19991130: Fire Wx-NJ-ADMIN NOTICE NOUS41 KWBC (fwd)

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NOUS41 KWBC 302045
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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
200 PM EST TUE NOV 30 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   FIRE WEATHER FORECASTS IN NEW JERSEY TO BE PRODUCED BY 2
           WEATHER FORECAST OFFICES...EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 1 2000
  
      EFFECTIVE AT 9 A.M. EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST)...1400 UNIVERSAL
TIME COORDINATED (UTC)...TUESDAY FEBRUARY 1 2000...ALL FIRE WEATHER
PROGRAM RESPONSIBILITIES FOR 26 ZONES IN NEW JERSEY (TABLE 1) WILL BE
TRANSFERRED TO THE WEATHER FORECAST OFFICES IN NEW YORK/UPTON(OKX)...
AND PHILADELPHIA (PHI) PA.
  
      PLEASE REFER TO LOCAL NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE PUBLIC
INFORMATION STATEMENTS FOR THE OFFICIAL SPECIFIC START DATE OF PRODUCT
ISSUANCES DURING THE UPCOMING FIRE WEATHER SEASON.
  
      BECAUSE OF THIS FIRE WEATHER PROGRAM TRANSFER...SUBSCRIBERS TO
THE NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE (NWWS) AND THE FAMILY OF SERVICES (FOS)
MUST TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION TO RECEIVE THE PRODUCTS LISTED IN TABLE 2
FOR THESE 26 ZONES USING THE NEW PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS FROM THE
OKX...AND  PHI NWS OFFICES.
   
TABLE 1:  ZONES ASSUMED IN NEW JERSEY BY 2 NWS OFFICES ----- NEW YORK
CITY/OKX; AND PHILADELPHIA/PHI FOR ALL FIRE WEATHER PRODUCTS. 
UNIVERSAL GENERIC CODES (UGC) FOR THESE ZONES (Z) ARE SHOWN IN THE
TABLE.
  
PARTIAL COUNTY ABBREVIATIONS /N=NORTH ETC /I=INTERIOR /C=COASTAL
                              /NE=NORTHEAST ETC
      
ZONE NAME       UGC Z    OFFICE    ZONE NAME      UGC Z   OFFICE
/BY COUNTY/                        /BY COUNTY/
  
ATLANTIC /E     NJZ025-  PHI       MIDDLESEX      NJZ012- PHI
ATLANTIC /W     NJZ022-  PHI       MONMOUTH /E    MJZ014- PHI
BERGEN          NJZ003-  OKX       MONMOUTH /W    NJZ013- PHI
BURLINGTON      NJZ019-  PHI       MORRIS         NJZ008- PHI
CAMDEN          NJZ018-  PHI       OCEAN /E       NJZ026- PHI
CAPE MAY /E     NJZ024-  PHI       OCEAN /W       NJZ020- PHI
CAPE MAY /W     NJZ023-  PHI       PASSAIC /E     NJZ004- OKX
CUMBERLAND      NJZ021-  PHI       PASSAIC /W     NJZ002- OKX
ESSEX           NJZ005-  OKX       SALEM          NJZ016- PHI
GLOUCESTER      NJZ017-  PHI       SOMERSET       NJZ010- PHI
HUDSON          NJZ006-  OKX       SUSSEX         NJZ001- PHI
HUNTERDON       NJZ009-  PHI       UNION          NJZ011- OKX
MERCER          NJZ015-  PHI       WARREN         NJZ007- PHI
  
TABLE 2:  THE FOLLOWING PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS WILL BE USED TO
DISSEMINATE FIRE WEATHER FORECAST PRODUCTS TO THESE 26 ZONES IN NEW
JERSEY.
  
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION                         NWWS ID    WMO ID FOR FOS
  
NORTHEAST NJ FIRE WEATHER FORECAST          NYCFWFNYC  FNUS51 KOKX
FIRE WEATHER WATCH AND RED FLAG WARNING     NYCRFWNYC  WWUS81 KOKX
NJ EXCEPT NORTHEAST FIRE WEATHER FORECAST   PHLFWFPHL  FNUS51 KPHI
FIRE WEATHER WATCH AND RED FLAG WARNING     PHLRFWPHL  WWUS81 KPHI 
  
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS...PLEASE CONTACT:
  
MICHAEL WYLLIE                     GARY SZATKOWSKI
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE            METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NWS FORECAST OFFICE                NWS FORECAST OFFICE
NWS-1                              732 WOODLANE ROAD
175 BROOKHAVEN AVENUE              MT. HOLLY...NJ 08060
UPTON...NY 11973                   PHONE: 609-261-6602
PHONE: 516-924-0037
  
THIS AND ALL OTHER NWS SERVICE CHANGE NOTIFICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE
ON THE URL /IN SMALL CASE LETTERS/ AT:
  
             HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/NOTIF.HTM
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