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Strong Storm Moving Through the East; Major Weather Impacts in Hawaii and Alaska

A strengthening storm will bring high winds and snow to the Great Lakes and Northeast U.S. today. Scattered severe thunderstorms are likely into this afternoon across the ArkLaMiss vicinity. Heavy rain from a Kona Low may bring catastrophic flooding, gusty winds, and high surf to Hawaii into Tuesday. A major winter storm is impacting western Alaska with heavy snow and strong winds through today. Read More >

RTH Washington Data Ingest:


The US NWS maintains Internet based services which allow designated meteorological data providers the capability to input weather bulletins to the National Weather Service Telecommunication Gateway (NWSTG) - also known as the Regional Telecommunication Hub (RTH).  A description of these services is provided at the following:

- NWS Web Bulletin Input Form
- FTP Input Service
- eMail Data Input System (EDIS)

 

 

ISCS

The US National Weather Service "International Services and Communication Systems" (ISCS) activity is a collective group of message dissemination systems used to provide weather, water and climate information to segments of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) International community as described in WMO document No. 386 - Manual on the Global Telecommunication System. The ISCS systems provide service to WMO Regional Association IV (RA-IV) and are managed by the US National Weather Service (NWS) Dissemination Systems Branch (W/DISS/DSB); they include:

  • GTS Internet File Service (GIFS)
  • GeoNetCast - Americas (GNC-A)
  • Emergency Managers Weather Information Network (EMWIN)
     

ISCS systems are an integral part of the RA-IV Regional Meteorological Telecommunications Network (RMTN), which focuses on the timely collection and delivery of both time-critical and routine watches, warnings, observations and forecasts.

Additional telecommunication systems are identified as part of the RA-IV RMTN which supplement the capabilities of the ISCS systems for the exchange of messages. These other systems include:

  • NWSTG FTPS Ingest Server [RTH Washington System]
  • Email Data Input Service (EDIS) [RTH Washington System]
  • WAFS Internet File Service (WIFS) receive service [WAFC Washington System (FAA/ICAO)]
     
 
 

 

ISCS Notification

12/03/2021 ISCS-0222

Delete invalid FTCA products (KWBC)
11/03/2021 ISCS-0221

Add airport weather warning for Anchorage International Airport, AK (PANC)
 
09/28/2021

GOES-13/14/15/16/17
Fall 2021 Solar RFI
predicted times are now available.

View details here
 

05/25/2021 ISCS-0220

Correct Climate products for MDH and POF for WFO PAH.
 
05/14/2021 ISCS-0219

Add and Delete climate products for WFO San Diego
 


ISCS Network

SSL-VPN Email Data Input Service (EDIS) Aviation Weather (WIFS) GeoNetCast Americas (GNC-A) EMWIN Antigua Bahamas Barbados Belize Costa Rica Curacao El Salvador Jamaica St. Lucia Trinidad GTS Internet File Service (GIFS) AWC Kansas City Guyana