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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 99-46
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
100 PM EDT THU MAY 13 1999
 
TO:       FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER
          WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL
          WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ PRODUCT USERS...NWS EMPLOYEES
 
FROM:     THERESE Z. PIERCE...CHIEF...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL
          SERVICES
 
SUBJECT:  SHORT-FUSED COUNTY WARNING AREA FOR CARIBOU /CAR/ MAINE
          EXPANDS ON JULY 20 1999  
 
EFFECTIVE JULY 20 1999 AT 900 A.M. EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME...1300
UTC...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ WILL TRANSFER SHORT-FUSE
WARNING RESPONSIBILITY FOR FOUR COUNTIES IN EASTERN MAINE TO THE
CARIBOU /CAR/ ME OFFICE FROM THE PORTLAND /PWM/ ME OFFICE. 
 
FOR THESE FOUR COUNTIES...NWS OFFICE CAR WILL BEGIN ISSUING
SHORT-FUSE WARNING PRODUCTS /TABLE 2/ AND RELATED PRODUCTS GIVING
FOLLOW-UP INFORMATION ON THE WARNINGS /TABLE 3/.  FOR HOLDERS OF
THE NWS OPERATIONS MANUAL CHAPTER C-47...COUNTY WARNING
AREAS...THIS UPDATES PAGES A-3...A-39...AND A-40.
 
BECAUSE OF THIS COUNTY WARNING TRANSFER...PRODUCT USERS MUST USE
THE CAR  IDENTIFIER TO RECEIVE THE SHORT-FUSE WARNINGS AND
RELATED PRODUCTS FOR THESE COUNTIES /TABLES 2 AND 3/ INSTEAD OF
THE PWM IDENTIFIERS.  THE UNIVERSAL GENERIC CODES /UGC/ FOR THESE
COUNTIES AND ASSOCIATED ZONES ARE SHOWN IN TABLE 1.
 
TABLE 1.  AREAS TRANSFERRED TO CAR.  C=COUNTY CODE; Z=ZONE CODE
 
MAINE                                        
COUNTY                  UGC C     UGC Z      FROM      TO
 INTERIOR HANCOCK       MEC009-   MEZ016-    PWM       CAR
 COASTAL HANCOCK        MEC009-   MEZ029-    PWM       CAR
 CENTRAL PENOBSCOT      MEC019-   MEZ011-    PWM       CAR
 SOUTHERN PENOBSCOT     MEC019-   MEZ015-    PWM       CAR
 INTERIOR WASHINGTON    MEC029-   MEZ017-    PWM       CAR
 COASTAL WASHINGTON     MEC029-   MEZ030-    PWM       CAR
 SOUTHERN PISCATAQUIS   MEC021-   MEZ010-    PWM       CAR
      
TABLE 2:  THE FOLLOWING ARE SHORT-FUSED WARNING PRODUCTS FOR THE
COUNTIES TRANSFERRED TO CAR.  UGC COUNTY /C/ CODES ARE USED IN
THESE PRODUCTS. 
 
WARNING PRODUCTS                AFOS/NWWS ID   WMO HEADING
  TORNADO WARNING               PWMTORCAR      WFUS1 KCAR **
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING   PWMSVRCAR      WUUS1 KCAR **
  FLOOD/FLASH FLOOD WARNING     PWMFFWCAR      WRUS1 KCAR ** 
* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING        PWMSMWCAR      WMUS1 KCAR **
 
* FOR MARINE ZONE ANZ150 FROM STONINGTON TO EASTPORT MAINE.
 
** WMO HEADINGS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
 
TABLE 3: THE FOLLOWING ARE PRODUCTS FOR THESE COUNTIES GIVING
FOLLOW-UP AND OTHER RELATED INFORMATION TO THE SHORT-FUSE
WARNINGS. UGC ZONE /Z/ CODES ARE USED IN THESE PRODUCTS.
 
RELATED PRODUCTS                AFOS/NWWS ID   WMO HEADING
  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT     PWMSPSCAR      WWUS35 KCAR **
  SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT      PWMSVSCAR      WWUS34 KCAR **
  CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE       PWMCEMCAR      MMUS40 KCAR **
  PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  PWMPNSCAR      ABUS34 KCAR **
  SHORT TERM FORECAST           PWMNOWCAR      FPUS71 KCAR
  FLOOD/FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT   PWMFFSCAR      RWUS32 KCAR **
  LOCAL STORM REPORT            PWMLSRCAR      WWUS30 KCAR **
* MARINE WEATHER STATEMENT      PWMMWSCAR      FZUS71 KCAR
  
* FOR MARINE ZONE ANZ150 AND ADJACENT SHORELINE FROM STONINGTON
TO EASTPORT MAINE.
 
** WMO HEADINGS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
     
QUESTIONS MAY BE REFERRED TO EITHER OF THE FOLLOWING PEOPLE:
 
LARRY GABRIC...MIC                AL WHEELER...MIC
NWS OFFICE...NOAA                 NWS FORECAST OFFICE...NOAA  
810 MAIN STREET                   1 WEATHER LANE 
CARIBOU ME 04736                  P.O. BOX 1208 
207-498-2869                      GRAY ME 04039-1208
                                  207-688-3216
 
THIS AND ALL OTHER NWS SERVICE CHANGE NOTIFICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE
ON THE URL /IN SMALL CASE LETTERS/
 
HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/NOTIF.HTM   /LOWER CASE/
 
 
THE LATEST INFORMATION ON WMO HEADINGS IS AT
 
HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OSO/NOTICES/NOTICES.SHTML /LOWER CASE/
 
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