Spot Forecast Request
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*** weather.gov/spot open request status ***

Hello, this is a new STQ notification product that will remind you
to deal with pending requests within your service area on the
http://weather.gov/spot/monitor/?wfo=slc page.

Below is a list of incidents that are in request pending status and
may need a forecast. For each of these incidents, you have these
options...

1) If it is a test incident generated by someone in your office,
   then delete the incident. No need to generate a forecast for this
   incident.

2) Customers occasionally submit multiple requests for the same
   incident, instead of using the Change Request functionality.
   If you only need to post a forecast to only one of the requests,
   then delete the request(s) that will not get a forecast posted to
   it.

3) Customers occasionally submit illegal requests on the website,
   like for a private prescribed burn. In this case, just delete the
   request.

4) Customers may have unintentually run "Copy Info into New Request
   for This Incident" link. You do not want to delete such requests,
   because forecasts have been posted against the incident. If the
   incident is finished, then Close/Archive the incident. Otherwise,
   edit the incident and sent the deliver date/time to when the next
   forecast is needed.

5) Certain messages state that you have up to x minutes to complete
   the forecast. If this is a valid request, then work on the forecast
   and try to meet the deadline specified by the customer.

6) Certain messages state that you are minutes, hours, days late in
   filling a forecast request. If a valid request, then I would post
   a forecast. However, the customer might have entered the wrong
   forecast deliver date/time. If that is the case, then run the
   Change Request link on website and fix it. Otherwise delete request

Please consult your Fire Weather Focal Point before taking any of
these actions above. Each office will have its own policy to address
pending incidents on the new website.

Comments and suggestions on this new product can be sent to
virgil.middendorf@noaa.gov

 Incident ID   Forecast Deadline (UTC)             Deadline Incident Name
------------ ------------------------- -------------------- ----------------------------------------
   1712974.3       2017-07-22 11:00:00          30 min left Brian Head Fire



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