19990528: WMO heading changes-Midland

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 99-57
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
1100 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 CHANGE OF WMO HEADINGS FOR SHORT-FUSED PRODUCTS
        AND RELATED FORECASTS...STATEMENTS...ADVISORIES
        FROM THE MIDLAND /MAF/ WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE
        EFFECTIVE ON JULY 15 1999

EFFECTIVE THURSDAY JULY 15 1999 AT 1100 A.M. CENTRAL
DAYLIGHT TIME /CDT/...1600 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME
/UTC/...WMO HEADINGS FOR SHORT-FUSED WARNING PRODUCTS AND
RELATED FORECASTS...STATEMENTS AND ADVISORIES FOR 24
COUNTIES IN WEST TEXAS AND TWO COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST NEW
MEXICO /TABLE 1/ WILL CHANGE.

BECAUSE OF THESE CHANGES...CUSTOMERS MUST TAKE APPROPRIATE
ACTION TO RECEIVE THE PRODUCTS LISTED IN TABLE 2 /SHORT-FUSED/
AND TABLE 3 /PRODUCTS RELATED TO TABLE 2 AND LONG-FUSED
PRODUCTS/ FOR THE FOLLOWING COUNTIES LISTED IN TABLE 1.

TABLE 1. COUNTIES IN WEST TEXAS WITH UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHIC
CODES /UGC/

           UGC C /UGC Z               UGC C /UGC Z
GAINES    TXC165/TXZ045    DAWSON     TXC115/TXZ046
BORDEN    TXC033/TXZ047    SCURRY     TXC415/TXZ048
ANDREWS   TXC003/TXZ050    MARTIN     TXC317/TXZ051
HOWARD    TXC227/TXZ052   *MITCHELL*  TXC335/TXZ053
CULBERSON TXC109/TXZ057    REEVES     TXC389/TXZ058
LOVING    TXC301/TXZ059    WINKLER    TXC495/TXZ060
ECTOR     TXC135/TXZ061    MIDLAND    TXC329/TXZ062
GLASSCOCK TXC173/TXZ063    WARD       TXC475/TXZ067
CRANE     TXC103/TXZ068    UPTON      TXC461/TXZ069
REAGAN    TXC383/TXZ070    JEFF DAVIS TXC243/TXZ074
PECOS     TXC371/TXZ075    PRESIDIO   TXC377/TXZ079/TXZ080
BREWSTER  TXC043/TXZ081    TERRELL    TXC443/TXZ082


* IN ACCORDANCE WITH SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 99-47...ALL
SERVICES...BOTH LONG AND SHORT FUSED PRODUCTS...FOR MITCHELL
COUNTY WILL BE TRANSFERRED FROM THE SAN ANGELO /SJT/ WEATHER
FORECAST OFFICE TO THE MIDLAND /MAF/ WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE
ON JULY 15 1999 IN CONCURRENCE THE WMO HEADING CHANGES.

COUNTIES IN SOUTHEAST NEW MEXICO

             UGC C /UGC Z

EDDY         NMC015/NMZ027/NMZ028
LEA          NMC025/NMZ029


TABLE 2.   THE FOLLOWING ARE SHORT-FUSED WARNING PRODUCTS
TO BE ISSUED FROM MAF.  UGC C CODES ARE USED IN THESE
PRODUCTS.

PRODUCT              NWWS ID            WMO HEADING

TORNADO WARNING     /NEW/ LBBTORMAF     WFUS54 KMAF
                    /OLD/ LBBTORMAF     WFUS1  KMAF

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM /NEW/ LBBSVRMAF     WUUS54 KMAF
WARNING             /OLD/ LBBSVRMAF     WUUS1  KMAF

FLASH FLOOD         /NEW/ LBBFFWMAF     WGUS54 KMAF
WARNING             /OLD/ LBBFFWMAF     WRUS1  KMAF

TABLE 3.   THE FOLLOWING ARE PRODUCTS RELATED TO SHORT-FUSED
PRODUCTS LISTED IN TABLE 2.  ROUTINE FORECAST PRODUCTS ARE
ALSO LISTED.  UGC Z CODES ARE USED IN THESE PRODUCTS.

PRODUCT                  NWWS ID             WMO HEADING

ZONE FORECAST          /NEW/ LBBZFPMAF       FPUS54 KMAF
                    NM /OLD/ ABQZFPNM        FPUS55 KABQ
                    TX /OLD/ LBBZFPTX        FPUS54 KLUB

FLASH FLOOD WATCH      /NEW/ LBBFFAMAF       WGUS64 KMAF
                   *NM /OLD/ ABQFFAABQ       RWUS31 KABQ
                   *TX /OLD/ LBBFFALBB       RWUS31 KLBB

NON-PRECIPITATION      /NEW/ LBBNPWMAF       WWUS74 KMAF
                   *NM /OLD/ ABQNPWABQ       WWUS45 KABQ
                   *TX /OLD/ LBBNPWLBB       WWUS45 KLBB

SEVERE WEATHER         /NEW/ LBBSVSMAF       WWUS54 KMAF
STATEMENT              /OLD/ LBBSVSMAF       WWUS34 KMAF

SPECIAL WEATHER        /NEW/ LBBSPSMAF       WWUS84 KMAF
STATEMENT              /OLD/ LBBSPSMAF       WWUS35 KMAF

FLASH FLOOD            /NEW/ LBBFFSMAF       WGUS74 KMAF
STATEMENT              /OLD/ LBBFFSMAF       RWUS32 KMAF

PUBLIC INFORMATION     /NEW/ LBBPNSMAF       NOUS44 KMAF
STATEMENT              /OLD/ LBBPNSMAF       ABUS34 KMAF

CIVIL EMERGENCY        /NEW/ LBBCEMMAF       WOUS44 KMAF
MESSAGE                /OLD/ LBBCEMMAF       MMUS40 KMAF

LOCAL STORM REPORT     /NEW/ LBBLSRMAF       WWUS54 KMAF
                       /OLD/ LBBLSRMAF       WWUS30 KMAF


* THESE OLD PRODUCTS WILL CONTINUE TO EXIST...BUT WILL COVER
AREAS OUTSIDE OF THE MAF COUNTY WARNING AND FORECAST AREA.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS...YOU MAY CONTACT:

RAY FAGEN                        KEN GRAHAM
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE          PUBLIC/MARINE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE         METEOROLOGIST
2500 CHALLENGER DRIVE            NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
MIDLAND TX 79706-2606            SOUTHERN REGION
915-563-5006 EX222               HEADQUARTERS
                                 19 TAYLOR ST. RM 10A11
                                 FORT WORTH TX  76102
                                 817-978-2652 EX107

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