960502: PNS for CWA transfer:EYW to MIA (fwd)

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
100 PM EDT THU MAY 2 1996

TO        FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER
          WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL
          WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ PRODUCT USERS...NWS EMPLOYEES

FROM      DONALD R. WERNLY...CHIEF...CUSTOMER SERVICE...OFFICE OF
          METEOROLOGY  

SUBJECT   SHORT FUSE COUNTY WARNING TRANSFER NOTICE 96-29
          MIAMI...FLORIDA WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE/S
          SHORT-FUSE COUNTY WARNING AREA EXPANDS...EFFECTIVE JULY
          16 1996

     EFFECTIVE TUESDAY...JULY 16 1996...AT NOON EASTERN
DAYLIGHT TIME /1600 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME/...THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ WILL TRANSFER SHORT-FUSE WARNING
RESPONSIBILITY FOR ONE /1/ COUNTY /SEE TABLE 1/ IN FLORIDA TO THE
MIAMI /MIA/...FLORIDA...WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE /WSFO/
FROM THE WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE /WSO/ IN KEY WEST /EYW/.  FOR
THIS COUNTY...AND ADJOINING COASTAL WATERS...WSFO MIA WILL ISSUE
SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS /TABLE 2/ AND RELATED PRODUCTS THAT
GIVE FOLLOWUP INFORMATION ON WARNINGS /TABLE 3/.  FOR HOLDERS OF
THE NWS OPERATIONS MANUAL CHAPTER C-47 /COUNTY WARNING
AREAS/...THIS IS THE 29TH 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 THE 1 COUNTY AND ADJOINING COASTAL
WATERS USING THE MIA IDENTIFIER /TABLES 2 AND 3/ INSTEAD OF THE
EYW IDENTIFIER.  FOR EXAMPLE...IF YOU HAVE BEEN RECEIVING SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM WARNINGS USING THE NWWS PRODUCT IDENTIFIER
MIASVREYW...YOU WILL HAVE TO CHANGE YOUR PRODUCT IDENTIFIER TO
MIASVRMIA.  THE UNIVERSAL GENERIC CODES /UGC/...HOWEVER...WILL
REMAIN UNCHANGED /AS SHOWN IN TABLE 1/.

TABLE 1  COUNTY TRANSFERRED TO MIA /C/ COUNTY CODE  /Z/ ZONE CODE

COUNTY                     UGC C        UGC Z        FROM   TO

+ /MAINLAND/ MONROE        FLC087-      FLZ075-      EYW    MIA
+ /UPPER KEYS/ MONROE      FLC087-      FLZ076-      EYW    MIA
+ /MIDDLE KEYS/ MONROE     FLC087-      FLZ077-      EYW    MIA
+ /LOWER KEYS/ MONROE      FLC087-      FLZ078-      EYW    MIA

+ ADJOINING COASTAL WATERS   -          FLZ503-      EYW    MIA

TABLE 2   THE FOLLOWING ARE SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS FOR THE 
1 COUNTY TRANSFERRED TO MIA.  UGC COUNTY CODES /C/ ARE USED IN
THESE PRODUCTS...EXCEPT FOR AFFECTED COASTAL WATERS IN WHICH UGC
ZONE CODES /Z/ ARE USED.

WARNING PRODUCTS FOR       NWWS ID         WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
+  TORNADOES               MIATORMIA       WFUS1 KMIA
+  SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS    MIASVRMIA       WUUS1 KMIA
++ SPECIAL MARINE WARNING  MIASMWMIA       WMUS1 KMIA
   FLASH FLOODS            MIAFFWMIA       WRUS1 KMIA

+ MEANS THAT THESE WILL ALSO INCLUDE SPECIAL MARINE WARNINGS WHEN
ADJOINING COASTAL WATERS ARE AFFECTED.
++ FOR COASTAL WATERS.

TABLE 3   THE FOLLOWING ARE KEY RELATED PRODUCTS FOR THE 1 COUNTY
TRANSFERRED TO MIA.  UGC ZONE CODES /Z/ ARE USED IN THESE
PRODUCTS.

RELATED PRODUCTS                 NWWS ID     WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT      MIASPSMIA   WWUS35 KMIA
  SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT       MIASVSMIA   WWUS34 KMIA
  CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE        MIACEMMIA   MMUS40 KMIA
  FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT          MIAFFSMIA   RWUS32 KMIA
  COASTAL FLOOD WRNGS/STMTS      MIACFWMIA   FZUS68 KMIA
  WINTER WEATHER WRNGS/ADVSYS    MIAWSWMIA   WWUS46 KMIA
  NON-PRECIPITATION WRNGS/ADVSYS MIANPWMIA   WWUS45 KMIA
  PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT   MIAPNSMIA   ABUS34 KMIA
  SHORT-TERM FORECAST            MIANOWMIA   FXUS21 KMIA
  LOCAL STORM REPORT             MIALSRMIA   WWUS30 KMIA
+ MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT       MIAMWSMIA   FZUS60 KMIA
  HURRICANE LOCAL STATEMENT      MIAHLSMIA   WWUS31 KMIA

+ FOR COASTAL WATERS.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS...YOU MAY CALL OR WRITE 

MR. PAUL HEBERT               OR MR. ROBERT BALFOUR
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE          DEPUTY METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
    FORECAST OFFICE           OR MR. JAMES LUSHINE
11691 S. W. 17TH STREET          WARNING & COORDINATION
MIAMI FL 33165-2149              METEOROLOGIST

PHONE  /305/ 229-4502  MON. - FRI.  800 AM - 430 PM

                     ...NOTE TO INTERNET USERS...

THIS AND ALL OTHER PENDING NWS SERVICE CHANGE NOTIFICATIONS ARE
AVAILABLE ON THE NWS OFFICE OF METEOROLOGY/S HOME PAGE IN THE
NOTIFICATION SECTION.  THE ADDRESS OF THE NOTIFICATION SECTION /IN
SMALL CASE LETTERS/ IS 

HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/NOTIF.HTM

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