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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 99-32
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
130 PM EST THU APR 1 1999
 
TO        FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER
          WIRE SERVICE / NWWS/ NWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NWS
          CUSTOMERS...NWS EMPLOYEES
 
FROM      THERESE PIERCE...CHIEF...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
 
SUBJECT   TRANSFER OF SHORT-FUSE PUBLIC AND MARINE WARNING
          RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOWER MONROE COUNTY /IE. THE KEYS/
          IN FLORIDA TO THE KEY WEST FLORIDA WEATHER SERVICE
          OFFICE...EFFECTIVE MAY 18 1999.
 
EFFECTIVE TUESDAY MAY 18 1999 AT 11:00 A.M. CENTRAL DAYLIGHT
TIME... 1500 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME... THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE WILL TRANSFER WARNING RESPONSIBILITY FOR LOWER MONROE
COUNTY /IE. THE KEYS/ AND SURROUNDING COASTAL WATERS /TABLE 1/ TO
THE WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN KEY WEST FLORIDA /EYW/ FROM THE
WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE IN MIAMI FLORIDA /MIA/. THIS
TRANSFER WILL INCLUDE SHORT-FUSED PUBLIC AND MARINE
RESPONSIBILITIES.
 
TRANSFERRING SHORT-FUSED SERVICES FROM MIA TO EYW IS THE FIRST
STAGE OF PLANNED SERVICE TRANSFER FOR A NEW OFFICE TO SERVE
RESIDENTS ON THE FLORIDA KEYS.
 
FOR LOWER MONROE COUNTY... NWSO EYW WILL ISSUE SHORT-FUSED
WARNINGS /TABLE 2/... OTHER RELATED PRODUCTS THAT GIVE FOLLOW-UP
INFORMATION CONCERNING WATCHES AND WARNINGS /TABLE 3/... OTHER
MISCELLANEOUS PRODUCTS /TABLE 3/... AND SHORT-FUSED MARINE
PRODUCTS /TABLE 4/.  
 
FOR HOLDERS OF WEATHER SERVICE OPERATIONS MANUAL /WSOM/ CHAPTER
C-47...COUNTY WARNING AREAS...APPENDIX A...THIS UPDATES PAGES 
A-11...A-38...AND A-40.
 
BECAUSE OF THESE TRANSFERS...SUBSCRIBERS TO THE NOAA WEATHER WIRE
SERVICE /NWWS/ AND THE FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ MUST TAKE
APPROPRIATE ACTION TO RECEIVE PRODUCTS FOR LOWER MONROE COUNTY
USING THE EYW IDENTIFIER /TABLE 2/ INSTEAD OF THE MIA IDENTIFIER. 
THE UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHIC CODES /UGC/...HOWEVER...WILL REMAIN THE
SAME.
 
 
TABLE 1.  AREAS TO BE TRANSFERRED TO EYW FOR SHORT-FUSE WARNINGS
 
COUNTY AND COASTAL WATERS TO BE TRANSFERRED
/C/ COUNTY CODE   /Z/ ZONE CODES
 
 
 
LAND AREA...                  UGC
LOWER MONROE /C/              FLC087-
LOWER MONROE /Z/
     UPPER KEYS               FLZ076-
     MIDDLE KEYS              FLZ077-
     LOWER KEYS               FLZ078-
 
MARINE AREA...                UGC
ANGEL FISH KEY TO CRAIG KEY
     0-20NM                   AMZ652-
     20-50NM                  AMZ672-
FLORIDA BAY                   AMZ631-
CRAIG KEY TO PIGEON KEY
     0-20NM S OF THE KEYS     AMZ653-
     20-50NM                  AMZ673-
PIGEON KEY TO KEY WEST
     0-20NM AROUND KEY WEST   AMZ654-
     20-50NM                  AMZ674-
KEY WEST TO DRY TORTUGAS      AMZ675-
 
NOTE: ALL SERVICES FOR MAINLAND /OR UPPER/ MONROE COUNTY
/FLZ075-/ WILL CONTINUE TO BE PROVIDED BY MIA.
 
TABLE 2.  THE FOLLOWING ARE SHORT-FUSED WARNING PRODUCTS FOR
LOWER MONROE COUNTY TO BE TRANSFERRED TO EYW.  UGC /C/ ARE USED
IN THE FOLLOWING.
 
WARNING PRODUCTS FOR:    NWWS ID        NEW WMO        PRIOR WMO
                                        HEADING        HEADING   
TORNADOES                MIATOREYW      WFUS52 KEYW    WFUS1 KEYW
SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS     MIASVREYW      WUUS52 KEYW    WUUS1 KEYW
FLASH FLOODS             MIAFFWEYW      WGUS52 KEYW    WRUS1 KEYW
 
TABLE 3.  THE FOLLOWING ARE ADDITIONAL PRODUCTS FOR LOWER MONROE
COUNTY TO BE TRANSFERRED TO EYW. UGC COUNTY /Z/ CODES ARE USED IN
THE FOLLOWING.
 
PRODUCT:                      NWWS ID    NEW WMO      PRIOR WMO
                                         HEADING      HEADING
SHORT TERM FORECAST           MIANOWEYW  FPUS72 KEYW   
SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT      MIASVSEYW  WWUS52 KEYW  WWUS34 KEYW
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT     MIASPSEYW  WWUS82 KEYW  WWUS35 KEYW
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT         MIAFFSEYW  WGUS72 KEYW  RWUS32 KEYW
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  MIAPNSEYW  AXUS42 KEYW  
CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE       MIACEMEYW  WOUS42 KEYW  MMUS40 KEYW
LOCAL STORM REPORT            MIALSREYW  WWUS52 KEYW  WWUS30 KEYW
LOCAL FORECAST PRODUCT        MIALFPEYW  FLUS82 KEYW  FLUS82 KMFL
COASTAL FLOOD PRODUCTS        MIACFWEYW  WHUS42 KEYW  FZUS68 KEYW
NON-PRECIPITATION PRODUCTS    MIANPWEYW  WWUS72 KEYW  WWUS72 KMFL
WINTER WEATHER PRODUCTS       MIAWSWEYW  WWUS42 KEYW  WWUS42 KMFL
DAILY CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT   MIACLIEYW  CDUS42 KEYW  CSUS02 KEYW
MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL REPORT MIACLMEYW  CXUS52 KEYW  CXUS42 KMFL
 
TABLE 4.  THE FOLLOWING ARE SHORT-FUSED MARINE PRODUCTS TO BE
TRANSFERRED TO EYW. MARINE ZONE CODES /AMZ/ ARE USED IN THE
FOLLOWING.
 
PRODUCT:                      NWWS ID    NEW WMO      PRIOR WMO
                                         HEADING      HEADING
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING        MIASMWEYW  WHUS52 KEYW  WMUS1 KEYW
MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT      MIAMWSEYW  FZUS72 KEYW  
 
ALL OTHER PUBLIC PRODUCTS SUCH AS THE ZONE FORECAST...COASTAL
WATERS FORECAST...STATE FORECAST...AND LONG FUSED WATCHES AND
WARNINGS WILL REMAIN WITH THE MIAMI FLORIDA OFFICE.
 
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS...YOU MAY CONTACT THE FOLLOWING:
 
RUSTY PFOST                        BOBBY MCDANIEL
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE            METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIA       NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EYW
11691 SW 17 TH STREET              INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
MIAMI FL 33165-2149                3491 S ROOSEVELT BLVD
305-229-4522                       KEY WEST FL 33040-5234
                                   305-295-1316
 
THIS AND OTHER SERVICE CHANGE NOTICES ARE ON THE INTERNET AT
WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/NOTIF.HTM  /LOWER CASE/
 
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