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FOS NOTICE NO. 851          02-29-96
PART 1 OF A 2 PART MESSAGE

TO        FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER
          WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/

FROM      THERESE Z. PIERCE...CHIEF...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL
          SERVICES

SUBJECT   LONG-FUSE WARNING AND FORECAST RESPONSIBILITIES
          TRANSFERRED FOR 6 ZONES IN EXTREME EASTERN
          KANSAS...EFFECTIVE MAY 1 1996

EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY MAY 1 1996...AT 400 A.M....CENTRAL DAYLIGHT
TIME /0900 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME/...THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE /WSFO/ IN SAINT LOUIS /STL/...MISSOURI
WILL ASSUME LONG-FUSE WARNING AND FORECAST RESPONSIBILITY FOR SIX
/6/ ZONES IN EXTREME EASTERN KANSAS /TABLE 1/ FROM THE WSFO IN
TOPEKA /TOP/...KANSAS.

FOR THESE ZONES...WSFO STL WILL ISSUE THE PRODUCTS IN TABLE 2.
THE ZONE FORECAST PRODUCT /STLZFPMO - FPUS5 KSTL/ WILL BE ISSUED
AT 4 A.M. AND 4 P.M....CENTRAL TIME AND AT OTHER UNSCHEDULED
TIMES...AS CONDITIONS REQUIRE.  THE OTHER PRODUCTS WILL BE ISSUED
AS REQUIRED.

FOR THE ZONES IN TABLE 1...SUBSCRIBERS TO THE NOAA WEATHER WIRE
SERVICE /NWWS/ AND THE FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ WILL NEED TO TAKE
ACTION TO RECEIVE THE PRODUCTS IN TABLE 2 USING THE STL
IDENTIFIER...INSTEAD OF THE TOP IDENTIFIER /E.G. NWWS ID STLZFPMO
INSTEAD OF TOPZFPKS/.

TABLE 1   ZONES IN EXTREME EASTERN KANSAS TO BE TRANSFERRED TO
WSFO STL /FROM WSFO TOP/ FOR LONG-FUSE WARNINGS AND FORECASTS.

ZONE NUMBER        ZONE NAME /BY COUNTY/
KSZ025-            ATCHISON
KSZ057-            MIAMI
KSZ060-            LINN
KSZ073-            BOURBON
KSZ097-            CRAWFORD
KSZ101-            CHEROKEE

TABLE 2   FOR THE ZONES IN TABLE 1...THE FOLLOWING WILL BE THE
NEW PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS FROM WSFO STL FOR LONG-FUSE WARNINGS AND
FORECASTS.


PUBLIC ZONE FORECASTS                 STLZFPMO    FPUS5 KSTL
WINTER STORM ADVSY/WATCH/WARNING      STLWSWSTL   WWUS46 KSTL
NON-PRECIPITATION ADVSY/WATCH/WARNING STLNPWSTL   WWUS45 KSTL
FLASH FLOOD WATCH                    STLFFASTL   RWUS31 KSTL 1 2
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