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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
100 PM EDT FRI MAY 10 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.
 
SUBJECT   SHORT-FUSE COUNTY WARNING AREA TRANSFER NOTICE 96-30
          SAN ANGELO...TX...WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE/S SHORT-FUSE
          COUNTY WARNING AREA EXPANDS...EFFECTIVE AUGUST 1 1996
 
     EFFECTIVE THURSDAY...AUGUST 1 1996...AT 1100 A.M. CENTRAL
STANDARD TIME /1600 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME/...THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ WILL TRANSFER SHORT-FUSE WARNING
RESPONSIBILITY FOR 9 COUNTIES /SEE TABLE 1/ IN CENTRAL TEXAS TO
THE SAN ANGELO /SJT/...TEXAS...WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE /WSO/ FROM
THE WSO IN ABILENE /ABI/...TEXAS.  FOR THESE COUNTIES...WSO SJT
WILL ISSUE SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS /TABLE 2/ AND RELATED
PRODUCTS THAT GIVE FOLLOWUP INFORMATION ON WARNINGS /TABLE 3/. 
FOR HOLDERS OF WEATHER SERVICE OPERATIONS MANUAL CHAPTER
C-47...COUNTY WARNING AREAS...THIS IS THE 30TH 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 THESE COUNTIES USING THE SJT IDENTIFIER
/TABLES 2 AND 3/ INSTEAD OF THE ABI IDENTIFIER.  FOR EXAMPLE...IF
YOU HAVE BEEN RECEIVING SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNINGS USING THE
NWWS PRODUCT IDENTIFIER FTWSVRABI...YOU WILL HAVE TO CHANGE YOUR
PRODUCT IDENTIFIER TO LBBSVRSJT.  THE UNIVERSAL GENERIC CODES
/UGC/...HOWEVER...WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED /AS SHOWN IN TABLE 1/.
 
TABLE 1:  COUNTIES TRANSFERRED TO SJT.
 
COUNTY         UGC COUNTY     UGC ZONE       FROM      TO
                               
BROWN          TXC049-        TXZ140-        ABI       SJT
CALLAHAN       TXC059-        TXZ128-        ABI       SJT
COLEMAN        TXC083-        TXZ139-        ABI       SJT
FISHER         TXC151-        TXZ049-        ABI       SJT
JONES          TXC253-        TXZ113-        ABI       SJT
MITCHELL       TXC335-        TXZ053-        ABI       SJT 
NOLAN          TXC353-        TXZ054-        ABI       SJT
SHACKELFORD    TXC417-        TXZ114-        ABI       SJT
TAYLOR         TXC441-        TXZ127-        ABI       SJT
 
TABLE 2:  THE FOLLOWING ARE SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS FOR THE 9
COUNTIES TRANSFERRED TO SJT...USING UGC COUNTY CODES.
 
 
WARNING PRODUCTS FOR:     NWWS ID         WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
TORNADOES                 LBBTORSJT       WFUS1 KSJT
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS      LBBSVRSJT       WUUS1 KSJT
FLASH FLOODS              LBBFFWSJT       WRUS1 KSJT
 
TABLE 3:  THE FOLLOWING ARE KEY RELATED PRODUCTS FOR THE 9
COUNTIES TRANSFERRED TO SJT...USING UGC ZONE CODES.
 
RELATED PRODUCTS                  NWWS ID    WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT       LBBSPSSJT  WWUS35 KSJT
  SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT        LBBSVSSJT  WWUS34 KSJT
  CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE         LBBCEMSJT  MMUS40 KSJT
  FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT           LBBFFSSJT  RWUS32 KSJT
+ WINTER WEATHER WRNGS/ADVSYS     LBBWSWSJT  WWUS46 KSJT
+ NON-PRECIPITATION WRNGS/ADVSYS  LBBNPWSJT  WWUS45 KSJT
  PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT    LBBPNSSJT  ABUS34 KSJT
  LOCAL STORM REPORT              LBBLSRSJT  WWUS30 KSJT
  SHORT-TERM FORECAST             LBBNOWSJT  FXUS21 KSJT    
 
++ ONLY FOR EMERGENCY BACKUP TO WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICES
/WSFO/ IN FORT WORTH /FTW/ OR LUBBOCK /LBB/.
 
     FOR LONGER-FUSE EVENTS AFFECTING BROWN...CALLAHAN...
COLEMAN... JONES...SHACKELFORD...AND TAYLOR COUNTIES...WSFO FTW
WILL CONTINUE TO ISSUE THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS USING UGC ZONE
CODES.
 
  PRODUCTS                        NWWS ID    WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT       FTWSPSFTW  WWUS35 KFTW
  SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT        FTWSVSFTW  WWUS34 KFTW
  CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE         FTWCEMFTW  MMUS40 KFTW
  FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT           FTWFFSFTW  RWUS32 KFTW
  WINTER WEATHER WRNGS/ADVSYS     FTWWSWFTW  WWUS46 KFTW
  NON-PRECIPITATION WRNGS/ADVSYS  FTWNPWFTW  WWUS45 KFTW
  PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT    FTWPNSFTW  ABUS34 KFTW
 
     FOR LONGER-FUSE EVENTS AFFECTING FISHER...MITCHELL...AND
NOLAN COUNTIES...WSFO LBB WILL CONTINUE TO ISSUE THE PRODUCTS
LISTED ABOVE USING UGC ZONE CODES.  SUBSTITUTE LBB FOR FTW IN THE
NWWS IDS AND WMO HEADERS /FOR FOS/ SHOWN ABOVE. 
  
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS...YOU MAY CALL OR WRITE:
 
   MS. SHIRLEY MATEJKA        OR      MR. RICHARD MAY
   METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE            WARNING COORDINATION
   NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE         METEOROLOGIST
   7654 KNICKERBOCKER ROAD
   SAN ANGELO TX  76904-7892
   PHONE: /915/ 944-9445  MON. - FRI.  800 AM - 400 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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