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PUBLIC INFO. STATEMENT...CORRECTION...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 99-53
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
810 AM EDT FRI MAY 28 1999
 
TO        FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER
          WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ CUSTOMERS...OTHER NATIONAL WEATHER
          SERVICE /NWS/ CUSTOMERS...NWS EMPLOYEES
 
FROM      THERESE PIERCE...CHIEF...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
 
SUBJECT   FORECAST AND LONG-FUSED WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY
          RESPONSIBILITY TRANSFER TO THE MORRISTOWN /MRX/ WEATHER
          FORECAST OFFICE ON JULY 15 1999
 
..CORRECTED TO ADD SEQUATCHIE COUNTY TENNESSEE (TNZ081) TO TABLE
1. ALL OTHER INFORMATION REMAINS THE SAME...
 
EFFECTIVE THURSDAY JULY 15 1999 AT 1200 P.M. EASTERN DAYLIGHT
TIME /EDT/...1600 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME /UTC/...FORECAST AND
LONG-FUSED WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY RESPONSIBILITY FOR 46 ZONES IN
EAST TENNESSEE...SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA...AND EXTREME SW NORTH
CAROLINA /TABLE 1/ WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO THE WEATHER FORECAST
OFFICE /WFO/ IN MORRISTOWN /MRX/ TENNESSEE FROM THE MEMPHIS /MEG/
WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE.  THIS SERVICE TRANSFER IS CONSISTENT
WITH THE OVERALL STRATEGIC PLAN OF THE NWS MODERNIZATION EFFORT
AND WILL ENABLE THE MORRISTOWN NWS OFFICE TO TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE
OF ITS INCREASED TECHNOLOGICAL CAPABILITIES TO PROVIDE AN
ENHANCED LEVEL OF CUSTOMER SERVICE.
 
BECAUSE OF THESE CHANGES...CUSTOMERS MUST TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION
TO RECEIVE THE PRODUCTS LISTED IN TABLE 2 USING THE NEW PRODUCT
IDENTIFIER FROM WFO MRX.
 
TABLE 1: ZONES TRANSFERRED TO MRX.  UNIVERSAL CODES /UGC/ FOR
THESE ZONES /Z/ ARE SHOWN IN THE TABLE.
 
FROM MEMPHIS /MEG/
 
COUNTY         UGC ZONE /Z/ CODE   COUNTY         UGC ZONE /Z/   
SCOTT          TNZ012              LOUDON         TNZ068
CAMPBELL       TNZ013              KNOX           TNZ069
CLAIBORNE      TNZ014              JEFFERSON      TNZ070
HANCOCK        TNZ015              NW BOUNT       TNZ071
HAWKINS        TNZ016              BLOUNT/SMOKIES TNZ072
SULLIVAN       TNZ017              N SEVIER       TNZ073
JOHNSON        TNZ018              SEVIER/SMOKIES TNZ074
MORGAN         TNZ035              BLEDSOE        TNZ082
ANDERSON       TNZ036              RHEA           TNZ083
UNION          TNZ037              MEIGS          TNZ084
GRAINGER       TNZ038              MCMINN         TNZ085
HAMBLEN        TNZ039              NW MONROE      TNZ086
NW COCKE       TNZ040              SE MONROE      TNZ087
COCKE/SMOKIES  TNZ041              MARION         TNZ098
NW GREENE      TNZ042              HAMILTON       TNZ099
SE GREENE      TNZ043              BRADLEY        TNZ100
WASHINGTON     TNZ044              W POLK         TNZ101
UNICOI         TNZ045              E POLK         TNZ102
NW CARTER      TNZ046              SEQUATCHIE     TNZ081       
SE CARTER      TNZ047
ROANE          TNZ067
 
FROM CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA /CRW/
 
COUNTY         UGC ZONE /Z/ CODE   COUNTY         UGC ZONE /Z/   
LEE            WVZ001              RUSSELL        WVZ006
WISE           WVZ002              WASHINGTON     WVZ008
SCOTT          WVZ005
 
FROM RALEIGH/DURHAM NORTH CAROLINA /RDU/
 
COUNTY         UGC ZONE /Z/ CODE
CHEROKEE       NCZ060
CLAY           NCZ061
  
TABLE 2.  THE FOLLOWING FORECAST AND LONG-FUSED
WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY PRODUCTS WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO MRX
 
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION           NWWS ID        WMO HEADING
               
**ZONE FORECAST        /NEW/ MEMZFPMRX       FPUS54 KMRX
                   MEG /OLD/ MEMZFPTN        FPUS54 KMEG
                  *CRW /OLD/ CRWZFPVA        FPUS51 KRLX
                  *RDU /OLD/ RDUZFPNC        FPUS52 KRAH
 
FLASH FLOOD WATCH      /NEW/ MEMFFAMRX       WGUS64 KMRX
                  *MEG /OLD/ MEMFFAMEM       RWUS31 KMEM
                  *CRW /OLD/ CRWFFACRW       RWUS31 KCRW
                  *RDU /OLD/ RDUFFARDU       RWUS31 KRDU
 
NON-PRECIPITATION      /NEW/ MEMNPWMRX       WWUS74 KMRX
                  *MEG /OLD/ MEMNPWMEM       WWUS45 KMEM
                  *CRW /OLD/ CRWNPWCRW       WWUS45 KCRW
                  *RDU /OLD/ RDUNPWRDU       WWUS45 KRDU
 
CODED CITY             /NEW/ MEMCCFMRX       FPUS44 KMRX
FORECAST          *MEG /OLD/ MEMCCFMEM       FPUS44 KMEG
                 
WINTER WEATHER         /NEW/ MEMWSWMRX       WWUS44 KMRX
PRODUCTS          *MEG /OLD/ MEMWSWMEM       WWUS44 KMEG
                  *CRW /OLD/ CRWWSWCRW       WWUS41 KRLX
                  *RDU /OLD/ RDUWSWRDU       WWUS42 KRAH
 
* THESE OLD PRODUCTS WILL CONTINUE TO EXIST...BUT WILL COVER
AREAS OUTSIDE OF THE MRX COUNTY WARNING AND FORECAST AREA.
 
** CUSTOMERS THAT USE THE MEMZFPTN FOR AREAS NOT LISTED IN TABLE
1...THE PRODUCT AFOS/AWIPS IDENTIFIER WILL CHANGE TO MEMZFPMEM. 
CUSTOMERS OF NWWS SERVICE MUST MAKE CHANGES TO RECEIVE THIS
PRODUCT AFTER JULY 20 1999. THE WMO HEADER FOR THIS PRODUCT WILL
NOT CHANGE.
 
FOR HOLDERS OF WEATHER SERVICE OPERATIONS MANUAL /WSOM/ CHAPTER
C-11...APPENDIX A /ZONE FORECAST BOUNDARIES/...THIS UPDATES PAGES
A-07...A-09... A-29... A-43... A-47... AND A-67.
 
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS...YOU MAY CONTACT:
 
JERRY MCDUFFIE                     KEN GRAHAM
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE            PUBLIC/MARINE METEOROLOGIST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE           NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
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MORRISTOWN TN 37814                819 TAYLOR ST. RM 10A11
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