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FOS NOTICE NO. 941     08-14-96

/DRG1985/

EFFECTIVE DATE   AUGUST 30  1996

ON THE ABOVE EFFECTIVE DATE  THE AVAILABILITY OF 10 AUTOMATED
HYDROLOGIC OBSERVATION STATION REPORT /RRA/ PRODUCTS WILL BE
INCREASED FROM ONCE EVERY 6 TO ONCE EVERY HOUR.  INCREASING
THE FREQUENCY OF TRANSMISSIONS TO 1-HOUR INTERVALS WILL MAKE
RRA DATA AVAILABLE TO SUPPORT THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH AND
WARNING PROGRAM  AND THE WFO AND RFC WSR-88D PRECIPITATION
PROCESSING REQUIREMENTS.  IT WILL ALSO PROVIDE NCEP WITH
HIGH RESOLUTION PRECIPITATION DATA TO /1/ GENERATE AND
VALIDATE SHORT-RANGE QUANTITATIVE PRECIPITATION FORECASTS
2/ USE IN MESOSCALE MODEL INITIALIZATION  /3/ GENERATE
NATIONAL PRECIPITATION ANALYSES ON A WEEKLY  MONTHLY
AND SEASONAL BASIS FOR USE IN NCEP PUBLICATIONS  AND /4/
DERIVE THE PALMER DROUGHT SEVERITY INDICES IN THE U.S.

THE FOLLOWING HEADINGS ARE AFFECTED BY THIS TRANSMISSION
RATE INCREASE

AFOS PILS WMO HEADINGS
CRWRRACRW SRUS29 KCRW
PHLRRACTP SRUS29 KCTP
ALBRRAALB SRUS29 KALY
WBCRRARNK SRUS29 KRNK
CAERRAGSP SRUS42 KGSP
MEMRRATYS SRUS29 KTYS
SDFRRASDF SRUS29 KSDF
CLERRACLE SRUS29 KCLE
BOSRRABOS SRUS29 KBOS
WBCRRAWBC SRUS29 KLWX
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