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FOS NOTICE NO. 867          03-22-96

DDS SUBSCRIBERS

/DRG1867/ THE FOLLOWING 2 EXTRATROPICAL STORM SURGE FORECAST
/MRP/ NATIONAL DATA PRODUCTS ARE ADDED TO FOS.  FOR THE GULF
OF MEXICO PRODUCT... STORM SURGE FORECASTS FOR 22 LOCATIONS
WILL BE PRODUCTED OUT TO 48 HOURS.  FOR THE ALASKAN PRODUCT...
STORM SURGE FORECASTS FOR 31 LOCATIONS AROUND NORTON SOUND
AND BRISTOL BAY IN THE BERING SEA WILL BE PRODUCED.

CATEGORY         MRP - TECHNIQUES DEVELOPMENT LABORATORY MARINE
                       PRODUCT

WMO HEADINGS
FQGX40 KWBC
FQAC40 KWBC



HRS SUBSCRIBERS

ON WEDNESDAY... MARCH 27... NCEP WILL MAKE A CHANGE TO CORRECT AN
ERROR IN THE MRF GRIB AWIPS MEAN RH FIELDS.  THIS ERROR WAS
INTRODUCED LAST SUMMER DURING THE CONVERSION OF THESE PRODUCTS
FROM THE HDS TO THE CRAY.  NCEP HAS INADVERTENTLY BEEN SENDING
BOUNDARY LEVEL RH DATA UNDER THE WMO HEADER FOR MEAN/EATM
RELATIVE HUMIDITY PRODUCTS.  THE PRODUCT DEFINITION SECTION
/PDS/ BYTES 9-12 WILL BE CHANGED FROM    52  116 30 00
                                 TO      52  200 00 00

THE WMO BULLETIN HEADERS AFFECTED WILL BE

        YRAA00 KWBC     YRIA00 KWBC
        YRAC00 KWBC     YRIC00 KWBC
        YRAE00 KWBC     YRIE00 KWBC
        YRAG00 KWBC     YRIG00 KWBC
        YRAIOO KWBC     YRII00 KWBC
        YRAJ00 KWBC     YRJJ00 KWBC
        YRAK00 KWBC     YRIK00 KWBC
        YRAL00 KWBC     YRJL00 KWBC
        YRAM00 KWBC     YRIM00 KWBC
        YRAO00 KWBC     YRIO00 KWBC
        YRAQ00 KWBC     YRIQ00 KWBC
        YRAS00 KWBC     YRIS00 KWBC
        YRAU00 KWBC     YRIU00 KWBC
        YRAW00 KWBC     YRIW00 KWBC
        YRAY00 KWBC     YRIY00 KWBC
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