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National Hurricane Center Official Name Change


The National Hurricane Center has officially changed its name from Tropical Prediction Center to National Hurricane Center. Although the name change took effect during 2010, NHC products will not reflect the new name until January 10, 2011 at 1200 UTC (7AM EST).

View official Service Change Notice  – View Examples

Below is a table showing the affected text products. A PDF document is also available for download.

Tropical Cyclone Public Advisories

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIATCPAT1-5       WTNT31-35 KNHC
MIATCPEP1-5       WTPZ31-35 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL BBCCYYYY
Tropical Cyclone Forecasts/ Advisories

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIATCMAT1-5       WTNT21-25 KNHC
MIATCMEP1-5       WTPZ21-25 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL BBCCYYYY
Tropical Cyclone Discussions

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIATCDAT1-5       WTNT41-45 KNHC
MIATCDEP1-5       WTPZ41-45 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL BBCCYYYY
Tropical Cyclone Position Estimates

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIATCEAT1-5       WTNT51-55 KNHC
MIATCEEP1-5       WTPZ51-55 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL BBCCYYYY
Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Speed Probabilities

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIAPWSAT1-5       FONT11-15 KNHC
MIAPWSEP1-5       FOPZ11-15 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL BBCCYYYY
Tropical Cyclone Valid Time Event Code (VTEC)

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIATCVAT1-5       WTNT81-85 KNHC
MIATCVEP1-5       WTPZ81-85 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL BBCCYYYY
Tropical Cyclone ICAO (Aviation) Advisory

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIATCANT1-5       FKNT21-25 KNHC
MIATCAPZ1-5       FKPZ21-25 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL BBCCYYYY
Tropical Cyclone Update

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIATCUAT1-5       WTNT61-65 KNHC
MIATCUEP1-5       WTPZ61-65 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL BBCCYYYY
Monthly Tropical Weather Summary

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIATWSAT          ABNT30 KNHC
MIATWSEP          ABPZ30 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
Tropical Cyclone Public Advisories

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIATCPAT1-5       WTNT31-35 KNHC
MIATCPEP1-5       WTPZ31-35 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
Atlantic, East Pacific, and Southeast Pacific High Seas Forecasts

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIAHSFAT2         FZNT02 KNHC
MIAHSFEP2         FZPN03 KNHC
MIAHSFEP3         FZPN04 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
Caribbean/SW North Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Offshore Waters Forecasts

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIAOFFNT3         FZNT23 KNHC
MIAOFFNT4         FZNT24 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
NAVTEX for Offshore Waters Forecasts

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIAOFFN04         FZNT25 KNHC
MIAOFFN05         FZNT26 KNHC
MIAOFFN06         FZNT27 KNHC

Note: NAVTEX is created from Offshore Waters
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
Pan American Temperature Table

AWIPS Header      WMO Header
MIATPTPAN         SXCA01 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
Atlantic and East Pacific Tropical Weather Discussion

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIATWDAT          AXNT20 KNHC
MIATWDEP          AXPZ20 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
Marine Interpretation Message

AWIPS Header      WMO Header
MIAMIMATS         AGXX40 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
Satellite Tropical Disturbance Rainfall Estimates

AWIPS Headers     WMO Headers
MIASTDECA         TCCA21 KNHC
MIASTDCCA         TCCA22 KNHC
MIASTDWCA         TCCA23 KNHC
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL


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