960306: CWA for WSO FLG (fwd)

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
100 PM EST WED MAR 6 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 96-25
          FLAGSTAFF WEATHER SERVICE OFFICES/S SHORT-FUSE         
          COUNTY WARNING AREA EXPANDS...EFFECTIVE MAY 22 1996

    EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY MAY 22 1996...AT 900 A.M. MOUNTAIN
STANDARD TIME /1600 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME/...THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ WILL TRANSFER SHORT-FUSE WARNING
RESPONSIBILITY FOR YAVAPAI COUNTY AND THE NORTHERN PORTION OF
GILA COUNTY IN CENTRAL ARIZONA TO THE FLAGSTAFF /FLG/...ARIZONA
WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE /WSO/ FROM THE WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST
OFFICE /WSFO/ IN PHOENIX /PHX/...ARIZONA.  FOR THESE COUNTIES /OF
PORTIONS THEREOF/...WSO FLG WILL ISSUE SHORT-FUSE WARNING
PRODUCTS /TABLE 2/ AND RELATED PRODUCTS THAT GIVE FOLLOW-UP
INFORMATION ON THE WARNINGS /TABLE 3/.
  
    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 /OF PORTIONS THEREOF/
USING THE FLG IDENTIFIER /TABLES 2 AND 3/ INSTEAD OF THE PHX
IDENTIFIER.  THE UNIVERSAL GENERIC CODES /UGC/...HOWEVER... WILL
REMAIN UNCHANGED /AS SHOWN IN TABLE 1/.

TABLE 1. TRANSFERS TO FLG   /Z/ ZONE CODE     /C/ COUNTY CODE

COUNTY              UGC Z       UGC C    FROM   TO
YAVAPAI             AZZ007-     AZC025-  PHX    FLG
NORTHERN GILA       AZZ013-     AZC007-  PHX    FLG
                                                             
TABLE 2.  THE FOLLOWING ARE SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS FOR THE
COUNTIES /OR PORTIONS THEREOF/ TRANSFERRED TO FLG.  UGC C CODES
ARE USED IN THESE. 

WARNING PRODUCT FOR:      NWWS ID            WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
TORNADOES                 PHXTORFLG          WFUS1 KFLG
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS      PHXSVRFLG          WUUS1 KFLG
FLASH FLOODS              PHXFFWFLG          WRUS1 KFLG

TABLE 3.  THE FOLLOWING ARE KEY RELATED PRODUCTS FOR THE COUNTIES
/OR PORTIONS THEREOF/ TRANSFERRED TO FLG.  UGC Z CODES ARE USED
IN THESE.


 RELATED PRODUCTS             NWWS ID        WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
 SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT     PHXSVSFLG      WWUS34 KFLG
 SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT    PHXSPSFLG      WWUS35 KFLG
 FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT        PHXFFSFLG      RWUS32 KFLG
 CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE      PHXCEMFLG      MMUS40 KFLG
 PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT       PHXPNSFLG      ABUS34 KFLG
 SHORT-TERM FORECAST          PHXNOWFLG      FXUS21 KFLG
 LOCAL STORM REPORT           PHXLSRFLG      WWUS30 KFLG
+WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS      PHXWSWFLG      WWUS46 KFLG
+NON-PRECIPITATION WARNINGS   PHXNPWFLG      WWUS45 KFLG

+ ONLY FOR EMERGENCY BACKUP TO WSFO PHX.
 
    WSFO PHX WILL CONTINUE TO ISSUE THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS FOR
LONGER FUSE EVENTS AFFECTING THE COUNTIES /OF PORTIONS THEREOF/. 

 RELATED PRODUCTS             NWWS ID        WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
 
 SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT     PHXSVRPHX      WWUS34 KPHX
 SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT    PHXSPSPHX      WWUS35 KPHX
 CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE      PHXCEMPHX      MMUS40 KPHX
 PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT       PHXPNSPHX      ABUS34 KPHX
 FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT        PHXFFSPHX      RWUS32 KPHX
 WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS      PHXWSWPHX      WWUS46 KPHX
 NON-PRECIPITATION WARNINGS   PHXNPWPHX      WWUS45 KPHX
 
IF YOU HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS...YOU MAY CONTACT THE FOLLOWING
/MIC/ METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE

MIKE CAMPBELL...MIC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE
P.O. BOX 16057
FLAGSTAFF AZ 86015-6057
/520/ 556-9161

TONY HAFFER...AREA MANAGER     
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE PAB 500
POST OFFICE BOX 52025
PHOENIX AZ 85072-2025
/602/ 639-4607 EXT 222
                                
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