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Significant Severe Weather Outbreak Likely Today

A significant severe thunderstorm outbreak is likely for portions of the Midwest this afternoon and evening, especially from eastern Iowa into northern and central Illinois. The threats include tornadoes, a few which may be significant, large to very large hail, and damaging winds. A powerful system near the Central Plains will lift north and clash with a warm and humid air mass over the region. Read More >

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Data Management Notices
 

The NWS Telecommunication Operations Center (TOC) is responsible for implementing changes to products communicated to and from the NWS Telecommunication Gateway (NWSTG). This may include changes in product identification, availability, and/or routing. Change notices are provided on the NWSTG system via the NOxx series of products. Other notices concerning Data Management issues are also included here.

Comms ID References

These references list the defined entries for the various parts of NWS Communication Identifiers including the WMO heading and AWIPS Identifier.

WMO Update

From 1 November 2013 AvXML format should be given the data designators starting with T1=L as specified in the amended Manual on Codes. Make the following changes to Attachment II-5 to WMO-No. 386 the Manual on the Global Telecommunication System.

TOC File Server Reference

This file reference lists the current files available on tgftp. Also includes the Directory and File Naming Standards and MDL(TDL) to tgftp or ptgftp File Reference.

New OSCAR Portal

Creation of new WMO Metadata records for OSCAR portal.

Update Existing New OSCAR Portal

Updating station information for WMO Metadata records for OSCAR portal.

NCEP Production Status

Current status of the NCEP Production Suite.

Critical Weather Day

Critical Weather Day has been Declared.