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Service Change Notice


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SERVICE CHANGE NOTICE 08-21
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HEADQUARTERS WASHINGTON DC
1020 AM EDT DAY MAR 18 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:        CHANGE TO THE ISSUANCE TIMES FOR THE EASTERN PACIFIC 
                AND ATLANTIC TEXT TROPICAL WEATHER OUTLOOK /TWO/ 
                PRODUCTS: EFFECTIVE MAY 15 2008 AND JUNE 1 2008...
                RESPECTIVELY

REFER TO:       PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT TRANSMITTED MAR 18 2008 
                FOR EXPERIMENTAL GRAPHICAL TWO PRODUCT

BEGINNING MAY 15 2008 FOR THE EASTERN PACIFIC HURRICANE 
BASIN...AND BEGINNING JUNE 1 2008 FOR THE ATLANTIC HURRICANE 
BASIN...IN RESPONSE TO USER FEEDBACK AND IN COORDINATION WITH THE 
SCHEDULE FOR OTHER NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER PRODUCTS...THE 
ISSUANCE TIMES FOR THE TEXT TWO WILL CHANGE AS FOLLOWS.
 
1. FOR THE EASTERN PACIFIC BASIN...THE CURRENT TWO ISSUANCE TIMES 
ARE 0400/1000/1600/AND 2200 PACIFIC LOCAL TIME.  EFFECTIVE MAY 15 
2008 THE NEW ISSUANCE TIMES WILL BE 0500/1100/1700/AND 2300 
PACIFIC DAYLIGHT TIME...WHICH CORRESPONDS TO 0400/1000/1600 AND 
2200 PACIFIC STANDARD TIME...OR 0000/0600/1200 AND 1800 
COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME /UTC/. 

2. FOR THE ATLANTIC BASIN...THE CURRENT TWO ISSUANCE TIMES ARE 
0530/1130/1730/AND 2230 EASTERN LOCAL TIME. EFFECTIVE JUNE 1 2008   
THE NEW ISSUANCE TIMES WILL BE 0200/0800/1400 AND 2000 EASTERN 
DAYLIGHT TIME...WHICH CORRESPONDS TO 0100/0700/1300 AND 1900 
EASTERN STANDARD TIME...OR 0000/0600/1200 AND 1800 UTC.

THERE WILL BE NO CHANGE TO THE PRODUCT CONTENT.

IF YOU HAVE 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 EXTENSION 121

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

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

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