ADMIN NOTICE NOUS41 KWBC


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PUBLIC INFO.STATEMENT...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 99-40...REINSTATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
230 PM EDT THU AUG 5 1999
  
..THIS IS A REINSTATEMENT OF 99-40...ORIGINALLY ISSUED MAY 3
1999 BUT TEMPORARILY WITHDRAWN MAY 27 1999...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   SERVICE TRANSFER OF 1 ALABAMA COUNTY TO THE MOBILE
           WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE ON SEPTEMBER 22 1999
  
EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 22 1999 AT 1100 A.M. CENTRAL
DAYLIGHT TIME /CDT/ OR 1200 P.M. EASTERN DAYLIGHT TIME
/EDT/...1600 UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME /UTC/... SHORT-FUSED
WARNING RESPONSIBILITY FOR MARENGO COUNTY WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO
THE WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN MOBILE ALABAMA /MOB/ /TABLE 1/. 
  
BECAUSE OF THESE CHANGES... CUSTOMERS MUST TAKE APPROPRIATE
ACTION TO RECEIVE THE PRODUCTS LISTED IN TABLE 2 AND TABLE 3 FOR
THESE COUNTIES USING THE MOB IDENTIFIER.
  
TABLE 1
  
COUNTY WITH SHORT-FUSED RESPONSIBILITY TRANSFERRED FROM BHM TO
MOB. 
  
COUNTY         UGC COUNTY /C/ CODE      UGC ZONE /Z/ CODE
MARENGO        ALC091-                  ALZ039-
  
TABLE 2.  THE FOLLOWING ARE SHORT-FUSED WARNING PRODUCTS TO BE
TRANSFERRED TO MOB.  UGC C CODES ARE USED FOR THESE PRODUCTS.
  
FOR MARENGO COUNTY
  
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION           NWWS ID        WMO HEADING
                                  
TORNADO WARNING        /NEW/ BHMTORMOB       WFUS52 KMOB
                      * /OLD/ BHMTORBHM       WFUS1 KBHM
  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM    /NEW/ BHMSVRMOB       WUUS52 KMOB
WARNING              * /OLD/ BHMSVRMOB       WUUS1 KBHM
  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING    /NEW/ BHMFFWMOB       WGUS52 KMOB
                      * /OLD/ BHMFFWBHM       WRUS1 KBHM
  
TABLE 3.  THE FOLLOWING ARE PRODUCTS RELATED TO SHORT-FUSED
PRODUCTS LISTED IN TABLE 2. UGC Z CODES ARE USED FOR THESE
PRODUCTS. 
                                         
PRODUCT:                      NWWS ID        WMO HEADING
  
SHORT TERM FORECAST     /NEW/ BHMNOWMOB      FPUS74 KMOB
                       * /OLD/ BHMNOWBHM      FPUS74 KBMX
  
SEVERE WEATHER          /NEW/ BHMSVSMOB      WWUS54 KMOB 
STATEMENT             * /OLD/ BHMSVSBHM      WWUS34 KBHM
  
SPECIAL WEATHER         /NEW/ BHMSPSMOB      WWUS84 KMOB 
STATEMENT             * /OLD/ BHMSPSBHM      WWUS35 KBHM
  
FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT   /NEW/ BHMFFSMOB      WGUS74 KMOB
                       * /OLD/ BHMFFSBHM      RWUS32 KBHM
  
PUBLIC INFORMATION      /NEW/ BHMPNSMOB      AXUS44 KMOB
STATEMENT             * /OLD/ BHMPNSBHM      ABUS34 KBHM
  
CIVIL EMERGENCY MESSAGE /NEW/ BHMCEMMOB      WOUS44 KMOB
                       * /OLD/ BHMCEMBHM      MMUS40 KBHM
  
LOCAL STORM REPORT      /NEW/ BHMLSRMOB      WWUS54 KMOB
                       * /OLD/ BHMLSRBHM      WWUS30 KBHM
  
INFORMATION CONCERNING THE HYDROLOGIC SERVICE AREA...HSA...
TRANSFER. 
  
ON THE TOMBIGBEE RIVER... THE ISSUANCE OF RIVER FORECASTS AND
FLOOD WARNINGS FOR DEMOPOLIS LOCK AND DAM /DLDA1/ WILL BE
TRANSFERRED FROM BIRMINGHAM TO MOBILE /TABLE 4/.
  
TABLE 4.  THE FOLLOWING ARE PRODUCTS ISSUED FOR DEMOPOLIS LOCK
AND DAM.
  
PRODUCT                       NWWS ID        WMO HEADING
  
DEMOPOLIS LOCK AND DAM /DLDA1/
RIVER FLOOD STATEMENT   /NEW/ BHMFLSMOB      WGUS82 KMOB
                       * /OLD/ BHMFLSBHM      RWUS42 KBHM
  
RIVER FLOOD WARNING     /NEW/ BHMFLWMOB      WGUS42 KMOB
                       * /OLD/ BHMFLWBHM      WRUS2 KBHM
  
RIVER STATEMENT         /NEW/ BHMRVSMOB      FGUS82 KMOB
                       * /OLD/ BHMRVSBHM      FGUS84 KBMX
  
* THESE OLD PRODUCTS WILL CONTINUE TO EXIST...BUT WILL COVER
AREAS OUTSIDE OF THE MOB COUNTY WARNING AND FORECAST AREA.
  
THE BROADCAST RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE DEMOPOLIS ALABAMA NOAA
WEATHER RADIO TRANSMITTER WILL BE TRANSFERRED FROM BHM TO MOB. 
THIS WILL NOT EFFECT HOW YOU RECEIVE YOUR WEATHER INFORMATION NOR
THE PERFORMANCE OF THE TRANSMITTER.
  
FOR HOLDERS OF WEATHER SERVICE OPERATIONS MANUAL /WSOM/ CHAPTER
C-47...COUNTY WARNING AREAS...APPENDIX A....THIS UPDATES PAGES
A-10... A-38 AND A-40.  THIS SERVICE CHANGE ALSO CHANGES WSOM
CHAPTER C-11...ZONE AND LOCAL FORECASTS...APPENDIX A...PAGE A-49.
  
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS...YOU MAY CONTACT:
  
RANDY MCKEE                             GARY PETTI
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE                 METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE                NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
8400 AIRPORT BLVD.                      465 WEATHERVANE ROAD
MOBILE AL 36608                         CALERA AL 35040
334-633-6443                            205-664-3010
  
..NOTE TO INTERNET USERS...
THIS AND ALL OTHER NWS SERVICE CHANGE NOTICES ARE POSTED ON /USE
LOWER CASE/  HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/NOTIF.HTM
  
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