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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 99-31
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
1000 AM EST WED MAR 31 1999
 
TO:       NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ EMPLOYEES...FAMILY OF 
          SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS... NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE 
          /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NWS CUSTOMERS 
 
FROM:     DONALD R. WERNLY...CHIEF...CUSTOMER SERVICE 
 
SUBJECT:  GRAND JUNCTION COLORADO WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE/S
          SHORT-FUSE COUNTY WARNING AREA EXPANDS TO INCLUDE MOST
          OF SAN JUAN COUNTY UTAH...EFFECTIVE APRIL 6 1999
 
EFFECTIVE TUESDAY...APRIL 6 AT 8 A.M. MOUNTAIN DAYLIGHT TIME
/1400 UTC/...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ WILL TRANSFER
SHORT-FUSE WARNING RESPONSIBILITY FOR MOST OF SAN JUAN COUNTY
UTAH /TABLE 1/ FROM THE WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE /WFO/ IN SALT
LAKE CITY...UTAH TO WFO GRAND JUNCTION /GJT/...COLORADO.
 
SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS /TABLE 2/ AND RELATED PRODUCTS GIVING
FOLLOW-UP INFORMATION ON THE WARNINGS /TABLE 3/ WILL BE ISSUED
USING THE WFO GJT NWWS PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS AND WMO HEADINGS. 
ALSO...THROUGH A TRANSITION PERIOD UP TO 1400 UTC ON MAY 25
1999...THE PRODUCTS TYPES IN TABLES 2 AND 3 WILL CONTINUE TO BE
ISSUED USING THE WFO SLC IDENTIFIERS AND HEADINGS AS WELL.  THIS
WILL ALLLOW CUSTOMERS TIME TO TAKE ACTION NEEDED TO SWITCH OVER
TO THE GJT IDENTIFIERS AND HEADINGS.
 
UGC /UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHIC CODE/ 
 
TABLE 1.  COUNTY         UGC Z     UGC C      FROM      TO
          SAN JUAN       UTZ022-   UTC037-    SLC      GJT
                         UTZ028-   UTC037-
                         UTZ029-   UTC037-
 
NOTE: SOUTHWEST PORTIONS OF SAN JUAN COUNTY /IN UGC Z UTC021-/
WILL CONTINUE TO RECEIVE WARNING AND FORECAST SERVICE /LONG AND
SHORT-FUSE/ FROM WFO SLC.
 
TABLE 2.  THE FOLLOWING ARE SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS FOR MOST
OF SAN JUAN COUNTY UTAH TO BE TRANSFERRED TO WFO GJT. UGC C CODES
ARE USED IN THESE PRODUCTS. 
 
WARNING PRODUCT FOR      NWWS ID        WMO HEADING 
 
TORNADOES                DENTORGJT      WFUS1 KGJT
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS     DENSVRGJT      WUUS1 KGJT
FLASH FLOODS             DENFFWGJT      WRUS1 KGJT
 
TABLE 3.  THE FOLLOWING ARE KEY RELATED PRODUCTS FOR MOST OF SAN
JUAN COUNTY COLORADO TO BE TRANSFERRED TO WFO GJT. UGC Z CODES
ARE USED IN THESE PRODUCTS. 
 
RELATED PRODUCTS TYPES        NWWS ID        WMO HEADING
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT     DENSPSGJT      WWUS35 KGJT
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT      DENSVSGJT      WWUS34 KGJT
CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE       DENCEMGJT      MMUS40 KGJT
PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT        DENPNSGJT      ABUS34 KGJT
SHORT-TERM FORECAST           DENNOWGJT      FPUS75 KGJT
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT         DENFFSGJT      RWUS32 KGJT
LOCAL STORM REPORT            DENLSRGJT      WWUS30 KGJT
 
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS...YOU MAY CONTACT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING 
METEOROLOGISTS IN CHARGE
 
ROBERT W JACOBSON                  WILLIAM J ALDER 
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE            METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE           NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
792 EAGLE DRIVE                    2242 W. NORTH TEMPLE
GRAND JUNCTION COLORADO 81506-8646 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH 84110-0000
970-243-7007                       801-524-5133   
 
THIS AND OTHER SERVICE CHANGE NOTICES ARE ON THE INTERNET AT
WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/NOTIF.HTM /LOWER CASE/
 
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