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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 99-59
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
1130 AM EDT FRI JUL 2 1999
  
TO        FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS... NOAA WEATHER   
           WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS... OTHER NATIONAL
           WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ CUSTOMERS... NWS EMPLOYEES
  
FROM      THERESE PIERCE...CHIEF...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
  
SUBJECT   RECONFIGURATION OF ZONE FORECAST BOUNDARIES IN WALSH
           COUNTY NORTH DAKOTA...EFFECTIVE SEPTEMBER 1 1999.
  
EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY...SEPTEMBER 1 1999...AT 4:00 A.M...CENTRAL 
DAYLIGHT TIME /0900/ UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME/...FORECAST ZONE
BOUNDARIES IN WALSH COUNTY NORTH DAKOTA WILL BE RECONFIGURED FROM
THE PRESENT SINGLE ZONE /NDZ016-/ TO TWO ZONES.  SEE TABLE 1.
  
FORECASTS AND RELATED PRODUCTS FOR WALSH COUNTY NORTH DAKOTA
/TABLE 2/ WILL CONTINUE TO BE PREPARED AND ISSUED BY THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST OFFICE EASTERN NORTH DAKOTA /GRAND
FORKS/ WFO FGF/ WITH THE TWO RECONFIGURED ZONES.  THERE ARE NO
CHANGES TO NWWS IDENTIFIERS AND WMO HEADINGS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS
ZONE RECONFIGURATION. 
  
TABLE 1 - NEW UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHIC CODES /UGC/ BY ZONE FOR WALSH
COUNTY ISSUED BY WFO FGF.
  
UGC Z   ZONE NAME
  
NDZ016- EASTERN WALSH COUNTY
NDZ054- WESTERN WALSH COUNTY
  
TABLE 2.  THE FOLLOWING ARE KEY RELATED PRODUCTS ISSUED BY WFO
FGF THAT WILL CONTAIN INFORMATION FOR THESE RECONFIGURED ZONES.
  
                                          NWWS ID    WMO HEADING
  
  PUBLIC ZONE FORECAST                   BISZFPFGF   FPUS53 KFGF 
  FLASH FLOOD WATCH                      BISFFAFAR   WGUS63 WFGF
  NON-PRECIPITATION ADVSY/WATCH/WARNING  BISNPWFAR   WWUS73 KFGF
  WINTER STORM ADVSY/WATCH/WARNING       BISWSWFAR   WWUS43 KFGF
  SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT              BISSPSFAR   WWUS35 KFAR
  SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT                BISSVSFAR   WWUS34 KFAR  
  CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE                BISCEMFAR   MMUS40 KFAR
  PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT           BISPNSFAR   ABUS34 KFAR
  SHORT-TERM FORECAST                    BISNOWFAR   FPUS73 KFGF 
  FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT                  BISFFSFAR   RWUS32 KFAR 
  LOCAL STORM REPORT                     BISLSRFAR   WWUS30 KFAR
  
  
  
NOTE THAT THE UGC COUNTY /C/ CODE FOR WALSH COUNTY REMAINS
UNCHANGED /SINGLE CODE OF NDC099-/ FOR SHORT-FUSE WARNINGS
/SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS...TORNADOES...AND FLASH FLOODS/.
  
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS... PLEASE CONTACT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING:
  
LEE C. ANDERSON               JIM E.BELLES
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE       WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
NWS FORECAST OFFICE           NWS FORECAST OFFICE
4797 TECHNOLOGY CIRCLE        4797 TECHNOLOGY CIRCLE
GRAND FORKS ND 58203-0600     GRAND FORKS ND 58203-0600
  
701-795-5198                  701-795-5127
  
THIS AND ALL OTHER PENDING NWS SERVICE CHANGE NOTIFICATIONS ARE
AVAILABLE AT THE FOLLOWING URL ADDRESS /IN SMALL CASE LETTERS/:
                 
                  HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/NOTIF.HTM
  
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