960726: 252, 253 CHANGES TO 1978 & 1976 Respectively... (fwd)

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NATIONAL ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE FOR NWWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
400 PM EDT FRI JUL 26 1996


                 NWWS CHANGE NOTICE NO. 253
                   EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY...


(DRG1976)  ON THE ABOVE EFFECTIVE DATE THE FOLLOWING
PRODUCTS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON THE STATE CIRCUITS (AS
SPECIFIED BELOW) OF THE NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE (NWWS)

                              STATE       WHEN ISSUED
PRODUCT    TITLE              CIRCUIT(S)  (IN HRS UTC)
---------  -----------------  ----------  ------------
FSDESFABR  FLOOD POTENTIAL        SD      1 PM LST
           OUTLOOK
           ABERDEEN... SOUTH DAKOTA

FSDESSABR  WATER SUPPLY           SD      1 PM LST
           OUTLOOK                        
           ABERDEEN... SOUTH DAKOTA

FSDFLSABR  FLOOD STATEMENT        SD      AS NEEDED 
           ABERDEEN... SOUTH DAKOTA

FSDFLWABR  FLOOD WARNING          SD      AS NEEDED
           ABERDEEN... SOUTH DAKOTA                 

FSDRVAABR  RIVER SUMMARY          SD      9 AM LST
           ABERDEEN... SOUTH DAKOTA


PRODUCT INFORMATION:

A FLOOD POTENTIAL OUTLOOK PRODUCT CONTAINS INFORMATION ABOUT
FLOOD POTENTIAL FOR A PARTICULAR HYDROLOGIC SERVICE AREA.

A WATER SUPPLY OUTLOOK PRODUCT IS USED TO CONVEY WATER
SUPPLY AND DROUGHT INFORMATION TO THE PUBLIC.

A FLOOD STATEMENT IS ISSUED TO UPDATE AND EXPAND THE
INFORMATION IN A FLOOD WARNING.  IT IS ALSO USED TO
TERMINATE A FLOOD WARNING.

A RIVER FLOOD WARNING NORMALLY SPECIFIES CREST INFORMATION
AND IS ISSUED FOR SPECIFIC COMMUNITIES OR AREAS ALONG RIVERS
WHERE FLOODING HAS BEEN FORECAST... IS IMMINENT... OR IS IN
PROGRESS.

A RIVER SUMMARY PROVIDES DAILY HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL
INFORMATION.  THIS USUALLY INCLUDES 24-HOUR PRECIPITATION
ACCUMULATION ENDING 1200 UTC AND DAILY RIVER STAGES OBSERVED
IN THE MORNING AT 1200 UTC.


A. PLATT
NWWS PROGRAM LEADER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

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ADMINISTRATIVE MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WASHINGTON DC
1115 AM EDT WED JUL 24 1996
    

                     CHANGE NOTICE NO. 252
                     EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY


(DRG1978)  EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, 1 NEW MISCELLANEOUS RIVER PRODUCT
(RVM) FOR THE LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER FORECAST CENTER (LMRFC) WILL
BE ADDED TO THE SOUTHERN REGION AFOS LOOP DUE TO HYDROLOGICAL
SERVICE AREA (HSA) TRANSITIONS.  THIS RVM WILL BE USED TO PROVIDE
LMRFC USERS WITH WEEKLY RIVER INFORMATION.


EACH FIELD OFFICE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR VERIFYING THAT DATA PRODUCTS
OF INTEREST WITHIN THIS CHANGE NOTICE ARE AVAILABLE FOR USE AFTER
THE EFFECTIVE DATE.  IF A DATA PRODUCT PROBLEM IS DISCOVERED, THE
FIELD OFFICE SHALL CONTACT THE REGIONAL SYSTEMS OPERATIONS
DIVISION (SOD) CHIEF.  RICK DITTMANN, 817-334-2674 IS THE COGNIZANT
TECHNICAL INDIVIDUAL.  KELLY GREENE, (301) 713-1373 EXT. 110, IS
THE DRG
FOCAL POINT FOR THIS ITEM.  TO STORE THIS PRODUCT, PILEDIT YOUR
DATA
BASE AS FOLLOWS:

LOCAL CATEGORY INVENTORY LIST (LCIL)

CATEGORY:     RVM - MISCELLANEOUS RIVER PRODUCT

PRIORITY:     4

DEFINITIONS:  CCC - NEW
              NNN - RVM
              XXX - SIL

AUTHORIZED PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS:  NEWRVMSIL


WILLIAM E. BROCKMAN, DEPUTY CHIEF, SYSTEMS OPERATIONS CENTER
 

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