19991128L Zone chgs- GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG ADMIN NOTICE NOUS41 KWBC (fwd)

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 00-03
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
330 PM EST MON NOV 29 1999
  
TO        FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA WEATHER
           WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL
           WEATHER SERVICE /NWS/ CUSTOMERS..NWS EMPLOYEES
  
FROM      THERESE Z. PIERCE...CHIEF...HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL SERVICES
  
SUBJECT   ZONE NAME CHANGES IN THE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG /GSP/
           SOUTH CAROLINA WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE...EFFECTIVE 
           JANUARY 3 2000.
  
ON MONDAY JANUARY 3 2000 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN 
GREENVILLE/SPARTANBURG /GSP/ SOUTH CAROLINA WILL MAKE A MINOR 
CHANGE IN ITS ZONE FORECAST PRODUCT.  BEGINNING WITH THE 400 AM EST
/0900 UTC/ ISSUANCE...SIX ZONES WILL BE RENAMED.
  
THE CHANGES INCLUDE:
  
ZONE NUMBER         OLD ZONE NAME               NEW ZONE NAME
  
SCZ001              NORTHERN OCONEE             OCONEE MOUNTAINS
SCZ002              NORTHERN PICKENS            PICKENS MOUNTAINS
SCZ003              NORTHERN GREENVILLE         GREENVILLE MOUNTAINS
SCZ004              SOUTHERN OCONEE             GREATER OCONEE
SCZ005              SOUTHERN PICKENS            GREATER PICKENS
SCZ006              SOUTHERN GREENVILLE         GREATER GREENVILLE
  
      THE NORTHERN ZONES WERE ORIGINALLY ESTABLISHED TO PROVIDE
FORECASTS FOR THE MOUNTAINS GENERALLY NORTH OF SOUTH CAROLINA HIGHWAY
11.  THIS NEW WORDING IS MORE REPRESENTATIVE OF THESE AREAS.
  
      NO COMMUNICATIONS CHANGES ARE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE THE
GREENVILLE/SPARTANBURG ZONE FORECAST PRODUCT.  NWWS AND FAMILY OF
SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS SHOULD USE THE SAME CODES AS THEY HAVE IN THE
PAST.  ONLY THE ZONE NAMES HAVE BEEN CHANGED.
  
      FOR HOLDERS OF WEATHER SERVICE OPERATIONS MANUAL CHAPTER
C-11...APPENDIX A /ZONE FORECAST AREA MAPS/... THIS NOTICE UPDATES
PAGE A-38.  
  
      THIS NOTICE AND OTHER SERVICE CHANGE NOTICES ARE ON THE INTERNET
AT /LOWER CASE/
  
  
               WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/NOTIF.HTM
  
      IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS...PLEASE CONTACT:
  
      VINCE DICARLO            
      WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST          
      NWS FORECAST OFFICE...NOAA        
      GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG AIRPORT              
      1549 GSP DRIVE                         
      GREER SC 29651                  
      PHONE 864-848-9970 EXTENSION 223
  
  
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