960812: Jackson Kentucky warning transfer-NOUS (fwd)

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
145 PM EDT MON AUG 12 1996
 
TO        NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ EMPLOYEES...FAMILY OF
          SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE
          /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NWS CUSTOMERS
 
FROM      DONALD R. WERNLY...CHIEF...CUSTOMER SERVICE
 
SUBJECT   SHORT-FUSE COUNTY WARNING AREA TRANSFER 96-36 -   
          JACKSON KENTUCKY WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE/S          
          SHORT-FUSE COUNTY WARNING AREA EXPANDS...EFFECTIVE      
          OCTOBER 23 1996
 
     EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY...OCTOBER 23 1996 AT 1200 NOON EASTERN
DAYLIGHT TIME /1600 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME/...THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ WILL TRANSFER SHORT-FUSE WARNING
RESPONSIBILITY FOR /16/ COUNTIES IN EASTERN KENTUCKY /TABLE 1/
TO THE WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE /WSO/ IN JACKSON /JKL/...KENTUCKY. 
THIRTEEN /13/ COUNTIES WILL BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE WEATHER
SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE /WSFO/ IN LOUISVILLE /SDF/...KENTUCKY. 
THREE /3/ COUNTIES WILL BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE WSFO IN
CHARLESTON /CRW/...WEST VIRGINIA.   
 
     WSO JKL WILL ISSUE SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS /TABLE 2/ AND
RELATED PRODUCTS THAT GIVE FOLLOW-UP INFORMATION ON THE WARNINGS
/TABLE 3/. FOR HOLDERS OF NWS OPERATIONS MANUAL CHAPTER
C-47...COUNTY WARNING AREAS...THIS TRANSFER IS THE 36TH UPDATE IN
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 JKL IDENTIFIER
/TABLES 2 AND 3/ INSTEAD OF THE SDF OR CRW IDENTIFIERS. THE
UNIVERSAL GENERIC CODES /UGC/ WILL REMAIN UNCHANGED /AS SHOWN IN
TABLE 1/.
 
TABLE 1   COUNTIES TRANSFERRED TO JKL. Z-ZONE CODE  C-COUNTY CODE
 
KY COUNTY UGC Z   UGC C   FROM    KY COUNTY  UGC Z   UGC C   FROM
BATH      KYZ051- KYC011- SDF     ESTILL     KYZ058- KYC065- SDF
FLEMING   KYZ044- KYC069- SDF     LAUREL     KYZ080- KYC125- SDF
MCCREARY  KYZ084- KYC147- SDF     MENIFEE    KYZ060- KYC165- SDF
POWELL    KYZ059- KYC197- SDF     MONTGOMERY KYZ050- KYC173- SDF
PULASKI   KYZ079- KYC199- SDF     ROCKCASTLE KYZ068- KYC203- SDF
ROWAN     KYZ052- KYC205- SDF     WAYNE      KYZ083- KYC231- SDF
WHITLEY   KYZ085- KYC235- SDF     ELLIOTT    KYZ104- KYC063- CRW
JOHNSON   KYZ107- KYC115- CRW     MARTIN     KYZ119- KYC159- CRW
 
TABLE 2.   THE FOLLOWING ARE SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS FOR THE  
16 COUNTIES TRANSFERRED TO JKL.  UGC C CODES ARE USED IN THESE. 
 
WARNING PRODUCT FOR        AFOS/NWWS ID       WMO HEADER FOR FOS
TORNADOES                  SDFTORJKL           WFUS01 KJKL
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS       SDFSVRJKL           WUUS01 KJKL
FLASH FLOODS               SDFFFWJKL           WRUS01 KJKL
 
TABLE 3.    THE FOLLOWING ARE KEY RELATED PRODUCTS FOR THE 16
COUNTIES TRANSFERRED TO JKL.  UGC Z CODES ARE USED IN THESE. 
 
RELATED PRODUCTS             AFOS/NWWS ID     WMO HEADER FOR FOS
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT      SDFSPSJKL       WWUS35 KJKL
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT       SDFSVSJKL       WWUS34 KJKL
CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE        SDFCEMJKL       MMUS40 KJKL
PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT         SDFPNSJKL       ABUS34 KJKL
SHORT-TERM FORECAST            SDFNOWJKL       FXUS21 KJKL
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT          SDFFFSJKL       RWUS32 KJKL
LOCAL STORM REPORT             SDFLSRJKL       WWUS30 KJKL
+ WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS      SDFWSWJKL       WWUS46 KJKL
+ NON-PRECIPITATION WARNING    SDFNPWJKL       WWUS45 KJKL
 
+ ONLY FOR EMERGENCY BACKUP TO WSFO SDF.
 
     WSFO SDF WILL CONTINUE TO ISSUE THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS FOR
LONGER-FUSE EVENTS AFFECTING THE 16 COUNTIES.  
 
RELATED PRODUCTS              AFOS/NWWS ID     WMO HEADER FOR FOS
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT      SDFSPSSDF       WWUS35 KSDF
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT       SDFSVSSDF       WWUS34 KSDF
CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE        SDFCEMSDF       MMUS40 KSDF
PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT         SDFPNSSDF       ABUS34 KSDF
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT          SDFFFSSDF       RWUS32 KSDF
WINTER WEATHER WARNINGS        SDFWSWSDF       WWUS46 KSDF
NON-PRECIPITATION WARNINGS     SDFNPWSDF       WWUS45 KSDF
 
IF YOU HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS...YOU MAY CONTACT THE FOLLOWING 
/MIC METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE/
 
MICHAEL A. MATTHEWS MIC              ALAN A. REZEK...MIC   
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE             NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  
1328 AIRPORT ROAD                    YEAGER AIRPORT 
JACKSON KY 41339                     400 PARKWAY ROAD
606-666-5636                         CHARLESTON WV 25309
                                     304-746-0173 
MARVIN R. MADDOX...MIC 
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
6201 THEILER LANE 
LOUISVILLE KY 40229-1476
502-969-8842
 
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