961212: Parts 3-5-NOUS (fwd)

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NOUS41 KWBC 121820
PNSNMC
 
NATIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION MESSAGE /NTIM/ 96-30...PART 3 OF 5
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
130 PM EST DEC 12 1996
 
TO:         FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER
            WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL
            WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ CUSTOMERS...NWS EMPLOYEES
 
FROM:       DONALD R. WERNLY CHIEF...CUSTOMER SERVICE
 
SUBJECT:    POTENTIAL TEMPORARY LOSS OF PRODUCTS FROM NATIONAL
            CENTERS FORENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
            ...PART 3 OF 5 - AFOS GRAPHICS PRODUCTS...
 
     IN-LINE WITH OUR POLICY TO GIVE AS MUCH ADVANCED NOTICE AS
POSSIBLE TO OUR CUSTOMERS...WE ARE PROVIDING YOU WITH
APPROXIMATELY 90 DAYS NOTIFICATION OF A POTENTIAL TEMPORARY LOSS
OF NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION /NCEP/ PRODUCTS.
LISTED BELOW ARE THE AFFECTED AFOS GRAPHICS PRODUCTS.    
 
     NCEP IS PREPARING TO TERMINATE THE USE OF THE HITACHI DATA
SYSTEMS /HDS/ COMPUTER THAT PROCESSES A NUMBER OF GRAPHIC AND
TEXTUAL PRODUCTS YOU CURRENTLY RECEIVE THROUGH THE HIGH
RESOLUTION DATA SERVICE /HRS/...AUTOMATION OF FIELD OPERATIONS
AND SERVICES /AFOS/ GRAPHIC SERVICE...DIGITAL FACSIMILE /DIFAX/,
DOMESTIC DATA SERVICE /DDS/...AND PUBLIC PRODUCT SERVICE /PPS/.
NCEP PROGRAMMERS ARE MAKING EVERY EFFORT TO TRANSFER THE
PRODUCTS TO UNIX BASED PLATFORMS OVER THE NEXT 90 DAYS. SINCE
THIS COMPLEX PROCESS INVOLVES REPROGRAMMING A LARGE VOLUME OF
DATA AND THOUSANDS OF APPLICATIONS...WE CANNOT ASSURE THAT ALL
PRODUCTS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON MARCH 9...1997.  ANY SUCH LOSSES
HOWEVER WOULD BE RESTORED AS QUICKLY AS PROGRAMMING ALLOWS.
 
     IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS RELATED TO THESE PRODUCTS CONTACT
ART WICK...NCEP CENTRAL OPERATIONS /TELEPHONE:301-763-8115; 
E-MAIL: ARTHUR.WICK@xxxxxxxx/.  TWO OTHER POINTS OF CONTACT AT
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ ARE ALLAN EUSTIS AT THE OFFICE
OF INDUSTRIAL METEOROLOGY - PHONE 301-713-0258; E-MAIL:ALLAN.
EUSTIS@xxxxxxxx  AND SCOTT KISER AT THE OFFICE OF METEOROLOGY
PHONE 713-0090 EXT 121; E-MAIL: SCOTT.KISER@xxxxxxxx 
 
     NCEP OFFICIALS WILL UPDATE THE LIST OF AFFECTED PRODUCTS
ON A REGULAR BASIS. THE UPDATED LISTS WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGH
THE INTERNET AT: HTTP://WWW.NCEP.NOAA.GOV /LOWER CASE/
 
AFOS PRODUCTS 
CODE        DESCRPITION
      
NMCGPH02G /06-24/HR TSTM PROBABILITIES 
NMCGPH02O /06-24/HR SEVERE WEATHER PROB
NMCGPH03G /24-48/HR TSTM PROBABILITIES 
NMCGPH03O /24-48/HR SEVERE WEATHER PROB
NMCGPH04G 24HR MOS TSTM PROBABILITY 
NMCGPH04O 24HR MOS SEVERE TSTM PROB 
NMCGPH05G /36-60/HR TSTM PROBABILITIES
NMCGPH05O /36-60/HR SEVERE WEATHER PROB
NMCGPH0OJ 12HR NOW ATL OCEAN SFC WIND 
NMCGPH0OM 12HR NOW PAC OCEAN SFC WIND 
NMCGPH0PJ 24HR NOW ATL OCEAN SFC WIND 
NMCGPH0PM 24HR NOW PAC OCEAN SFC WIND 
NMCGPH0RJ 48HR NOW ATL OCEAN SFC WIND 
NMCGPH0RM 48HR NOW PAC OCEAN SFC WIND 
NMCGPH0TJ 72HR NOW ATL OCEAN SFC WIND 
NMCGPH0TM 72HR NOW PAC OCEAN SFC WIND 
NMCGPH0WD 24HR TRAJ SURFACE DEW POINT 
NMCGPH20M WINDS ALOFT 34 
NMCGPH24M 00Z FL340 24HR 0ISOTACH/TEMP 
NMCGPH40M WINDS ALOFT 24
NMCGPH60M WINDS ALOFT 14
NMCGPH64E 24HR SURFACE SOLAR ENERGY PLOT 
NMCGPH64H 24HR HOURS SUNSHINE PLOT 
NMCGPH6KA WEEKLY DROUGHT/WETNESS INDEX 
NMCGPH6KB WEEKLY CROP MOISTURE INDEX  
NMCGPH68E 48HR SURFACE SOLAR ENERGY PLOT
NMCGPH68H 48HR HOURS SUNSHINE PLOT 
NMCGPH7WD 24HR TRAJ 700MB DEW POINT
NMCGPH7WG 24HR RGL TRAJ 700MB VERT DISP
NMCGPH7XG 36HR RGL TRAJ 700MB VERT DISP
NMCGPH7YG 48HR RGL TRAJ 700MB VERT DISP
NMCGPH8WT 24HR TRAJ 850MB TEMPERATURE 
NMCGPH90C HHZ 12HR SFC PRESSURE CHANGE
NMCGPH90N DAILY NORMAL MINIMUM TEMP
NMCGPH90X DAILY NORMAL MAXIMUM TEMP
NMCGPH9AM HHHR SURFACE GEOSTROPHIC WINDS
NMCGPH9AV HHHR SFC GEOS WINDS/REL VORT 
NMCGPHI0P PRECIPITABLE WATER CONTOURS 
NMCGPHI4K 24HR TRAJ K-INDEX
NMCGPHL0A   
NMCGPHL0F FREEZING LEVEL CONTOURS
NMCGPHL6M 36HR RGL BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS
NMCGPHL8M 48HR RGL BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS
NMCGPHLTM WINDS ALOFT 2ND STANDARD LEVEL
NMCGPHLWA ATLANTIC LOWER-LAYER MEAN WINDS
NMCGPHLWB ATLANTIC DEEP-LAYER MEAN WINDS
NMCGPHLWD ATLANTIC UPPER-LAYER MEAN WINDS
NMCGPHLWM ATLANTIC UPPER-LAYER WIND SHEAR
NMCGPHP01 
NMCGPHP03 
NMCGPHP0D 
NMCGPHP0W 00HR SFC WX DEPICTION PLOT 
NMCGPHP2W 12HR MOS SFC WIND/CLOUD AMOUNT 
NMCGPHP3W 18HR MOS SFC WIND/CLOUD AMOUNT 
NMCGPHP4W 24HR MOS SFC WIND/CLOUD AMOUNT 
NMCGPHP4X 24HR MOS MX/MN TEMP PLOTTED 
NMCGPHP5W 30HR MOS SFC WIND/CLOUD AMOUNT
NMCGPHP6X 36HR MOS MX/MN TEMP PLOTTED
NMCGPHP8X 48HR MOS MX/MN TEMP PLOTTED
NMCGPHP9X 60HR MOS MX/MN TEMP PLOTTED
NMCGPHTAA OBS TROPOPAUSE PLOTTED WINDS
END OF PART 3 OF 5; PART 4 IN 10 MINUTES; PART 5 AT 1:50 PM EST

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NOUS41 KWBC 121829
PNSNMC
 
NATIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION MESSAGE /NTIM/ 96-30...PART 4 OF 5
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
140 PM EST THU DEC 12 1996
 
TO:         FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER
            WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL
            WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ CUSTOMERS...NWS EMPLOYEES
 
FROM:       DONALD R. WERNLY CHIEF...CUSTOMER SERVICE
 
SUBJECT:    POTENTIAL TEMPORARY LOSS OF PRODUCTS FROM NATIONAL
            CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION...EFFECTIVE
            MARCH 7...1996
            ...PART 4 OF 5...AFFECTED FACSIMILE PRODUCTS ON DIFAX
            AND WEFAX...
     
     IN-LINE WITH OUR POLICY TO GIVE AS MUCH ADVANCED NOTICE AS
POSSIBLE TO OUR CUSTOMERS...WE ARE PROVIDING YOU WITH
APPROXIMATELY 90 DAYS NOTIFICATION OF A POTENTIAL TEMPORARY LOSS
OF NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION /NCEP/ PRODUCTS.
LISTED BELOW ARE THE DIFAX AND WEFAX FACSIMILE PRODUCTS.    
 
     NCEP IS PREPARING TO TERMINATE THE USE OF THE HITACHI DATA
SYSTEMS /HDS/ COMPUTER THAT PROCESSES A NUMBER OF GRAPHIC AND
TEXTUAL PRODUCTS YOU CURRENTLY RECEIVE THROUGH THE HIGH
RESOLUTION DATA SERVICE /HRS/...AUTOMATION OF FIELD OPERATIONS
AND SERVICES /AFOS/ GRAPHIC SERVICE...DIGITAL FACSIMILE /DIFAX/,
DOMESTIC DATA SERVICE /DDS/...AND PUBLIC PRODUCT SERVICE /PPS/.
NCEP PROGRAMMERS ARE MAKING EVERY EFFORT TO TRANSFER THE
PRODUCTS TO UNIX BASED PLATFORMS OVER THE NEXT 90 DAYS. SINCE
THIS COMPLEX PROCESS INVOLVES REPROGRAMMING A LARGE VOLUME OF
DATA AND THOUSANDS OF APPLICATIONS...WE CANNOT ASSURE THAT ALL
PRODUCTS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON MARCH 9...1997.  ANY SUCH LOSSES
HOWEVER WOULD BE RESTORED AS QUICKLY AS PROGRAMMING ALLOWS.
 
     IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS RELATED TO THESE PRODUCTS CONTACT
ART WICK...NCEP CENTRAL OPERATIONS /TELEPHONE:301-763-8115; 
E-MAIL: ARTHUR.WICK@xxxxxxxx/.  TWO OTHER POINTS OF CONTACT AT
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ ARE ALLAN EUSTIS AT THE OFFICE
OF INDUSTRIAL METEOROLOGY /PHONE 301-713-0258; E-MAIL:ALLAN.
EUSTIS@xxxxxxxx  AND SCOTT KISER AT THE OFFICE OF METEOROLOGY
/PHONE 713-0090 EXT 121; E-MAIL: SCOTT.KISER@xxxxxxxx 
 
     NCEP OFFICIALS WILL UPDATE THE LIST OF AFFECTED PRODUCTS
ON A REGULAR BASIS. THE UPDATED LISTS WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGH
THE INTERNET AT:/HTTP://WWW.NCEP.NOAA.GOV  /LOWER CASE/
 
     WHILE THERE ARE OVER 23000 PRODUCTS ON THE FOS AND ONLY A
FEW HUNDRED ARE POTENTIALLY AFFECTED...WE WILL CONTINUE WORKING 
DILIGENTLY TO MAKE THE TRANSFER OF THE MAXIMUM POSSIBLE NUMBER OF
PRODUCTS A REALITY BY MARCH.
NO.  DIFAX CHART DESCRIPTION
 
D023 00Z 12HR SFC PRESSURE CHANGE 
D031 WINDS ALOFT 
D035 12Z TROP SFC ANAL EAST/1000MB 
D037 12HR BOUNDARY LAYER WIND/RH 
D038 24HR BOUNDARY LAYER WIND/RH 
D040 00-48HR FCST WAVE HT/DIRECTION
D045 COMPOSITE MOIST AND STABILITY 
D066 24HR MOS SVR TSTM COND PROB 
D072 12-30HR FCST MOS SFC WIND/CLOUD 
D074 TRAJECTORY MODEL FORECAST            
D081 36HR BOUNDARY LAYER WIND/RH
D086 06Z 12HR SFC PRESSURE CHANGE 
D087 48HR BOUNDARY LAYER WIND/RH 
D096 250MB TROPICAL ANALYSIS 
D103 00HR 250MB HEIGHT/ISOTACH 
D218 TRAJECTORY MODEL FORECAST
D222 36HR BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS/RH
D227 18Z 12HR SFC PRESSURE CHANGE
D229 12-30HR FCST MOS SFC WIND/CLOUD 
D263 48HR BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS/RH 
D270 00Z TROP SFC ANALYSIS EAST 
D280 12Z TROP SFC ANALYSIS WEST 
 
NO.  WEFAX CHART DESCRIPTION
 
W006 00Z 24HR FCST PRECIP 12HR 
W156 12Z 24HR FCST PRECIP 12HR 
W300 00Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W301 00Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W302 00Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W303 00Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W304 00Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W305 00Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W306 00Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W307 00Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W308 00Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W350 12Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W351 12Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W352 12Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W353 12Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W354 12Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W355 12Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W356 12Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W357 12Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH 
W358 12Z 1000MB STREAM/ISOTACH
END OF PART 4 OF 5;  PART 5 TO BE SENT AT 150 PM EST..

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NOUS41 KWBC 121837
PNSNMC
 
NATIONAL TECHNICAL INFORMATION MESSAGE /NTIM/ 96-30...PART 5 OF 5
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
150 PM EST DEC 12 1996
 
TO:         FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER
            WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL
            WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ CUSTOMERS...NWS EMPLOYEES
 
FROM:       DONALD R. WERNLY CHIEF...CUSTOMER SERVICE
 
SUBJECT:    POTENTIAL TEMPORARY LOSS OF PRODUCTS FROM NATIONAL
            CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION
          ...PART 5 OF 5...PRODUCTS ON FACSIMILE FOR THE AIR
          FORCE...ALASKA AND HAWAII/
 
     IN-LINE WITH OUR POLICY TO GIVE AS MUCH ADVANCED NOTICE AS
POSSIBLE TO OUR CUSTOMERS...WE ARE PROVIDING YOU WITH
APPROXIMATELY 90 DAYS NOTIFICATION OF A POTENTIAL TEMPORARY LOSS
OF NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL PREDICTION /NCEP/ PRODUCTS.
LISTED BELOW ARE THE AFFECTED FACSIMILE PRODUCTS FOR
ALASKA...HAWAII AND THE AIR FORCE.    
 
     NCEP IS PREPARING TO TERMINATE THE USE OF THE HITACHI DATA
SYSTEMS /HDS/ COMPUTER THAT PROCESSES A NUMBER OF GRAPHIC AND
TEXTUAL PRODUCTS YOU CURRENTLY RECEIVE. SINCE THIS COMPLEX
PROCESS INVOLVES REPROGRAMMING A LARGE VOLUME OF DATA AND
THOUSANDS OF APPLICATIONS...WE CANNOT ASSURE THAT ALL
PRODUCTS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON MARCH 9...1997.  ANY SUCH LOSSES
HOWEVER WOULD BE RESTORED AS QUICKLY AS PROGRAMMING ALLOWS.
 
     IF YOU HAVE ANY CONCERNS RELATED TO THESE PRODUCTS CONTACT
ART WICK...NCEP CENTRAL OPERATIONS /TELEPHONE:301-763-8115; 
E-MAIL: ARTHUR.WICK@xxxxxxxx/.  TWO OTHER POINTS OF CONTACT AT
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ ARE ALLAN EUSTIS AT THE OFFICE
OF INDUSTRIAL METEOROLOGY /PHONE 301-713-0258; E-MAIL:ALLAN.
EUSTIS@xxxxxxxx/ AND SCOTT KISER AT THE OFFICE OF METEOROLOGY
/PHONE 713-0090 EXT 121; E-MAIL: SCOTT.KISER@xxxxxxxxx 
NCEP OFFICIALS WILL UPDATE THE LIST OF AFFECTED PRODUCTS
ON A REGULAR BASIS. THE UPDATED LISTS WILL BE AVAILABLE THROUGH
THE INTERNET AT:/HTTP://WWW.NCEP.NOAA.GOV  /LOWER CASE/
 
NO. FACSIMILE CHARTS TO AIR FORCE
006 3-HRLY SFC GEOS WINDS/REL VORT /00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 UTC /
022 36HR BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS/RH 
031 WINDS ALOFT 
036 COMP MOISTURE/AVE SFC 500MB RH 
037 LIFTED INDEX/K-INDEX 
038 COMP MOISTURE/PRECIP WATER 
040 12HR BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS/RH
041 24HR BOUNDARY LAYER WIND/RH 
042 36HR BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS/RH 
045 FREEZING LEVEL 
072 12-30HR FCST MOS SFC WIND/CLOUD 
087 48HR BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS/RH 
142 WINDS ALOFT 
181 FREEZING LEVEL 
189 12HR BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS/RH 
193 24HR BOUNDARY LAYER WIND/RH 
229 12-30HR FCST MOS SFC WIND/CLOUD
263 48HR BOUNDARY LAYER WINDS/RH 
340 00HR TROPICAL 500MB 
341 00HR TROPICAL 700MB 
376 COMP MOISTURE/AVE SFC 500MB RH 
377 LIFTED INDEX/K-INDEX                  
378 COMP MOISTURE/PRECIP WATER 
453 00HR TROPICAL 250MB

NO.  ALASKA FACSIMILE CHART
A045 00-48HR ICE ACCRETION VALUES 
 
NO.  HAWAII FACSIMILE CHART
H012 18Z TROPICAL SFC - CEN PAC 
H022 12Z TROPICAL SFC - CEN PAC 
H023 00HR 500MB HEIGHT/ISOTACH 
H024 00HR 700MB HEIGHT/ISOTACH 
H025 00HR 250MB HEIGHT/ISOTACH 
H033 06Z TROPICAL SFC - CEN PAC
H066 00Z TROPICAL SFC - CEN PAC
H067 00HR 500MB HEIGHT/ISOTACH 
H069 00HR 700MB HEIGHT/ISOTACH 
H070 00HR 250MB HEIGHT/ISOTACH 
H100 00HR 500MB HEIGHT/VORTICITY
H101 00HR 700MB HEIGHT/RH 
H102 00HR 850MB HEIGHT/TEMPERATURE 
H103 00HR SURFACE/1000-500MB        
H104 12HR 700MB HEIGHT/RH 
H105 24HR 500MB HEIGHT/VORTICITY
H106 24HR 700MB HEIGHT/RH 
H107 24HR 850MB HEIGHT/TEMPERATURE 
H108 24HR SURFACE/1000-500MB 
H109 36HR 700MB HEIGHT/RH 
H110 36HR 850MB HEIGHT/TEMPERATURE
H111 48HR 500MB HEIGHT/VORTICITY 
H112 48HR SURFACE/1000-500MB 
H150 00HR 500MB HEIGHT/VORTICITY 
H151 00HR 700MB HEIGHT/RH 
H152 00HR 850MB HEIGHT/TEMPERATURE 
H153 00HR SURFACE/1000-500MB 
H154 12HR 700MB HEIGHT/RH                       
H155 24HR 500MB HEIGHT/VORTICITY
H156 24HR 700MB HEIGHT/RH 
H157 24HR 850MB HEIGHT/TEMPERATURE 
H158 24HR SURFACE/1000-500MB 
H159 36HR 700MB HEIGHT/RH 
H160 36HR 850MB HEIGHT/TEMPERATURE
H161 48HR 500MB HEIGHT/VORTICITY 
H162 48HR SURFACE/1000-500MB 
H170 72HR SURFACE/1000-500MB 
H171 72HR SURFACE/1000-500MB 
END OF PART 5 OF 5