19991203: Fire Wx-Connecticut-ADMIN NOTICE NOUS41 KWBC (fwd)


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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 00-13
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
330 PM 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 CONNECTICUT TO BE PRODUCED BY 3
           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 12 ZONES IN CONNECTICUT (TABLE 1) WILL BE
TRANSFERRED TO THE WEATHER FORECAST OFFICES IN ALBANY NY(ALY)...NEW
YORK/UPTON NY(OKX)...AND BOSTON MA(BOX).
  
      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 12 ZONES USING THE NEW PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS FROM THE
ALY...OKX...AND BOX NWS OFFICES.
   
TABLE 1:  ZONES ASSUMED IN CONNECTICUT BY 3 NWS OFFICES -----
ALBANY/ALY; NEW YORK-UPTON/OKX; AND...BOSTON/BOX 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/
  
FAIRFIELD/N     CTZ005-  OKX       NEW HAVEN/N    CTZ006- OKX
FAIRFIELD/S     CTZ009-  OKX       NEW HAVEN/S    CTZ010- OKX
HARTFORD        CTZ002-  BOX       NEW LONDON/N   CTZ008- OKX
LITCHFIELD      CTZ001-  ALY       NEW LONDON/S   CTZ012- OKX
MIDDLESEX/N     CTZ007-  OKX       TOLLAND        CTZ003- BOX
MIDDLESEX/S     CTZ011-  OKX       WINDHAM        CTZ004- BOX
TABLE 2:  THE FOLLOWING PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS WILL BE USED TO
DISSEMINATE FIRE WEATHER FORECAST PRODUCTS TO THESE 12 ZONES IN
CONNECTICUT.
  
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION                         NWWS ID    WMO ID FOR FOS
  
NORTHWEST CT FIRE WEATHER FORECAST          ALBFWFALB  FNUS51 KALY
FIRE WEATHER WATCH AND RED FLAG WARNING     ALBRFWALB  WWUS81 KALY
SOUTHERN CT FIRE WEATHER FORECAST           NYCFWFNYC  FNUS51 KOKX
FIRE WEATHER WATCH AND RED FLAG WARNING     NYCRFWNYC  WWUS81 KOKX 
NORTHEAST CT FIRE WEATHER FORECAST          BOSFWFBOS  FNUS51 KBOX
FIRE WEATHER WATCH AND RED FLAG WARNING     BOSRFWBOS  WWUS81 KBOX
  
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS...PLEASE CONTACT:
  
ROBERT THOMPSON                    EUGENE AUCIELLO
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE            METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NWS FORECAST OFFICE                NWS FORECAST OFFICE
445 MYLES STANDISH BLVD.           251 FULLER ROAD...B300
TAUNTON...MA 02780-7328            ALBANY...NY 12203
PHONE: 508-823-1900                PHONE: 518-435-9571                     
                               
MICHAEL WYLLIE
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NWS FORECAST OFFICE
NWS-1          
175 BROOKHAVEN AVENUE
UPTON...NY 11973   
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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