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Public Information Statement

NOUS41 KWBC 232004
Public Information Statement: Comment Request
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
1105 AM EDT Fri Sep 23 2011
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 Satellite    
           Rainfall Quantitative Precipitation Estimates (QPE)
           through November 30, 2012
The NWS Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch (TAFB) is seeking user feedback 
on its experimental Satellite Rainfall QPE through November 30, 2012.
TAFB is providing experimental, event-driven Satellite Rainfall QPE and 
model-derived Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts (QPF) for tropical cyclones 
and tropical disturbances affecting areas in the National Hurricane Center and 
Central Pacific Hurricane Center areas of responsibility.
These experimental rainfall QPE and QPF products are event driven and are 
available 4 times a day at 0400, 1000, 1600, and 2200 UTC. The products are 
online at:
A comprehensive description of the Satellite based QPE product is online at:   
Please provide feedback on this experimental product by using the brief survey 
and comment form online at:
A link to all NHC experimental products is also provided at:
If you have comments or questions please contact:
Hugh Cobb
Chief, Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch
National Hurricane Center
National NWS Public Information Statements are online at: