Skip Navigation Links weather.gov   
NOAA logo - Click to go to the NOAA homepage National Weather Service   NWS logo - Click to go to the NWS homepage
National Hurricane Center
Local forecast by
"City, St" or "ZIP"

 
Alternate Formats
   Text     |   Mobile
   Email   |   RSS XML/RSS logo
   About Alternates
Cyclone Forecasts
   Latest Advisory
   Past Advisories
   Audio/Podcasts
   About Advisories
Marine Forecasts
   Atlantic & E Pacific
   Gridded Marine
   About Marine
Tools & Data
   Satellite | Radar
   Analysis Tools
   Aircraft Recon
   GIS Datasets
   Data Archive
Development
   Experimental
   Research
   Forecast Accuracy
Outreach & Education
   Prepare
   Storm Surge
   About Cyclones
   Cyclone Names
   Wind Scale
   Most Extreme
   Forecast Models
   Breakpoints
   Resources
   Glossary | Acronyms
   Frequent Questions
Our Organization
   About NHC
   Mission & Vision
   Staff | Q&A
   Visitors | Virtual Tour
   Library Branch
   NCEP | Newsletter
Contact Us
   Comments
Follow the National Hurricane Center on Facebook Follow the National Hurricane Center on Twitter
Subscribe the National Hurricane Center on YouTube Read the National Hurricane Center Inside the Eye blog on WordPress
FirstGov.gov is the U.S. Government's official Web portal to all Federal, state and local government Web resources and services.
 
 

Public Information Statement


000
NOUS41 KWBC 011115
PNSWSH

Service Change Notice 10-41
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington, DC
715 AM EDT Fri Oct 1 2010

TO:        Subscribers:
           -Family of Services
           -NOAA Weather Wire Service
           -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
           -NOAAPORT
           Other NWS Partners and NWS Employees

From:      Therese Z. Pierce
           Chief, Marine and Coastal Services Branch

Subject:   Change to official name of issuing office in
           products from the National Hurricane Center:
           effective January 10, 2011

The NWS Tropical Prediction Center (TPC) has officially changed
its name to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). Effective On
January 10, 2011, at 1200 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) this
will be reflected in the Issuing Office Line of the Mass News
Disseminator Header Block.

The following change to the Issuing Office Line for text
products will occur:

   Current Issuing Office Line:
   NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

   Issuing Office Line effective January 10, 2011 at 1200 UTC:
   NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL

   Products associated with a specific tropical cyclone will
   continue to be appended at the end of the Issuing Office Line
   with BBCCYYYY

   Where BB is AL (North Atlantic) or EP (East Pacific)
   CC is the cyclone number (01, 02, 03, 49)
   YYYY is the 4 digit year the tropical cyclone formed

A list of text products affected by the name change is
online at:

  http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/nhc_name_change.php?large

References to TPC in any graphical products issued by the
National Hurricane Center, Hydrometeorological Prediction
Center, Ocean Prediction Center, and the Weather Forecast Office
Honolulu will also change from TPC to NHC.

There will be no changes to AWIPS identifiers and WMO product
headings.

If you have questions about this change, please contact:

  John Kuhn
  National Weather Service
  Marine and Coastal Services Branch
  1325 East West Highway
  Silver Spring, MD 20910
  301-713-1677 Ext. 121
  John.F.Kuhn@noaa.gov

National Service Change Notices are available online at:

  http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/notif.htm

$$


Quick Navigation Links:
Tropical Cyclone Forecasts  -  Tropical Marine Forecasts  -  Data Archive
Outreach  -  Prepare  -  About Cyclones  -  About NHC  -  Contact Us

NOAA/ National Weather Service
National Centers for Environmental Prediction
National Hurricane Center
11691 SW 17th Street
Miami, Florida 33165 USA
nhcwebmaster@noaa.gov
Disclaimer
Credits
Information Quality
Glossary
Privacy Policy
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
About Us
Career Opportunities
Page last modified: Tuesday, 01-Feb-2011 19:56:06 UTC