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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service SAN JUAN PR
854 AM AST Tue May 9 2017

To: Subscribers:
-NOAA Weather Wire Service
-Emergency Managers Weather
-Information Network
-NOAAPort
-Other NWS Partners and NWS Employees

From:Allison Allen
            Chief, Marine, Tropical and Tsunami Services Branch

Subject:    National Tropical Cyclone Watch Warning Product (TCV)
            Product Collaboration Tests

The National Hurricane Center (NHC), along with 27 National Weather Service
(NWS) Weather Forecast Offices (WFOs) in Southern Region, and 11 NWS WFOs
in Eastern Region, will commence with internal software and hardware testing
of the new national TCV product collaboration process for the Atlantic
basin on Monday, May 8th and continue daily through Thursday, May 11th,
2017. Internal testing will begin at approximately 1400 GMT and terminate
at 1800 GMT daily during scheduled test days. In the event of inclement
weather, the week of May 22nd, 2017 has been reserved to serve as backup
dates for any portion of the test that was delayed. Internal TCV test
products are not intended to be released externally through NWS
dissemination and communication systems. NHC and WFO internal software and
hardware testing will continue periodically during the remainder of 2017.
The new national TCV product for the Atlantic basin will contain a summary
of NHC/WFO collaborated wind and/or storm surge watches and warnings,
depicted by NWS-defined geographic zones. NWS WFOs participating in the
national TCV product collaboration tests are listed below by NWS Region:

NWS - Southern Region

Atlanta, GA (FFC)
Austin-San Antonio, TX (EWX)
Birmingham, AL (BMX)
Brownsville, TX (BRO)
Corpus Christi, TX (CRP)
Fort Worth, TX (FWD)
Houston, TX (HGX)
Huntsville, AL (HUN)
Jackson, MS (JAN)
Jacksonville, FL (JAX)
Key West, FL (KEY)
Lake Charles, LA (LCH)
Little Rock, AR (LZK)
Melbourne, FL (MLB)
Memphis, TN (MEG)
Miami, FL (MFL)
Midland, TX (MAF)
Mobile,AL (MOB)
Morristown, TN (MRX)
Nashville, TN (OHX)
New Orleans, LA (LIX)
Oklahoma City, OK (OUN)
San Juan, PR (SJU)
San Angelo, TX (SJT)
Shreveport, LA (SHV)
Tallahassee, FL (TAE)
Tampa Bay Area, FL (TBW)
Tulsa, OK (TSA)

NWS - Eastern Region

Albany, NW (ALY)
Boston, MA (BOX)
Caribou, ME (CAR)
Charleston, SC (CHS)
Gray/Portland, ME (GYX)
Mount Holly, NJ (PHI)
Newport/Morehead City, NC (MHX)
New York, NY (OKX)
Sterling, VA (LWX)
Wakefield, VA (AKQ)
Wilmington, NC (ILM)

For more information, please contact:

ROBERTO GARCIA, MIC
National Weather Service Office SAN JUAN, PR 00979
ROBERTO.GARCIA@noaa.gov 787-253-4586
National Service Change Notices are online at:
http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

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