960305: Elko, NV (fwd)

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
200 PM EST TUE MAR 5 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 NOTICE 96-23
          ELKO WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE/S SHORT-FUSE COUNTY
          WARNING AREA EXPANDS...EFFECTIVE MAY 13 1996
         
     EFFECTIVE MONDAY...MAY 13 1996...AT 900 A.M. PACIFIC
DAYLIGHT TIME /1600 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME/...THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ WILL TRANSFER SHORT-FUSE WARNING
RESPONSIBILITY FOR LANDER COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NEVADA TO THE
ELKO /EKO/...NEVADA...WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE /WSO/ FROM THE
WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE /WSFO/ IN RENO /RNO/...NEVADA. 
FOR THIS COUNTY WSO EKO 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 23RD 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 LANDER COUNTY USING THE EKO IDENTIFIER
/TABLES 2 AND 3/ INSTEAD OF THE RNO IDENTIFIER.  THE UNIVERSAL
GENERIC CODES /UGC/...HOWEVER...WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED /AS SHOWN
IN TABLE 1/. 
      
TABLE 1. TRANSFERS TO EKO. /Z/ ZONE CODE     /C/ COUNTY CODE 

COUNTY                  UGC Z   UGC C   FROM     TO
LANDER                  NVZ006- NVC015- RNO      EKO

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

WARNING PRODUCT FOR     NWWS ID            WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
TORNADOES               RNOTOREKO          WFUS1 KEKO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS    RNOSVREKO          WUUS1 KEKO
FLASH FLOODS            RNOFFWEKO          WRUS1 KEKO

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


 RELATED PRODUCTS             NWWS ID        WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
 SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT    RNOSPSEKO      WWUS35 KEKO 
 SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT     RNOSVSEKO      WWUS34 KEKO
 CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE      RNOCEMEKO      MMUS40 KEKO
 PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT       RNOPNSEKO      ABUS34 KEKO
 SHORT-TERM FORECAST          RNONOWEKO      FXUS21 KEKO
 FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT        RNOFFSEKO      RWUS32 KEKO
 LOCAL STORM REPORT           RNOLSREKO      WWUS30 KEKO
+WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS      RNOWSWEKO      WWUS46 KEKO
+NON-PRECIPITATION WARNINGS   RNONPWEKO      WWUS45 KEKO

+ ONLY FOR EMERGENCY BACKUP USE TO THE WSFO RNO.
 
    FOR LONGER FUSE EVENTS...USERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO RECEIVE THE
FOLLOWING PRODUCTS FOR THIS COUNTY FROM WSFO RNO.

 RELATED PRODUCTS             NWWS ID        WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/

 SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT    RNOSPSRNO      WWUS35 KRNO
 SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT     RNOSVSRNO      WWUS34 KRNO
 CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE      RNOCEMRNO      MMUS40 KRNO
 PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT       RNOPNSRNO      ABUS34 KRNO
 NON-PRECIPITATION WARNINGS   RNONPWRNO      WWUS45 KRNO
 WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS      RNOWSWRNO      WWUS46 KRNO
 FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT        RNOFFSRNO      RWUS32 KRNO

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

STEVE BROWN...AREA MANAGER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE
2350 RAGGIO PARKWAY
RENO NV 89512-3900
/702/ 673-8100

KEVIN BAKER...MIC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE
3420 PARADISE DRIVE
ELKO NV 89801
/702/ 778-6716
                               
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
200 PM EST TUE MAR 5 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 NOTICE 96-24
          RENO WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE/S SHORT-FUSE COUNTY 
          WARNING AREA EXPANDS...EFFECTIVE MAY 13 1996
         
     EFFECTIVE MONDAY...MAY 13 1996...AT 900 A.M. PACIFIC
DAYLIGHT TIME /1600 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME/...THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ WILL TRANSFER SHORT-FUSE WARNING
RESPONSIBILITY FOR LASSEN COUNTY...AND THE EASTERN PORTION OF
PLUMAS COUNTY IN NORTHEAST CALIFORNIA TO THE RENO /RNO/...
NEVADA...WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE /WSFO/ FROM THE WEATHER
SERVICE OFFICE /WSO/ IN REDDING /RDD/...CALIFORNIA.  FOR THESE
COUNTIES /OR PORTIONS THEREOF/...WSFO RNO 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 24TH UPDATE FOR 1996.

     BECAUSE OF THESE COUNTY WARNING TRANSFERS...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 LASSEN COUNTY AND THE EASTERN
PORTION OF PLUMAS COUNTY USING THE RNO IDENTIFIER /TABLES 2 AND
3/ INSTEAD OF THE RDD IDENTIFIER.  THE UNIVERSAL GENERIC CODES
/UGC/...HOWEVER...WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED /AS SHOWN IN TABLE 1/. 
      
TABLE 1. TRANSFERS TO RNO. /Z/ ZONE CODE   /C/ COUNTY CODE 

COUNTY                  UGC Z   UGC C   FROM  TO
LASSEN                  CAZ008- CAC035- RDD   RNO
PLUMAS /EAST/           CAZ009- CAC063- RDD   RNO

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

WARNING PRODUCT FOR     NWWS ID            WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
TORNADOES               RNOTORRNO          WFUS1 KRNO
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS    RNOSVRRNO          WUUS1 KRNO
FLASH FLOODS            RNOFFWRNO          WRUS1 KRNO

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

 RELATED PRODUCTS             NWWS ID        WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
 SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT    RNOSPSRNO      WWUS35 KRNO 
 SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT     RNOSVSRNO      WWUS34 KRNO
 CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE      RNOCEMRNO      MMUS40 KRNO
 PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT       RNOPNSRNO      ABUS34 KRNO
 SHORT-TERM FORECAST          RNONOWRNO      FXUS21 KRNO
 FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT        RNOFFSRNO      RWUS32 KRNO
 LOCAL STORM REPORT           RNOLSRRNO      WWUS30 KRNO
+WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS      RNOWSWRNO      WWUS46 KRNO
+NON-PRECIPITATION WARNINGS   RNONPWRNO      WWUS45 KRNO

+ ONLY FOR EMERGENCY BACKUP USE TO THE WSFO IN THE SAN FRANCISCO
BAY AREA /SFO/...CALIFORNIA.
 
  FOR LONGER FUSE EVENTS...USERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO RECEIVE THE 
FOLLOWING PRODUCTS FOR THESE COUNTIES 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/

STEVE BROWN...AREA MANAGER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE 
2350 RAGGIO PARKWAY
RENO NV 89512-3900
/702/ 673-8100

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

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