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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 00-14
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
340 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 DELAWARE TO BE PRODUCED BY 1
           WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE 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 4 ZONES IN DELAWARE (TABLE 1) WILL BE
TRANSFERRED TO THE WEATHER FORECAST OFFICE PHILADELPHIA (PHI) NJ.
  
      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 4 ZONES USING THE NEW PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS FROM THE PHI NWS
OFFICE.
   
TABLE 1:  ZONES IN DELAWARE HANDLED BY THE NWS PHILADELPHIA OFFICE FOR
ALL FIRE WEATHER PRODUCTS.  UNIVERSAL GENERIC CODES (UGC) FOR THESE
ZONES (Z) ARE SHOWN IN THE TABLE.
      
ZONE NAME         UGC Z    OFFICE   ZONE NAME      UGC Z    OFFICE
/BY COUNTY/                         /BY COUNTY/
  
DELAWARE BEACHES  DEZ004-  PHI      KENT           DEZ002-  PHI
INLAND SUSSEX     DEZ003-  PHI      NEW CASTLE     DEZ001-  PHI
TABLE 2:  THE FOLLOWING PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS WILL BE USED TO
DISSEMINATE FIRE WEATHER FORECAST PRODUCTS TO THESE 4 ZONES IN
DELAWARE.
  
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION                      NWWS ID    WMO ID FOR FOS
  
DELAWARE                                 PHLFWFPHL  FNUS51 KPHI
FIRE WEATHER WATCH AND RED FLAG WARNING  PHLRFWPHL  WWUS81 KPHI
  
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS...PLEASE CONTACT:
  
GARY SZATKOWSKI
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE
NWS FORECAST OFFICE
732 WOODLANE ROAD
MT. HOLLY...NJ 08060
PHONE: 609-261-6602
  
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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