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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 99-19
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
100 PM EST THU FEB 11 1999
 
TO        FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS... NOAA WEATHER   
          WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS... OTHER NATIONAL
          WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ CUSTOMERS... NWS EMPLOYEES
 
FROM      THERESE PIERCE... CHIEF... HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
 
SUBJECTS  1. FORECAST AND LONG FUSE WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY
          RESPONSIBILITY FOR MUCH OF COLORADO TRANSFERRED TO THE 
          WEATHER FORECAST OFFICES IN PUEBLO AND GRAND JUNCTION
          COLORADO ...EFFECTIVE TUESDAY APRIL 6 1999.
 
          2. CHANGES TO NWWS ID/WMO HEADING FOR SELECTED PRODUCTS
          ISSUED BY THE BOULDER/DENVER COLORADO FORECAST
          OFFICE...ALSO EFFECTIVE TUESDAY APRIL 6 1999.
 
1. EFFECTIVE TUESDAY...APRIL 6 1999...AT 3:00 A.M...MOUNTAIN
DAYLIGHT TIME /0900 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME/...THE WEATHER
SERVICE FORECAST OFFICES  /WSFO/ IN PUEBLO COLORADO /PUB/... AND
GRAND JUNCTION COLORADO /GJT/  WILL ASSUME FORECAST AND LONG FUSE
WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY RESPONSIBILITY FOR ZONES ACROSS MUCH OF
COLORADO.  REFER TO TABLES 1A...AND 1B.  
 
2. IN ADDITION...THE WSFO IN BOULDER/DENVER /DEN/ WILL RETAIN
RESPONSIBILITY FOR COUNTIES IN NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.  REFER TO TABLE 2.
 
TABLE 1A - SOUTHEAST AND SOUTH CENTRAL COLORADO ...24 ZONES
TRANSFERRED TO WFO PUB:
 
 
UGC       ZONE
COZ058-   LEADVILLE AND VICINITY
COZ059-   EASTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS/WESTERN LAKE COUNTY AND
          WESTERN CHAFFEE COUNTY
COZ060-   LA GARITA MOUNTAINS
COZ061-   EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS
COZ062-   NORTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY /DEL NORTE AND VICINITY
COZ063-   ALAMOSA COUNTY / ALAMOSA AND VICINITY
COZ064-   SOUTHERN SAN LUIS VALLEY
COZ065-   NORTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS
COZ066-   SOUTHERN SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS
COZ067-   TELLER COUNTY / RAMPART RANGE / PIKES PEAK
COZ068-   WESTERN FREMONT AND NORTHERN CUSTER COUNTIES
COZ069-   UPPER ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY / SALIDA AND VICINITY
COZ070-   WET MOUNTAINS
COZ071-   SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY / COLORADO SPRINGS AND VICINITY
COZ072-   NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY / MONUMENT RIDGE
COZ073-   PUEBLO AND EASTERN FREMONT COUNTIES / PUEBLO AND
          VICINITY
COZ074-   UPPER HUERFANO RIVER BASIN / WALSENBURG AND VICINITY
COZ075-   UPPER PURGATOIRE RIVER BASIN /TRINIDAD AND VICINITY
COZ076-   CROWLEY AND OTERO COUNTIES/LA JUNTA AND VICINITY
COZ077-   EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY
COZ078-   KIOWA COUNTY   
COZ079-   BENT COUNTY/LAS ANIMAS AND VICINITY
COZ080-   PROWERS COUNTY/LAMAR AND VICINITY
COZ081-   BACA COUNTY/SPRINGFIELD AND VICINITY
 
TABLE 1B - WESTERN COLORADO AND EASTERN UTAH...27 ZONES
TRANSFERRED TO WFO GJT:
 
UGC       ZONE
COZ001-   LOWER YAMPA RIVER BASIN/RANGELY AND VICINITY
COZ002-   CENTRAL YAMPA RIVER BASIN/CRAIG-HAYDEN AND VICINITY
COZ003-   ROAN AND TAVAPUTS PLATEAUS
COZ004-   ELKHEAD AND PARK MOUNTAINS/FLAT TOPS/WHITE RIVER
          PLATEAU 
COZ005-   UPPER YAMPA RIVER BASIN/STEAMBOAT SPRINGS AND VICINITY
COZ006-   GRAND VALLEY/GRAND JUNCTION AND VICINITY 
COZ007-   DEBEQUE RIFLE GLENWOOD SPRINGS CORRIDOR
COZ008-   CENTRAL COLORADO RIVER BASIN/EAGLE AND VICINITY
COZ009-   GRAND AND BATTLEMENT MESAS 
COZ010-   GORE AND ELK MOUNTAINS/CENTRAL MOUNTAIN VALLEYS/ASPEN
          AND VICINITY 
COZ011-   CENTRAL GUNNISON AND UNCOMPAHGRE RIVER BASINS/MONTROSE
          AND VICINITY
COZ012-   WEST ELK AND WESTERN SAWATCH MOUNTAINS/TAYLOR PARK
COZ014-   UPPER GUNNISON RIVER VALLEY/GUNNISON AND VICINITY 
COZ017-   UNCOMPAHGRE PLATEAU
COZ018-   NORTHWESTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS
COZ019-   SOUTHWESTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS 
COZ020-   PARADOX VALLEY/LOWER DOLORES RIVER
COZ021-   FOUR CORNERS/UPPER DOLORES RIVER/CORTEZ AND VICINITY
COZ022-   ANIMAS RIVER BASIN/DURANGO AND VICINITY
COZ023-   SAN JUAN RIVER BASIN/PAGOSA SPRINGS AND VICINITY
 
UTZ022-   SOUTHEAST UTAH/BLANDING AND VICINITY
UTZ023-   EASTERN UINTA MOUNTAINS
UTZ024-   EASTERN UINTA BASIN/VERNAL AND VICINITY 
UTZ025-   TAVAPUTS PLATEAU
UTZ026-   GRAND FLAT
UTZ027-   ARCHES/MOAB AND VICINITY
UTZ028-   LA SAL AND ABAJO MOUNTAINS/MONTICELLO AND VICINITY     
UTZ029-   CANYONLANDS AND NATURAL BRIDGES
 
TABLE 2  - NORTH CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST COLORADO ...21 COUNTIES
WITH CONTINUED SERVICE FROM WSFO DEN :
 
UGC       ZONE
COZ030-   NORTH PARK
COZ032-   MIDDLE PARK
COZ033-   RABBIT EARS AND MEDICINE BOW RANGES/ROCKY MOUNTAIN
          NATIONAL PARK
COZ034-   SUMMIT COUNTY/MOSQUITO RANGE/INDIAN PEAKS
COZ035-   NORTHERN FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS/UPPER LARAMIE AND CACHE
          LA POUDRE RIVER BASINS
COZ036-   SOUTHERN FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS/CLEAR CREEK BASIN
COZ037-   SOUTH PARK
COZ038-   EASTERN LARIMER AND NORTHWESTERN WELD COUNTIES/FORT
          COLLINS AND VICINITY
COZ039-   EASTERN BOULDER COUNTY/BOULDER AND VICINITY
COZ040-   DENVER METROPOLITAN AREA
COZ041-   EASTERN DOUGLAS AND WESTERN ELBERT COUNTIES/CASTLE ROCK
          AND VICINITY
COZ042-   NORTHEASTERN WELD COUNTY
COZ043-   SOUTHERN WELD COUNTY/GREELEY AND VICINITY
COZ044-   MORGAN COUNTY/FORT MORGAN AND VICINITY
COZ045-   EASTERN ADAMS AND EASTERN ARAPAHOE COUNTIES
COZ046-   EASTERN ELBERT AND NORTHERN LINCOLN COUNTIES/LIMON AND
          VICINITY
COZ047-   SOUTHERN LINCOLN AND SOUTHEASTERN ELBERT COUNTIES
COZ048-   LOGAN COUNTY/STERLING AND VICINITY
COZ049-   WASHINGTON COUNTY/AKRON AND VICINITY
COZ050-   SEDGWICK AND PHILLIPS COUNTIES
 
TABLE 3A:  FOR THE ZONES IN TABLES 1A AND 1B...THE FOLLOWING
WILL BE THE PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS FOR TRANSFER OF RESPONSIBILITY TO 
WSFO PUB AND GJT.
 
     PRODUCT DESCRIPTION      AFOS/NWWS ID        WMO HEADING
 
     PUBLIC ZONE FORECASTS    *DENZFPPUB          FPUS55 KPUB
                              *DENZFPGJT          FPUS55 KGJT
 
    WINTER STORM ADVSY/WATCH/WARNING   
                              *DENWSWPUB          WWUS45 KPUB
                              *DENWSWGJT          WWUS45 KGJT
     
    NON-PRECIP WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY  
                              *DENNPWPUB          WWUS75 KPUB
                              *DENNPWGJT          WWUS75 KGJT
 
    FLOOD/FLASH FLOOD WATCH   DENFFAPUB           WGUS65 KPUB
                              DENFFAGJT           WGUS65 KGJT
     
    REGIONAL TEMPERATURE AND
    PRECIPITATION TABLE       DENRTPPUB           ASUS65 KPUB
                              DENRTPGJT           ASUS65 KGJT
 
    AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  DENAFDPUB           FXUS65 KPUB
                              DENAFDGJT           FXUS65 KGJT
 
    CODED CI TIES FORECAST    DENCCFPUB           FPUS45 KPUB
                              DENCCFGJT           FPUS45 KGJT
 
     *THESE NWWS/FOS IDS ALREADY EXIST...HOWEVER ACTION MAY BE
REQUIRED TO RECEIVE THESE PRODUCTS.
 
TABLE 3B:  FOR THE ZONES IN TABLE 2 THE FOLLOWING WILL BE THE
PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS FOR CONTINUING SERVICE PROVIDED BY WSFO DEN:
 
     PRODUCT DESCRIPTION      AFOS/NWWS ID        WMO HEADING
 
     PUBLIC ZONE FORECASTS    *DENZFPBOU          FPUS55 KBOU
 
     WINTER STORM ADVSY/WATCH/WARNING   
                              *DENWSWDEN          WWUS45 KBOU
     NON-PRECIP WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY  
                              *DENNPWDEN          WWUS75 KBOU
 
     AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION **DENAFDDEN         FXUS65 KBOU
 
    REGIONAL TEMPERATURE AND
    PRECIPITATION TABLE       DENRTPDEN           ASUS65 KBOU
 
       *THESE NWWS/FOS IDS ALREADY EXIST.
     **DENAFDDEN REPLACES DENSFDDEN.  DENSFDDEN WILL NO LONGER BE
ISSUED.
 
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS... PLEASE CONTACT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
 
LARRY E. MOONEY               WILLIAM F. FORTUNE
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE       METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NWS FORECAST OFFICE           NWS FORECAST OFFICE      
10230 SMITH ROAD              3 EATON WAY              
DENVER CO. 80238-3238         PUEBLO CO. 81001-4856
 
303-361-0661                  719-948-9429
 
ROBERT W. JACOBSON            WILLIAM J. ALDER
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE       METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NWS FORECAST OFFICE           NWS FORECAST OFFICE
792 EAGLE DRIVE               2242 W. NORTH TEMPLE
GRAND JUNCTION CO. 81506      SALT LAKE CITY UT. 84116
 
970-243-7007                  801-524-5133
 
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