYZ009-   WYC043-        SHR       RIW
WASHAKIE   E        WYZ052-   WYC043-        SHR       RIW
JOHNSON    NW       WYZ050-   WYC019-        SHR       RIW
JOHNSON    SW       WYZ052-   WYC019-        SHR       RIW
JOHNSON    EXCEPT W WYZ053-   WYC019-        SHR       RIW

TABLE 2. THE FOLLOWING ARE SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS FOR THE
COUNTIES TRANSFERRED TO RIW.  UGC COUNTY CODES /C/ ARE IN THESE.

WARNING PRODUCT FOR:     AFOS/NWWS ID   WMO HEADER FOR /FOS/
TORNADOES                CYSTORRIW      WFUS1 KRIW
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS     CYSSVRRIW      WUUS1 KRIW
FLASH FLOODS             CYSFFWRIW      WRUS1 KRIW

TABLE 3.  THE FOLLOWING ARE KEY RELATED PRODUCTS FOR THE COUNTIES
TRANSFERRED TO RIW.  UGC ZONE CODES /Z/ ARE USED IN THESE.

RELATED PRODUCTS              AFOS/NWWS ID   WMO HEADER FOR /FOS/
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT     CYSSPSRIW      WWUS35 KRIW
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT      CYSSVSRIW      WWUS34 KRIW
CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE       CYSCEMRIW      MMUS40 KRIW
PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT        CYSPNSRIW      ABUS34 KRIW
SHORT-TERM FORECAST           CYSNOWRIW      FXUS21 KRIW
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT         CYSFFSRIW      RWUS32 KRIW
LOCAL STORM REPORT            CYSLSRRIW      WWUS30 KRIW
+ WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS     CYSWSWRIW      WWUS46 KRIW
+ NON-PRECIPITATION WARNING   CYSNPWRIW      WWUS45 KRIW      

+ ONLY FOR EMERGENCY BACKUP USE TO WSFO CYS
 
     WSFO CYS WILL CONTINUE TO ISSUE THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS FOR
LONGER-FUSE EVENTS.

PRODUCTS                      AFOS/NWWS ID   WMO HEADER FOR /FOS/
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT     CYSSPSCYS      WWUS35 KCYS
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT      CYSSVSCYS      WWUS34 KCYS
CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE       CYSCEMCYS      MMUS40 KCYS
PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT        CYSPNSCYS      ABUS34 KCYS
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT         CYSFFSCYS      RWUS32 KCYS
WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS       CYSWSWCYS      WWUS46 KCYS
NON-PRECIPITATION WARNING     CYSNPWCYS      WWUS45 KCYS      

IF YOU HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS...YOU MAY CONTACT THE FOLLOWING:

VALERIA I. CAPELL /METEOROLOGIST-IN-CHARGE/  307-857-3898
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE...NOAA
12744 WEST U.S. HIGHWAY 26
RIVERTON WY.  82501

WILLIAM T. PARKER /METEOROLOGIST-IN-CHARGE/
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE...NOAA
1301 AIRPORT PARKWAY
CHEYENNE WY  82001-1549
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
1000 AM EST FRI JAN 26 1996

TO        FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER
          WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL 
          WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ CUSTOMERS...NWS EMPLOYEES
 
FROM      DONALD R. WERNLY...CHIEF...CUSTOMER SERVICE
 
SUBJECT   SHORT-FUSE COUNTY WARNING AREA TRANSFER 96-19
          EUREKA WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE/S SHORT-FUSE COUNTY
          WARNING AREA EXPANDS...EFFECTIVE APRIL 12 1996
       
      EFFECTIVE FRIDAY...APRIL 12 1996...AT 900 A.M. PACIFIC DAYLIGHT
TIME /1600 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME/...THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE /NWS/ WILL TRANSFER SHORT-FUSE WARNING RESPONSIBILITY FOR
TRINITY COUNTY IN NORTHWEST CALIFORNIA TO THE EUREKA /EKA/...CALIFORNIA
WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE /WSO/ FROM THE WSO IN REDDING /RDD/...CALIFORNIA. 
FOR THIS COUNTY...WSO EKA WILL ISSUE SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS /TABLE 2/
AND RELATED PRODUCTS THAT GIVE FOLLOW-UP INFORMATION ON THE WARNINGS
/TABLE 3/.  FOR HOLDERS OF WEATHER SERVICE OPERATIONS MANUAL CHAPTER
C-47...COUNTY WARNING AREAS...THIS IS THE 19TH UPDATE FOR 1996.  

     BECAUSE OF THIS COUNTY WARNING TRANSFER...SUBSCRIBERS TO THE
NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ AND THE FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/
MUST TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO RECEIVE THE SHORT-FUSE WARNINGS
AND RELATED PRODUCTS FOR TRINITY COUNTY USING THE EKA IDENTIFIER
/TABLES 2 AND 3/ INSTEAD OF THE RDD IDENTIFIER.  THE UNIVERSAL
GENERIC CODES /UGC/...HOWEVER...WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED /AS PER TABLE 1/.
      
TABLE 1. TRANSFERS TO EKA. /Z/ ZONE CODE    /C/ COUNTY CODE 

COUNTY                  UGC Z   UGC C   FROM     TO
TRINITY                 CAZ007- CAC105- RDD      EKA
                  
TABLE 2.  THE FOLLOWING ARE SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS FOR THE
COUNTY TRANSFERRED TO EKA.  UGC C CODES ARE USED IN THESE PRODUCTS.

WARNING PRODUCT FOR     NWWS ID            WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
TORNADOES               SFOTOREKA          WFUS1 KEKA
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS    SFOSVREKA          WUUS1 KEKA
FLASH FLOODS            SFOFFWEKA          WRUS1 KEKA

TABLE 3.  THE FOLLOWING ARE KEY RELATED PRODUCTS FOR THE 
COUNTY TRANSFERRED TO EKA.  UGC Z CODES ARE USED IN THESE. 

 RELATED PRODUCTS             NWWS ID        WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT    SFOSPSEKA      WWUS35 KEKA 
  SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT     SFOSVSEKA      WWUS34 KEKA
  CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE      SFOCEMEKA      MMUS40 KEKA
  PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT       SFOPNSEKA      ABUS34 KEKA
  SHORT-TERM FORECAST          SFONOWEKA      FXUS21 KEKA
  FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT        SFOFFSEKA      RWUS32 KEKA
  LOCAL STORM REPORT           SFOLSREKA      WWUS30 KEKA
+ WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS      SFOWSWEKA      WWUS46 KEKA
+ NON-PRECIPITATION WARNINGS   SFONPWEKA      WWUS45 KEKA

+ ONLY FOR EMERGENCY BACKUP USE TO THE WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST
OFFICE /WSFO/ IN THE SAN FRANCISO BAY AREA /SFO/...CALIFORNIA.

      FOR LONGER FUSE EVENTS...USERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO RECEIVE THE 
FOLLOWING PRODUCTS FOR THIS COUNTY FROM WSFO SFO.

 RELATED PRODUCTS             NWWS ID        WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/

 SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT    SFOSPSSFO      WWUS35 KSFO
 SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT     SFOSVSSFO      WWUS34 KSFO
 CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE      SFOCEMSFO      MMUS40 KSFO
 PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT       SFOPNSSFO      ABUS34 KSFO
 NON-PRECIPITATION WARNINGS   SFONPWSFO      WWUS45 KSFO
 WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS      SFOWSWSFO      WWUS46 KSFO
 FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT        SFOFFSSFO      RWUS32 KSFO

     IF YOU HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS...YOU MAY CONTACT THE
FOLLOWING  /MIC - METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE/

NORM HOFFMANN...AREA MANAGER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE
21 GRACE HOPPER AVE STOP 5
MONTEREY CA 93943-5505
/408/ 656-1710

NANCY DEAN...MIC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE
WOODLEY ISLAND
300 STARTARE DRIVE
EUREKA CA 59807
/406/ 329-4840

CHRIS FONTANA...MIC
6101 AIRPORT ROAD
REDDING CA 96002-9423
/916/ 246-5482
                                
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