Change Log: Text Notices, 2000

September 20, 2000

NOUS40KWBC 191420
FOS/NOAAPORT NOTICE NO. 1790    AUGUST 19... 2000

ATTENTION    FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS/NOAAPORT USERS

SUBJECT   NOTICE OF INTENT TO CHANGE AVN MOS GUIDANCE

EFFECTIVE WITH THE 1200 UTC FORECAST CYCLE ON
SEPTEMBER 19... 2000 GUIDANCE FOR THE PROBABILITY OF
THUNDERSTORMS... THE CONDITIONAL PROBABILITY OF SEVERE
THUNDERSTORMS... AND THE PROBABILITY OF PRECIPITATION
/POP/ WILL BE ADDED TO THE NEW AVN MOS MESSAGES.  THESE
MESSAGES ARE IDENTIFIED WITH WMO HEADERS FOPA20...
FOUS21-FOUS26... AND FOAK37-FOAK39... AND ARE STORED AS MAV
PRODUCTS IN THE AWIPS TEXT DATA BASE.  PROBABILITIES FOR BOTH
6- AND 12-H PERIODS WILL BE DISPLAYED ON THE MESSAGES.  FOR THE
POP... THE 6-H PROBABILITIES WILL BE VALID EVERY 6 HOURS FROM
6-12... 12-18... AND 66-72 HOURS AFTER 0000 OR 1200 UTC.  THESE
PROBABILITIES ARE GIVEN ON THE LINE LABELED  P06.   EXCEPT FOR
THE HAWAII STATIONS GIVEN IN THE FOPA20 MESSAGE... THE POP FOR
12-H PERIODS WILL BE VALID EVERY 12 HOURS FROM 12-24... 24-36....
AND 60-72 HOURS AFTER 0000 OR 1200 UTC.  FOR THE HAWAIIAN SITES
THE 12-H POPS ARE VALID FROM 6-18... 18-30 ... AND 54-66 HOURS
AFTER 0000 OR 1200 UTC. ALL THE 12-H POP FORECASTS ARE DISPLAYED
ON THE LINE LABELED  P12.

BECAUSE OF THE DATABASE USED IN DEVELOPMENT...  THE
THUNDERSTORM AND SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PROBABILITIES ARE
AVAILABLE ONLY FOR STATIONS IN THE CONTIGUOUS U.S.  AS WITH
POP... THUNDERSTORM PROBABILITIES AND CONDITIONAL /UPON
THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRING/ SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PROBABILITIES
ARE VALID FOR 6-H PERIODS FROM 6-12... 12-18... AND 66-72 HOURS
AFTER 0000 AND 1200 UTC.  THE GUIDANCE FOR THE 6-H PERIODS IS
AVAILABLE ON THE LINE LABELED  T06  ...WITH THE THUNDERSTORM
PROBABILITY TO THE LEFT OF THE SLASH... AND THE SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM PROBABILITY FOR THE SAME PERIOD TO THE RIGHT
OF THE SLASH.  THUNDERSTORM PROBABILITIES AND CONDITIONAL
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PROBABILITIES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE FOR
12-H PERIODS FROM 6-18.. 18-30.. 30-42.. 42-54..AND 54-66 HOURS
AFTER 0000 AND 1200 UTC.  THE GUIDANCE FOR THE 12-H PERIODS IS
SHOWN ON THE LINE LABELED  T12...  WITH THE THUNDERSTORM
PROBABILITY TO THE LEFT OF THE SLASH... AND THE SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM  PROBABILITY FOR THE SAME PERIOD TO THE
RIGHT OF THE SLASH.

MORE DETAILS ON THE NEW GUIDANCE MAY BE FOUND AT THE
FOLLOWING

HTTP//WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/TDL/SYNOP/MOS2000.HTM
HTTP//WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OM/TPB/463.PDF
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July 19, 2000

NOUS40KWBC 251611
     FOS/NOAAPORT NOTICE NO. 1751     JULY 25... 2000
     
     ATTENTION  FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS/NOAAPORT USERS
     
     SUBJECT  CHANGE MRF MOS GUIDANCE
     
     EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY... GUIDANCE FOR THE PROBABILITY OF 
     PRECIPITATION AND FOR QUANTITATIVE PRECIPITATION AMOUNT 
     WILL BE ADDED TO THE NEW MRF MOS MESSAGES.  THESE MESSAGES
     ARE IDENTIFIED WITH WMO HEADERS FEPA20... FEUS21-FEUS36... AND 
     FEAK37-FEAK39... AND ARE STORED AS MEX PRODUCTS IN THE AWIPS 
     TEXT DATA BASE.  THE PROBABILITY OF PRECIPITATION GUIDANCE 
     PROVIDES FORECASTS OF THE PROBABILITY OF PRECIPITATION 
     EQUALING OR EXCEEDING 0.01 INCHES OF LIQUID-EQUIVALENT
     AMOUNT IN A 12- OR 24-H PERIOD.  EXCEPT FOR THE STATIONS IN 
     THE FEPA20 MESSAGE... THE 12-H PROBABILITIES LABELED AS P12
     ARE VALID FOR PERIODS OF 12-24... 24-36... 36-48... AND 180-192 
     HOURS AFTER 0000 UTC.  FOR THE FEPA20 SITES... THE 12-H 
     PROBABILITIES ARE VALID FOR PERIODS OF 18-30... 30-42... 42-54 
     AND 186-198 HOURS AFTER 0000 UTC.  THE 24-H PROBABILITIES FOR 
     ALL SITES ARE LABELED AS P24 AND ARE VALID 24-48... 48-72... 
     72-96... AND 168-192 HOURS AFTER 0000 UTC.  THE QUANTITATIVE 
     PRECIPITATION AMOUNT GUIDANCE LABELED AS Q12 AND Q24... 
     RESPECTIVELY... FOR THE 12- AND 24-H PERIODS... PROVIDES 
     CATEGORICAL FORECASTS OF PRECIPITATION AMOUNT CATEGORIES
     FOR THE SAME PROJECTIONS AS THE PRECIPITATION PROBABILITY... 
     EXCEPT THAT THE LAST FORECAST PERIOD FOR PRECIPITATION 
     AMOUNT ENDS AT 156 HOURS AFTER 0000 UTC.  THE CATEGORICAL 
     DEFINITIONS ARE AS FOLLOWS 0 - NO PRECIPITATION... 1- 0.01
     TO 0.09 INCHES... 2 - 0.10 TO 0.24 INCHES.. 3 - 0.25 TO 0.49 4 - 
     INCHES...
     0.50 TO 0.99 INCHES... 5 - 1.00 TO 1.99 INCHES... AND 6 - 2.00 
     INCHES OR GREATER.  MORE DETAILS ON THE NEW GUIDANCE MAY BE 
     FOUND AT THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS
     
     HTTP//WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/TDL/SYNOP/MOS2000.HTM 
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July 18, 2000

NOUS40KWBC 131425
     FOS/NOAAPORT NOTICE NO. 1742   JULY 13... 2000
     
     ATTENTION    FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS/NOAAPORT USERS
     
     SUBJECT  NOTICE OF INTENT TO CHANGE AVN MOS GUIDANCE
     
     EFFECTIVE WITH THE 1200 UTC FORECAST CYCLE ON JULY 18...2000... 
     GUIDANCE FOR CEILING HEIGHT AND TOTAL SKY COVER WILL BE
     ADDED TO THE NEW AVN MOS MESSAGES.  THESE MESSAGES ARE 
     IDENTIFIED WITH WMO HEADERS FOPA20... FOUS21-FOUS26... AND 
     FOAK37-FOAK39... AND ARE STORED AS MAV PRODUCTS IN THE AWIPS 
     TEXT DATA BASE.  THE CEILING HEIGHT AND TOTAL SKY COVER 
     GUIDANCE PROVIDE FORECASTS OF CATEGORIES OF CEILING HEIGHT 
     AND SKY COVER VALID EVERY 3 HOURS FROM 6 TO 60 HOURS AFTER 
     0000 OR 1200 UTC AND AT THE 66- AND 72-H PROJECTIONS.  THE 
     CATEGORICAL DEFINITIONS FOR CEILING HEIGHT ARE AS FOLLOWS
     1 - LESS THAN 200 FT... 2 - 200 TO 400 FT... 3 - 500 TO 900 
     FT... 4 -1000 TO 3000 FT...
     5 - 3100 TO 6500 FT... 6 -  6600 TO 12000 FT... AND 7 - GREATER 
     THAN 12000 FT OR UNLIMITED.  THE CATEGORICAL DEFINITIONS FOR 
     TOTAL SKY COVER ARE AS FOLLOWS  CL - CLEAR... SC - GREATER
     THAN 0 TO 4 OCTAS OF TOTAL SKY COVER... BK - GREATER THAN 4
     TO LESS THAN 8 OCTAS OF TOTAL SKY COVER... AND OV - 8 OCTAS OF 
     TOTAL SKY COVER.  MORE DETAILS ON THE NEW GUIDANCE MAY BE 
     FOUND AT THE FOLLOWING

                  HTTP/COLON//WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/TDL/SYNOP/MOS2000.HTM

     AT THE SAME TIME... EQUATIONS TO PREDICT THE CONDITIONAL 
     PROBABILITY OF PRECIPITATION TYPE /FREEZING... FROZEN... OR 
     LIQUID/ WILL ALSO BE IMPLEMENTED.  GUIDANCE FOR PRECIPITATION 
     TYPE WILL NOT BE DISPLAYED ON THE MESSAGE UNTIL SEPTEMBER 1. 
     PRIOR TO THAT DATE... ANOTHER NOTICE WILL BE ISSUED WITH 
     APPROPRIATE DETAILS.
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May 31, 2000

NOUS40KWBC 011250
     FOS/NOAAPORT NOTICE NO. 1679     MAY 1... 2000
     
     ATTENTION  FAMILY OF SERVICES SUBSCRIBERS/NOAAPORT USERS
     
     SUBJECT  NEW MRF-BASED MOS GUIDANCE PRODUCTS
     
     EFFECTIVE DATE  MAY 30... 2000
     
     /DRG2502/
     
     ON THE ABOVE EFFECTIVE DATE THE FOLLOWING NEW MRF-BASED 
     MOS GUIDANCE PRODUCTS WILL BE ADDED TO THE FOS/NOAAPORT 
     DATASTREAM. THE MRF-BASED MOS GUIDANCE WILL GO OUT TO 192 HOURS 
     FOR TEMPERATURE... DEWPOINT... AND MAX/MIN TEMP FOR OVER 
     1000 SITES.  MORE ELEMENTS WILL BE ADDED OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS.
     
     AWIPS ID    WMO HEADING
     MEXPA0      FEPA20 KWNO
     MEXNE1      FEUS21 KWNO
     MEXSE1      FEUS22 KWNO
     MEXNC1      FEUS23 KWNO
     MEXSC1      FEUS24 KWNO
     MEXRM1      FEUS25 KWNO
     MEXWC0      FEUS26 KWNO
     MEXAJK      FEAK37 KWNO
     MEXAFC      FEAK38 KWNO
     MEXAFG      FEAK39 KWNO
     
     FOR FOS/NOAAPORT QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT JULIE HAYES 
     PHONE  301 713-1741 EXTENSION 205
     EMAIL  JULIE.HAYES/AT SYMBOL/NOAA.GOV
     
     THIS INFORMATION IS ALSO POSTED ON THE NWS SYSTEMS OPERATIONS 
     CENTER CHANGE NOTICES WEB PAGE. THE URL IS LISTED BELOW.
     
     HTTP/COLON///WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OSO/NOTICES/NOTICES.SHTML 
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May 30, 2000

SUBJECT  NEW AVN-BASED MOS GUIDANCE PRODUCTS
     
     EFFECTIVE DATE  MAY 30... 2000
     
     /DRG2501/
     
     ON THE ABOVE EFFECTIVE DATE THE FOLLOWING NEW 
     AVN-BASED MOS GUIDANCE PRODUCTS WILL BE ADDED TO THE 
     FOS/NOAAPORT DATA STREAMS.  THE AVN-BASED MOS GUIDANCE
     WILL GO OUT TO 72 HOURS FOR TEMPERATURE... DEW POINT... 
     MAX/MIN TEMP... AND WIND DIRECTION AND SPEED FOR OVER 1000 
     SITES. MORE ELEMENTS WILL BE ADDED OVER THE NEXT FEW 
     MONTHS.
     
     AWIPS ID    WMO HEADING
     
     MAVPA0      FOPA20 KWNO
     MAVNE1      FOUS21 KWNO
     MAVSE1      FOUS22 KWNO
     MAVNC1      FOUS23 KWNO
     MAVSC1      FOUS24 KWNO
     MAVRM1      FOUS25 KWNO
     MAVWC0      FOUS26 KWNO
     MAVAJK      FOAK37 KWNO
     MAVAFC      FOAK38 KWNO
     MAVAFG      FOAK39 KWNO
     
     FOR FOS/NOAAPORT QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT JULIE HAYES 
     PHONE  301 713-1741 EXTENSION 205
     EMAIL  JULIE.HAYES/AT SYMBOL/NOAA.GOV
     
     THIS INFORMATION IS ALSO POSTED ON THE NWS SYSTEMS 
     OPERATIONS CENTER CHANGE NOTICES WEB PAGE. THE URL IS 
     LISTED BELOW.
     
     HTTP/COLON///WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/OSO/NOTICES/NOTICES.SHTML 
     END
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