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Public Information Statement


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SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 06-08
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
125 PM EST THU FEB 9 2006

TO:       FAMILY OF SERVICES /FOS/ SUBSCRIBERS...NOAA 
          WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/ SUBSCRIBERS...EMERGENCY MANAGERS 
          WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK /EMWIN/ SUBSCRIBERS... 
          NOAAPORT SUBSCRIBERS...OTHER NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE 
          /NWS/ CUSTOMERS AND PARTNERS...AND NWS EMPLOYEES

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

SUBJECT:  CHANGE TO MASS NEWS MEDIA DISSEMINATOR HEADER   
          BLOCK FOR 6 TROPICAL CYCLONE PRODUCTS... 
          EFFECTIVE MAY 15 2006

EFFECTIVE MAY 15 2006 AND IN RESPONSE TO USER FEEDBACK...THE 
TROPICAL PREDICTION CENTER/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER /NHC/ AND 
THE CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE CENTER /CPHC/ WILL APPEND A CODED 
STRING TO THE END OF THE ISSUING OFFICE LINES IN THE MASS NEWS 
DISSEMINATOR /MND/ HEADER BLOCK FOR THE FOLLOWING TEXT PRODUCTS.   

FOR THE ATLANTIC HURRICANE BASIN:
PRODUCT NAME                        AWIPS ID    WMO HEADING
TROPICAL CYCLONE PUBLIC ADVISORY    TCPAT/1-5/  WTNT/31-35/ KNHC
TROPICAL CYCLONE DISCUSSION         TCDAT/1-5/  WTNT/41-45/ KNHC
TROPICAL CYCLONE POSITION ESTIMATE  TCEAT/1-5/  WTNT/51-55/ KNHC
TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE             TCUAT/1-5/  WTNT/61-65/ KNHC
TROPICAL CYCLONE WIND PROBABILITIES PWSAT/1-5/  FONT/11-15/ KNHC
AVIATION TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVISORY  TCANT/1-5/  FKNT/21-25/ KNHC

FOR THE EASTERN PACIFIC HURRICANE BASIN:
PRODUCT NAME                        AWIPS ID    WMO HEADING
TROPICAL CYCLONE PUBLIC ADVISORY    TCPEP/1-5/  WTPZ/31-35/ KNHC
TROPICAL CYCLONE DISCUSSION         TCDEP/1-5/  WTPZ/41-45/ KNHC
TROPICAL CYCLONE POSITION ESTIMATE  TCEEP/1-5/  WTPZ/51-55/ KNHC
TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE             TCUEP/1-5/  WTPZ/61-65/ KNHC
TROPICAL CYCLONE WIND PROBABILITIES PWSEP/1-5/  FOPZ/11-15/ KNHC
AVIATION TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVISORY  TCAPZ/1-5/  FKPZ/21-25/ KNHC

FOR THE CENTRAL PACIFIC HURRICANE BASIN:
PRODUCT NAME                        AWIPS ID    WMO HEADING
TROPICAL CYCLONE PUBLIC ADVISORY    TCPCP/1-5/  WTPA/31-35/ PHFO
TROPICAL CYCLONE DISCUSSION         TCDCP/1-5/  WTPA/41-45/ PHFO
TROPICAL CYCLONE POSITION ESTIMATE  TCECP/1-5/  WTPA/51-55/ PHFO
TROPICAL CYCLONE UPDATE             TCUCP/1-5/  WTPA/61-65/ PHFO
TROPICAL CYCLONE WIND PROBABILITIES PWSCP/1-5/  FOPA/11-15/ PHFO
AVIATION TROPICAL CYCLONE ADVISORY  TCAPA/1-5/  FKPA/21-25/ PHFO

AN EXAMPLE OF THE CODED STRING IS PROVIDED FOR THE MND HEADER 
BLOCK OF THE PUBLIC ADVISORY PRODUCT:

TROPICAL STORM DENNIS PUBLIC ADVISORY NUMBER   5
NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   AL042005
11PM EDT TUE JUL 05 2005

THE CODED STRING FORMAT FOLLOWS AND ADHERES TO THE FORMAT ALREADY 
USED IN SEVERAL OTHER NHC AND CPHC TEXT PRODUCTS:

NWS TPC/NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL   BSNOYR

WHERE:    /BS/ IS THE BASIN 
               AT...ATLANTIC  
               EP...EASTERN PACIFIC
               CP...CENTRAL PACIFIC
WHERE:    /NO/ IS THE TROPICAL CYCLONE NUMBER 01...99
WHERE:    /YR/ IS FOUR DIGITS OF THE YEAR

NOTE...THERE ARE NO CHANGES TO WMO HEADINGS OR AWIPS IDENTIFIERS
AND NO ACTIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR CONTINUED RECEIPT OF THESE 
PRODUCTS FROM NHC AND CPHC.     
                           
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS...PLEASE CONTACT

     MR. SCOTT KISER
     NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
     MARINE AND COASTAL SERVICES BRANCH
     1325 EAST WEST HWY ROOM 13126
     SILVER SPRING MARYLAND 20910
     PHONE:  301-713-1677 EXTENSION 121

THIS NOTICE AND OTHER SERVICE CHANGE NOTICES CAN BE FOUND ONLINE 
AT /USE LOWER CASE LETTERS/:

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

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