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Public Information Statement


NOUS41 KWBC 091430
PNSWSH

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...COMMENT REQUEST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
1030 AM EDT WED APR 9 2008

TO:        SUBSCRIBERS:
           -FAMILY OF SERVICES
           -NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE
           -EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK 
           OTHER NWS PARTNERS...USERS AND EMPLOYEES

FROM:      THERESE Z. PIERCE
           CHIEF...MARINE AND COASTAL SERVICES BRANCH

SUBJECT:   SOLICITING COMMENTS FOR EXPERIMENTAL TROPICAL 
           CYCLONE WIND FIELD GRAPHIC THROUGH NOVEMBER 30 2008 

BEGINNING MAY 15 2008 AND CONTINUING THROUGH NOVEMBER 30 2008
... NWS IS SEEKING USER FEEDBACK ON AN EXPERIMENTAL TROPICAL 
CYCLONE WIND FIELD GRAPHIC. 

THIS PRODUCT WILL BE PRODUCED WITH EACH FULL ADVISORY PACKAGE FOR 
TROPICAL AND SUBTROPICAL CYCLONES IN THE ATLANTIC AND EASTERN 
PACIFIC HURRICANE BASINS. THIS GRAPHIC ILLUSTRATES THE AREAS 
POTENTIALLY BEING AFFECTED BY TROPICAL CYCLONE SUSTAINED WINDS OF 
VARYING FORCE.  

IN ADDITION TO THE WIND FIELD THE GRAPHIC SHOWS AN APPROXIMATE 
REPRESENTATION OF COASTAL AREAS UNDER A HURRICANE WARNING... 
HURRICANE WATCH...TROPICAL STORM WARNING AND TROPICAL STORM 
WATCH. A WHITE DOT INDICATES THE CURRENT POSITION OF THE CENTER 
OF THE TROPICAL CYCLONE AND THE DASHED BLACK LINE SHOWS THE 
HISTORY OF THE CENTER OF THE TROPICAL CYCLONE. 

DURING PERIODS OF ACTIVE STORMS THE PRODUCT WILL BE ONLINE AT: 
/USE LOWER CASE LETTERS/:
       
  HTTP://WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV/

A COMPREHENSIVE DESCRIPTION AND EXAMPLE IS POSTED AT:  
/USE LOWER CASE LETTERS/:

  HTTP://WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV/ABOUTNHCGRAPHICS.SHTML#INITIALWIND

USERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PROVIDE FEEDBACK ON THIS EXPERIMENTAL 
PRODUCT BY USING THE BRIEF SURVEY AND COMMENT FORM AVAILABLE AT 
/USE LOWER CASE LETTERS/:

  HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=TWFG

A LINK TO ALL NHC EXPERIMENTAL PRODUCTS IS ALSO PROVIDED AT  
/USE LOWER CASE LETTERS/:

  HTTP://WWW.NHC.NOAA.GOV/ABOUTEXPERIMENTAL.SHTML

IF YOU HAVE COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS...PLEASE CONTACT: 

       SCOTT KISER
       NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
       MARINE AND COASTAL SERVICES BRANCH
       1325 EAST WEST HWY ROOM 13126
       SILVER SPRING MARYLAND 20910
       E-MAIL: SCOTT.KISER@NOAA.GOV
       PHONE: 301-713-1677 x121 

NWS PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENTS ARE ONLINE AT /USE LOWER CASE/:

  HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/NOTIF.HTM

$$
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