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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 00-11
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
800 AM EST THU DEC 2 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 VERMONT TO BE PRODUCED BY 2
           WEATHER FORECAST OFFICES IN THE NWS EASTERN REGION...
           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 14 ZONES IN VERMONT (TABLE 1) WILL BE
TRANSFERRED TO THE WEATHER FORECAST OFFICES IN BURLINGTON (BTV) VT...
AND ALBANY (ALY) NY.
  
      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 14 ZONES USING THE NEW PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS FROM THE
BTV...AND ALY NWS OFFICES.
   
TABLE 1:  ZONES ASSUMED IN VERMONT BY 2 NWS OFFICES -----
BURLINGTON/BTV; AND...ALBANY/ALY 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/
  
ADDISON         VTZ009-  BTV       LAMOILLE       VTZ006- BTV
BENNINGTON      VTZ013-  ALB       ORANGE         VTZ010- BTV
CALEDONIA       VTZ007-  BTV       ORLEANS        VTZ003- BTV
CHITTENDEN      VTZ005-  BTV       RUTLAND        VTZ011- BTV
ESSEX           VTZ004-  BTV       WASHINGTON     VTZ008- BTV
FRANKLIN        VTZ002-  BTV       WINDHAM        VTZ014- ALB
GRAND ISLE      VTZ001-  BTV       WINDSOR        VTZ012- BTV
  
  
  
  
  
  
TABLE 2:  THE FOLLOWING PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS WILL BE USED TO
DISSEMINATE FIRE WEATHER FORECAST PRODUCTS TO THESE 14 ZONES IN
VERMONT.
  
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION                         NWWS ID    WMO ID FOR FOS
  
NORTHERN VT FIRE WEATHER FORECAST           ALBFWFBTV  FNUS51 KBTV
FIRE WEATHER WATCH AND RED FLAG WARNING     ALBRFWBTV  WWUS81 KBTV
SOUTHERN VT FIRE WEATHER FORECAST           ALBFWFALB  FNUS51 KALY
FIRE WEATHER WATCH AND RED FLAG WARNING     ALBRFWALB  WWUS81 KALY 
  
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS...PLEASE CONTACT:
  
ROBERT BELL                        EUGENE AUCIELLO
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE            METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NWS FORECAST OFFICE                NWS FORECAST OFFICE    
BURLINGTON INT'L AIRPORT           251 FULLER ROAD...B300
S. BURLINGTON...VT 05403           ALBANY...NY 12203   
PHONE: 802-862-8711                PHONE: 518-435-9571
  
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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