19991228: RUC problems-ADMIN NOTICE NOUS42 KWNO (fwd)

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NOUS42 KWNO 280150
SPECIAL NCEP DISCUSSION
CENTRAL OPERATIONS/NCEP/NWS/WASHINGTON DC
0145 UTC TUE DEC 28 1999

28045Z...THE 00Z ETA BEGAN ABOUT 15 MIN LATE DUE TO THE COMBO OF
LARGE VOLUMES OF EGREGIOUS DATA TO PURGE AND GOOD DATA TO HOLD
WHERE THE GUESS FIELD WAS BAD.  THEREFORE DATA QUALITY WAS ONLY FAIR
BUT WITH EXCELLENT COVERAGE.  RAOB RECAP...FWD HAD EQUIP PBLMS AND
NO DATA...CDB TO ONLY 756 MB.  JAX PURGED TOO-FAST WIND AROUND 310
MB...ALY PURGED TOO-FAST 200 MB WIND...BOTH TOP MOST WIND RPTS.  INL
PURGED TOO-FAST WINDS 220 MB UP.  YBK/71926 PURGED TOO-FAST WINDS
130 MB UP.  VBG CORR PLUS 100 M BASELINE ERROR.

AN IBM SEGMENTATION FAULT HAS CAUSED PBLMS WITH THE SFC RUCS SINCE
22Z AND A FIX OF THE FAULT IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE ANY TIME SOON.
THEREFORE SOME OR ALL OF THE SFC RUCS WILL BE UNAVBL TILL FURTHER
NOTICE.  WE REGRET ANY INCONVENIENCE THAT MIGHT CAUSE.

STOUDT/SDM/NCO/NCEP


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