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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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