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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 99-79
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
1240 PM EDT TUE SEP 21 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 KEY WEST /EYW/ WEATHER
          FORECAST OFFICE ON NOVEMBER 15 1999
 
EFFECTIVE MONDAY NOVEMBER 15 1999 AT 1200 P.M. EASTERN STANDARD
TIME /EST/...1100 A.M. CENTRAL STANDARD TIME /CST/... 1700
UNIVERSAL COORDINATED TIME /UTC/... MARINE AND PUBLIC FORECAST
AND LONG-FUSED WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY RESPONSIBILITY FOR 3 ZONES
AND 10 MARINE ZONES IN FLORIDA KEYS /TABLE 1/ WILL BE TRANSFERRED
TO THE WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE /WFO/ IN KEY WEST FLORIDA /EYW/
FROM THE MIAMI FLORIDA WFO. 
 
BECAUSE OF THESE IMPROVEMENTS... CUSTOMERS MUST TAKE APPROPRIATE
ACTION TO RECEIVE THE PRODUCTS LISTED IN TABLE 2 USING THE NEW
PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS FROM WFO EYW.
 
TABLE 1: ZONES TRANSFERRED TO FROM WFO MIA TO EYW.  UNIVERSAL
GENERIC CODES /UGC/ FOR THESE ZONES /Z/ ARE SHOWN IN THE TABLE.
 
FROM MIAMI /MIA/
 
MONROE COUNTY ZONE       UGC ZONE /Z/
UPPER KEYS               FLZ076
MIDDLE KEYS              FLZ077
LOWER KEYS               FLZ078              
 
MARINE ZONES FROM MIAMI /MIA/
 
ZONE DESCRIPTION                                  UGC ZONE /GMZ/
OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY OUT 20 NM                 GMZ052
OCEAN REEF TO CRAIG KEY 20 TO 50 NM OUT           GMZ072
FLORIDA BAY                                       GMZ031
GULF SIDE OF THE LOWER KEYS OUT 20 NM             GMZ032
CRAIG KEY TO THE WEST END OF THE 7 MILE BRIDGE
     OUT 20 NM                                    GMZ053
CRAIG KEY TO THE WEST END OF THE 7 MILE BRIDGE
     20 TO 50 NM OUT                              GMZ073
WEST END OF THE 7 MILE BRIDGE TO KEY WEST
     OUT 20 NM                                    GMZ054
WEST END OF THE 7 MILE BRIDGE TO KEY WEST
     20 TO 50 NM OUT                              GMZ074
GULF WATERS FROM KEY WEST TO 20 NM WEST OF 
     DRY TORTUGAS. NORTH 20 NM AND SOUTH 50 NM
     FROM DRY TORTUGAS                            GMZ075
GULF WATERS FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO
     CHOKOLOSKEE 20 TO 50 NM OUT                  GMZ033
OUTLOOK FROM OCEAN REEF TO DRY TORTUGAS
     OUT 50 NM INCLUDING FLORIDA BAY              GMZ095
OUTLOOK FROM KEY WEST TO 20 NM WEST OF DRY
     TORTUGAS. NORTH 20 NM AND SOUTH 50 NM
     FROM DRY TORTUGAS                            GMZ096
OUTLOOK FROM EAST CAPE SABLE TO CHOKOLOSKEE
     20 TO 50 NM OUT                              GMZ097
 
TABLE 2.  THE FOLLOWING FORECAST AND LONG-FUSED
WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY PRODUCTS WILL BE TRANSFERRED TO EYW. 
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION           NWWS ID        WMO HEADING
 
**ZONE FORECAST        /NEW/ MIAZFPEYW       FPUS52 KEYW
                   MIA /OLD/ MIAZFPFL        FPUS52 KMFL
                  
COASTAL WATERS         /NEW/ MIACWFEYW       FZUS52 KEYW
FORECAST          *MIA /OLD/ MIACWFMIA       FZUS52 KMFL    
 
FLASH FLOOD WATCH      /NEW/ MIAFFAEYW       WGUS62 KEYW
                  *MIA /OLD/ MIAFFAMIA       RWUS31 KMIA
                 
NON-PRECIPITATION      /NEW/ MIANPWEYW       WWUS72 KEYW
PRODUCTS          *MIA /OLD/ MIANPWMIA       WWUS45 KMIA 
                 
CODED CITIES           /NEW/ MIACCFEYW       FPUS42 KEYW
FORECAST          *MIA /OLD/ MIACCFMIA       FPUS42 KMFL
                 
WINTER WEATHER         /NEW/ MIAWSWEYW       WWUS42 KEYW
PRODUCTS          *MIA /OLD/ MIAWSWMIA       WWUS44 KMIA
                                        
 
* THESE OLD PRODUCTS WILL CONTINUE TO EXIST...BUT WILL COVER
AREAS OUTSIDE OF THE KEY WEST COUNTY WARNING AND FORECAST AREA.
 
** THE AFOS/AWIPS IDENTIFIER MIAZFPFL WILL CHANGE TO MIAZFPMIA. 
CUSTOMERS OF NWWS SERVICE MUST MAKE CHANGES TO RECEIVE THESE
PRODUCTS STARTING NOVEMBER 15 1999.  THE WMO HEADERS FOR THESE
PRODUCTS WILL NOT CHANGE.
 
FOR HOLDERS OF WEATHER SERVICE OPERATIONS MANUAL /WSOM/ CHAPTER
C-11...APPENDIX A /ZONE FORECAST BOUNDARIES/.... THIS UPDATES
PAGES A-47 AND A-53.  THIS ALSO CHANGES WSOM CHAPTER D-51
APPENDIX A... PAGES A-3 AND A-4.
 
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS...YOU MAY CONTACT:
 
BOBBY MCDANIEL                     KEN GRAHAM
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE            PUBLIC/MARINE METEOROLOGIST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE           NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT              SOUTHERN REGION HEADQUARTERS
3535 S ROOSEVELT RD SUITE 105      819 TAYLOR ST. RM 10A11
KEY WEST FL 33040                  FORT WORTH TX 76102
305-295-1316                       817-978-2652 EXT 107
 
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