960522: SPC reports- & HRS MRF info -NOUS (fwd)

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FOS NOTICE NO. 915          05-22-96

ATTENTION      FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/NATIONAL WEATHER WIRE
               SERVICES /NWWS/  OTHER NWS CUSTOMERS

FROM           DONALD R. WERNLY...CHIEF...CUSTOMER SERVICE

SUBJECT        NEW STORM PREDICTION CENTER LOCAL STORM REPORTS

THE STORM PREDICTION CENTER /SPC/ CURRENTLY PRODUCES A ONCE
A DAY COMPILATION OF SEVERE WEATHER EVENTS RECEIVED DURING THE
PREVIOUS 24 HOURS ENDING AT 1200 COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME
/UTC/.  ITS AFOS HEADER IS MKCSTADTS AND THE GRAPHIC VERSION IS
NMCGPHSVR.

BY AUTOMATING THE LOGGING OF TORNADO AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
REPORTS...THE SPC WILL ALSO BE ABLE TO PROVIDE THE INFORMATION
HOURLY.  THESE PRODUCTS SHOULD BE HELPFUL TO FIELD OFFICES BOTH
BY INDICATING WHAT MAY BE APPROACHING THEM...AND BY PROVIDING A
READY SOURCE OF INFORMATION FOR USE IN ANSWERING QUESTIONS ABOUT
SIGNIFICANT ON-GOING WEATHER IN OTHER PARTS OF THE COUNTRY.  THE
ALPHANUMERIC VERSION OF THE NEW PRODUCTS ARE   MKCSTAHRY /WMO
HEADER...WWUS60 KMKC/ AND THE GRAPHIC WILL BE  NMCGPHHRY.

THE HOURLY PRODUCTS WILL BE GENERATED BY AUTOMATICALLY
PROCESSING LOCAL STORM REPORTS /LSR/.  AT THE BEGINNING OF EACH
HOUR...THE LOG WILL BE PASSED TO A PROGRAM THAT PREPARES THE
MKCSTAHRY  AND  NMCGPHHRY  AFOS PRODUCTS.  EACH HOURLY PRODUCT
WILL CONTAIN A COMPILATION OF SEVERE WEATHER REPORTS DURING THE
CURRENT  CONVECTIVE DAY  WHICH IS 1200 UTC THROUGH 1200 UTC /24
HOURS/.  THE REPORTS WILL BE LISTED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER.
FOR EXAMPLE...AT 1300 UTC...THERE WILL BE  MKCSTAHRY  AND
NMCGPHHRY THAT INCLUDE REPORTS RECEIVED AT THE SPC BETWEEN 1200
UTC AND 1300 UTC.  THE NEXT HOUR S PRODUCT WOULD COVER 1200
UTC TO 1400 UTC...AND SO ON..THE LAST /FOR THIS DAY/ BEING 1200
UTC TO 1200 UTC /24 HOURS OF DATA RECEIVED/.

THE PLANNED IMPLEMENTATION DATE FOR THE NEW PRODUCTS IS JUNE
4 1996...TO BE CONFIRMED AND APPROVED BY THE DATA REVIEW GROUP
AT NWS HQ.

IF YOU HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS...PLEASE CONTACT THE FOLLOWING

     FREDERICK OSTBY
     CHIEF...OPERATIONAL GUIDANCE BRANCH W/NP71
     NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER CENTER
     601 E. 12TH STREET  ROOM 1728
     KANSAS CITY MO 64106-2897

     PH. 816-426-5922 X 229

                     ...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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FOS NOTICE NO. 916          05-22-96
 
ATTENTION      FAMILY OF SERVICES HIGH RESOLUTION DATA SERVICE
               SUBSCRIBERS
 
PLEASE ADD THE FOLLOWING MRF SURFACE TEMPERATURE PRODUCTS TO
YOUR DATA DIRECTORIES
 
WMO HEADINGS
HT/A-D/L/M/N/O/P/Q/U/Y 98 KWBC
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