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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 99-20
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
1145 AM EST FRI FEB 12 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 MICHIGAN WILL BE TRANSFERRED
          TO THE WEATHER FORECAST OFFICES IN GRAND RAPIDS... 
          GAYLORD...AND MARQUETTE MICHIGAN...EFFECTIVE TUESDAY 
          APRIL 6 1999.
 
          2. CHANGES TO NWWS ID/WMO HEADING FOR SELECTED PRODUCTS
          ISSUED    BY THE DETROIT/WHITE LAKE MICHIGAN FORECAST
          OFFICE...ALSO EFFECTIVE TUESDAY APRIL 6 1999.
 
1...EFFECTIVE TUESDAY...APRIL 6 1999...AT 4:45 A.M...EASTERN
DAYLIGHT TIME /0845/ UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME/...THE WEATHER
FORECAST OFFICES  /WFOS/  IN GRAND RAPIDS MICHIGAN /GRR/ ...NORTH
CENTRAL LOWER MICHIGAN AT GAYLORD /APN/ ...AND MARQUETTE MICHIGAN
/MQT/  WILL ASSUME FORECAST AND LONG FUSE WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY
RESPONSIBILITY FOR COUNTIES IN MUCH OF LOWER MICHIGAN AND THE
UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN.  REFER TO TABLES 1A...1B...AND 1C.
  
THIS CHANGE DOES NOT APPLY TO CONVECTIVE STORM WATCHES (I.E.
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AND TORNADO WATCHES) WHICH WILL CONTINUE TO
BE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE STORM PREDICTION CENTER IN NORMAL
OKLAHOMA.
 
2...IN ADDITION...THE WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE /WFO/ IN
DETROIT/WHITE LAKE MICHIGAN /DTX/ WILL RETAIN RESPONSIBILITY FOR
COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN. 
REFER TO TABLES 2A AND 2B.
 
TABLE 1A - WESTERN PORTIONS OF LOWER MICHIGAN...23 COUNTIES
TRANSFERRED TO WFO GRR:
 
UGC    ZONE         UGC    ZONE
MIZ037-MASON        MIZ038-LAKE
MIZ039-OSCEOLA      MIZ040-CLARE
MIZ043-OCEANA       MIZ044-NEWAYGO
MIZ045-MECOSTA      MIZ046-ISABELLA
MIZ050-MUSKEGON     MIZ051-MONTCALM
MIZ052-GRATIOT      MIZ056-OTTAWA
MIZ057-KENT         MIZ058-IONIA
MIZ059-CLINTON      MIZ064-ALLEGAN
MIZ065-BARRY        MIZ066-EATON
MIZ067-INGHAM       MIZ071-VAN BUREN
MIZ072-KALAMAZOO    MIZ073-CALHOUN
MIZ074-JACKSON
 
TABLE 1B - NORTHERN LOWER MICHIGAN AND EXTREME EASTERN UPPER
PENINSULA...25 COUNTIES TRANSFERRED TO WFO APN:
 
UGC    ZONE         UGC    ZONE
MIZ008-CHIPPEWA     MIZ015-MACKINAC     
MIZ016-EMMET        MIZ017-CHEBOYGAN
MIZ018-PRESQUE ISLE MIZ019-CHARLEVOIX
MIZ020-LEELANAU     MIZ021-ANTRIM
MIZ022-OTESGO       MIZ023-MONTMORENCY
MIZ024-ALPENA       MIZ025-BENZIE
MIZ026-GRAND TRAVERSE         
MIZ027-KALKASKA     MIZ028-CRAWFORD
MIZ029-OSCODA       MIZ030-ALCONA
MIZ031-MANISTEE     MIZ032-WEXFORD      
MIZ033-MISSAUKEE    MIZ034-ROSCOMMON
MIZ035-OGEMAW       MIZ036-IOSCO
MIZ041-GLADWIN      MIZ042-ARENAC
 
TABLE 1C -  UPPER PENINSULA OF MICHIGAN EXCEPT THE EXTREME EAST
... 13 COUNTIES TRANSFERRED TO WFO MQT:
 
UGC    ZONE         UGC    ZONE
MIZ001-KEWEENAW     MIZ002-ONTONAGON
MIZ003-HOUGHTON     MIZ004-BARAGA
MIZ005-MARQUETTE    MIZ006-ALGER
MIZ007-LUCE         MIZ009-GOGEBIC
MIZ010-IRON         MIZ011-DICKINSON
MIZ012-MENOMINEE    MIZ013-DELTA
MIZ014-SCHOOLCRAFT
 
TABLE 2A - SOUTHEAST LOWER MICHIGAN...17 COUNTIES WITH CONTINUED
SERVICE FROM WFO DTX:
 
UGC    ZONE         UGC    ZONE
MIZ047-MIDLAND      MIZ048-BAY
MIZ049-HURON        MIZ053-SAGINAW
MIZ054-TUSCOLA      MIZ055-SANILAC
MIZ060-SHIAWASSEE   MIZ061-GENESEE
MIZ062-LAPEER       MIZ063-ST. CLAIR
MIZ068-LIVINGSTON   MIZ069-OAKLAND
MIZ070-MACOMB       MIZ075-WASHTENAW
MIZ076-WAYNE        MIZ082-LENAWEE 
MIZ083-MONROE
 
TABLE 2B - SOUTH CENTRAL AND EXTREME SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN...5
COUNTIES WITH CONTINUED SERVICE FROM WFO DTX.  THIS
RESPONSIBILITY WILL BE ASSUMED BY WFO NORTHERN INDIANA /IWX/
DURING THE SUMMER OR EARLY FALL OF 1999.
 
MIZ077-BERRIEN      MIZ078-CASS
MIZ079-ST.JOSEPH    MIZ080-BRANCH
MIZ081-HILLSDALE
 
TABLE 3A:  FOR THE ZONES IN TABLES ...1A...1B...1C... THE
FOLLOWING WILL BE THE PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS FOR TRANSFER OF
RESPONSIBILITY TO WFOS GRR...APN...AND MQT.
 
     PRODUCT DESCRIPTION      AFOS/NWWS ID   WMO HEADING
 
     +PUBLIC ZONE FORECASTS   *ARBZFPGRR     FPUS53 KGRR
                              *ARBZFPAPX     FPUS53 KAPX
                              *ARBZFPMQT     FPUS53 KMQT
 
     +BEGINNING APRIL 6 1999... PUBLIC ZONE FORECASTS ISSUED BY
MICHIGAN WFOS WILL BE EXTENDED THROUGH FIVE DAYS.
                         
     WINTER STORM ADVSY/WATCH/WARNING   
                              *ARBWSWGRR     WWUS43 KGRR
                              *ARBWSWAPN     WWUS43 KAPX    
                              *ARBWSWMQT     WWUS43 KMQT
 
    NON-PRECIP WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY  
                              *ARBNPWGRR     WWUS73 KGRR
                              *ARBNPWAPN     WWUS73 KAPX
                              *ARBNPWMQT     WWUS73 KMQT
 
     FLOOD/FLASH FLOOD WATCH  *ARBFFAGRR     WGUS63 KGRR
                              *ARBFFAAPN     WGUS63 KAPX
                              *ARBFFAMQT     WGUS63 KMQT
 
    REGIONAL TEMPERATURE AND
    PRECIPITATION TABLE       ARBRTPGRR      ASUS63 KGRR
                              ARBRTPAPN      ASUS63 KAPX
                              ARBRTPMQT      ASUS63 KMQT
 
     AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION ARBAFDGRR      FXUS63 KGRR
                              ARBAFDAPN      FXUS63 KAPX
                              ARBAFDMQT      FXUS63 KMQT
 
 
    CODED CITIES FORECAST     ARBCCFGRR      FPUS43 KGRR
                              ARBCCFAPN      FPUS43 KAPX
                              ARBCCFMQT      FPUS43 KMQT
 
    AIR QUALITY INDEX         ARBAQIGRR      AEUS73 KGRR
                              ARBAQIAPN      AEUS73 KAPX    
                              ARBAQIMQT      AEUS73 KMQT
 
 
    *THESE NWWS/FOS IDS ALREADY EXIST...HOWEVER ACTION MAY BE
REQUIRED TO RECEIVE THESE PRODUCTS.
 
TABLE 3B:  FOR THE ZONES IN TABLES ...2A AND 2B THE FOLLOWING
WILL BE THE PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS FOR CONTINUING SERVICE PROVIDED
BY WFO DTX:
 
     PRODUCT DESCRIPTION      AFOS/NWWS ID   WMO HEADING
 
     PUBLIC ZONE FORECASTS    *ARBZFPDTX     FPUS53 KDTX
                              *INDZFPIWX     FPUS53 KIWX
                              
     WINTER STORM ADVSY/WATCH/WARNING   
                              *ARBWSWDTX     WWUS43 KDTX
                              *INDWSWFWA     WWUS43 KIWX
 
     NON-PRECIP WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY  
                              *ARBNPWDTX     WWUS73 KDTX
                              *INDWSWFWA     WWUS73 KIWX
 
     FLOOD/FLASH FLOOD WATCH  ARBFFADTX      WGUS63 KDTX
                              INDFFAFWA      WGUS63 KIWX
 
    CODED CI TIES FORECAST    *ARBCCFDTX     FPUS43 KDTX
 
    REGIONAL TEMPERATURE AND
    PRECIPITATION TABLE       *ARBRTPDTX     ASUS63 KDTX
                              INDRTPFWA      ASUS63 KIWX
 
    AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION  **ARBAFDDTX    FXUS63 KDTX
 
    AIR QUALITY INDEX         *ARBAQIDTX     AEUS73 KDTX
     
**ARBAFDDTX REPLACES ARBSFDDTX.  ARBSFDDTX WILL NO LONGER BE
ISSUED.
 
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS... PLEASE CONTACT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
 
DEAN P. GULEZIAN              DAN HOUSER
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE       METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NWS FORECAST OFFICE           NWS FORECAST OFFICE      
9200 WHITE LAKE ROAD          4899 SOUTH COMPLEX DR., SE    
     
WHITE LAKE MI 48386-1126      GRAND RAPIDS MI 49512-4034
 
248-625-3309   x  642         616-956-7180 x 642
 
GARY G. CAMPBELL              JOHN F. MACHOWSKI
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE       METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NWS FORECAST OFFICE           NWS FORECAST OFFICE
8800 PASSENHEIM ROAD          112 AIRPARK DRIVE SOUTH
GAYLORD MI 49735-9454         NEGAUNEE MI 49866
 
517-731-1194   x 642          906-475-5782 x 642
 
MICHAEL E. SABONES  
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NWS FORECAST OFFICE
7550 E850N
SYRACUSE IN 46567
 
219-834-5178 x 642
 
THIS AND ALL OTHER PENDING NWS SERVICE CHANGE NOTIFICATIONS ARE
AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING URL ADDRESS /IN SMALL CASE LETTERS/:
                
                 HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/NOTIF.HTM
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