960801: County warning transfer message (fwd)

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
230 PM EDT THU AUG 1 1996

TO          FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER WIRE
            SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL WEATHER
            SERVICE /NWS/ PRODUCT USERS...NWS EMPLOYEES
 
FROM        DONALD WERNLY...CHIEF...CUSTOMER SERVICE
 
SUBJECT     SHORT-FUSE COUNTY WARNING AREA TRANSFER 96-35        
            SPOKANE NEXRAD WEATHER SERVICE OFFICES/S SHORT-FUSE
            COUNTY WARNING AREA EXPANDS...EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 2 1996
         
     EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY...OCTOBER 2 1996...AT 900 A.M. PACIFIC
DAYLIGHT TIME /1600 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME/...THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ WILL TRANSFER SHORT-FUSE WARNING
RESPONSIBILITY FOR SHOSHONE COUNTY IN NORTHERN IDAHO TO THE SPOKANE
/GEG/...WASHINGTON WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE /WSO/ FROM THE WSO IN
MISSOULA /MSO/...MONTANA.  FOR THIS COUNTY...WSO GEG WILL ISSUE
SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS /TABLE 2/ AND RELATED PRODUCTS THAT
GIVE FOLLOW-UP INFORMATION ON THE WARNINGS /TABLE 3/.  FOR HOLDERS
OF WEATHER SERVICE OPERATIONS MANUAL CHAPTER C-47...COUNTY WARNING
AREAS...THIS IS THE 35TH 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 SHOSHONE COUNTY USING THE GEG IDENTIFIER
/TABLES 2 AND 3/ INSTEAD OF THE MSO IDENTIFIER.  THE UNIVERSAL
GENERIC CODES /UGC/...HOWEVER...WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED /AS SHOWN IN
TABLE 1/. 
      
TABLE 1. TRANSFERS TO GEG. /Z/ ZONE CODE    /C/ COUNTY CODE/ 

COUNTY                  UGC Z       UGC C       FROM    TO
SHOSHONE                IDZ009-     IDC079-     MSO     GEG

TABLE 2.  THE FOLLOWING ARE SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS FOR THE
COUNTY TRANSFERRED TO GEG.  UGC C CODES ARE USED IN THESE PRODUCTS.

WARNING PRODUCT FOR     NWWS ID            WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/

TORNADOES               SEATORGEG          WFUS1 KGEG
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS    SEASVRGEG          WUUS1 KGEG
FLASH FLOODS            SEAFFWGEG          WRUS1 KGEG


TABLE 3.  THE FOLLOWING ARE KEY RELATED PRODUCTS FOR THE COUNTY
TRANSFERRED TO GEG.  UGC Z CODES ARE USED IN THESE. 

 RELATED PRODUCTS             NWWS ID        WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/
 SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT    SEASPSGEG      WWUS35 KGEG 
 SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT     SEASVSGEG      WWUS34 KGEG
 CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE      SEACEMGEG      MMUS40 KGEG
 PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT       SEAPNSGEG      ABUS34 KGEG
 SHORT-TERM FORECAST          SEANOWGEG      FXUS21 KGEG
 FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT        SEAFFSGEG      RWUS32 KGEG
 LOCAL STORM REPORT           SEALSRGEG      WWUS30 KGEG
+WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS      SEAWSWGEG      WWUS46 KGEG
+NON-PRECIPITATION WARNINGS   SEANPWGEG      WWUS45 KGEG

+ ONLY FOR EMERGENCY BACKUP USE TO THE WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST
OFFICE /WSFO/ IN BOISE /BOI/...IDAHO.
 
      FOR LONGER FUSE EVENTS...USERS SHOULD CONTINUE TO RECEIVE THE 
FOLLOWING PRODUCTS FOR SHOSHONE COUNTY FROM WSFO BOI.

 RELATED PRODUCTS             NWWS ID        WMO HEADER /FOR FOS/

 SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT    BOISPSBOI      WWUS35 KBOI
 SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT     BOISVSBOI      WWUS34 KBOI
 CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE      BOICEMBOI      MMUS40 KBOI
 PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT       BOIPNSBOI      ABUS34 KBOI
 NON-PRECIPITATION WARNINGS   BOINPWBOI      WWUS45 KBOI
 WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS      BOIWSWBOI      WWUS46 KBOI
 FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT        BOIFFSBOI      RWUS32 KBOI

     IF YOU HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS...YOU MAY CONTACT THE
FOLLOWING   /MIC/ METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE

JOHN JANNUZZI...AREA MANAGER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE
NATIONAL INTERAGENCY FIRE CENTER
3833 S DEVELOPMENT AVE BLDG
BOISE ID 83705-5354
/208/ 334-9861

BRENDA BROCK...MIC                 JOHN LIVINGSTON...MIC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE    NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE
PO BOX 9350                        2601 NORTH RAMBO ROAD
MISSOULA MT 59807                  SPOKANE WA 99204-9164
/406/ 721-3939                     /509/ 244-0110  

...NOTE FOR 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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