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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 99-11
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
1100 AM EST THU JAN 21 1999
 
TO        FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER
          WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL
          WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ CUSTOMERS..NWS EMPLOYEES
 
FROM      THERESE Z. PIERCE...CHIEF...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
 
SUBJECT   FORECAST AND LONG-FUSED WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY               
          RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ZONES TRANSFERRED TO THE NEWPORT... NC
          /MHX/ WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE...MARCH 29 1999
 
     EFFECTIVE AT 9 A.M. EASTERN STANDARD TIME /EST/... 1400 UNIVERSAL
TIME COORDINATED /UTC/ MONDAY MARCH 29 1999 FORECAST AND LONG-FUSED
WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY RESPONSIBILITY FOR 17 ZONES IN EASTERN NORTH
CAROLINA /TABLE 1/ WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE
/WFO/ IN NEWPORT /MHX/ NORTH CAROLINA FROM THE RALEIGH-DURHAM /RDU/
NORTH CAROLINA WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE. 
 
     BECAUSE OF THIS FORECAST AND LONG-FUSED WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY
TRANSFER... CUSTOMERS MUST TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO RECEIVE THE
PRODUCTS LISTED IN TABLE 2 FOR THESE 17 ZONES USING THE NEW PRODUCT
IDENTIFIERS FROM WFO MHX.
  
TABLE 1:  ZONES TRANSFERRED TO NEWPORT /MHX/ FOR FORECASTS AND LONG-
FUSED WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES.  UNIVERSAL GENERIC CODES /UGC/ FOR
THESE ZONES /Z/ ARE SHOWN IN THE TABLE.
 
FROM RALEIGH-DURHAM /RDU/:
 
UGC Z   ZONE NAME      UGC Z   ZONE NAME        UGC Z   ZONE NAME
CODE    /BY COUNTY/    CODE    /BY COUNTY/      CODE    /BY COUNTY/
 
NCZ080- BEAUFORT       NCZ095- CARTERET         NCZ093- CRAVEN  
NCZ103- EASTERN DARE   NCZ047- WESTERN DARE     NCZ090- DUPLIN
NCZ079- GREENE         NCZ104- EASTERN HYDE     NCZ081- WESTERN HYDE
NCZ092- JONES          NCZ091- LENOIR           NCZ029- MARTIN
NCZ098- ONSLOW         NCZ094- PAMLICO          NCZ044- PITT
NCZ046- TYRRELL        NCZ045- WASHINGTON
 
TABLE 2:  FOR THE 17 ZONES IN THIS STATE... THE FOLLOWING FORECAST AND
LONG-FUSED WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY INFORMATION WILL SWITCH TO FOUR NEW
PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS FROM WFO MHX.
 
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION                         NWWS ID    WMO HEADING
 
ZONE FORECASTS FOR EASTERN NORTH      /NEW/ RDUZFPMHX  FPUS52 KMHX
CAROLINA                             */OLD/ RDUZFPNC   FPUS52 KRAH
 
FLASH FLOOD WATCHES FOR EASTERN       /NEW/ RDUFFAMHX  WGUS62 KMHX
NORTH CAROLINA                       */OLD/ RDUFFARDU  WGUS62 KRAH
 
NON-PRECIPITATION ADVSY/WATCH/WARNING /NEW/ RDUNPWMHX  WWUS72 KMHX 
FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA           */OLD/ RDUNPWRDU  WWUS72 KRAH
 
WINTER STORM ADVSY/WATCH/WARNING      /NEW/ RDUWSWMHX  WWUS42 KMHX
FOR EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA           */OLD/ RDUWSWRDU  WWUS42 KRAH
 
* THESE OLD PRODUCTS WILL CONTINUE TO EXIST...BUT WILL COVER
AREAS OUTSIDE THE MHX FORECAST AREA.
 
     FOR HOLDERS OF WEATHER SERVICE OPERATIONS MANUAL CHAPTER
C-11... APPENDIX A /ZONE FORECAST AREA MAPS/... THIS NOTICE
UPDATES PAGES A-7 AND A-29.   
 
     IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS... PLEASE CONTACT:
 
     THOMAS KRIEHN                 STEPHEN HARNED
     METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE       METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
     NWS FORECAST OFFICE... NOAA   NWS FORECAST OFFICE... NOAA
     53 ROBERTS ROAD               CENTENNIAL CAMPUS NCSU
     NEWPORT NC  28570             1005 CAPABILITY DR.       
     PHONE  919-223-5122           RESEARCH BUILDING III SUITE 300
                                   RALEIGH NC  27606
                                   PHONE 919-515-8209
 
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