Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS National HQ

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
NOUS41 KWBC 261530

Technical Implementation Notice 16-14
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
1130 AM EDT Thu May 26 2016

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

FROM:  Dr. William Bauman
  Chief, Aviation and Space Weather Services Branch

SUBJECT:  Implementation of Temporary Terminal Aerodrome
  Forecasts (TAF) for Cuyahoga County Airport,
  Effective July 12-25, 2016

Effective July 12, 2016, at 1800 Coordinated Universal Time
(UTC), the NWS office in Cleveland, OH, will begin temporary TAF
service for the Cuyahoga County Airport (KCGF) in Ohio. The
temporary TAF will be issued to support the FAA in response to
the increased aviation presence associated with the Republican
National Convention in Cleveland, OH. The KCGF TAF will continue
until 0000 UTC Sunday July 26, 2016, issued routinely and
updated as necessary 24 hours a day.

NWS personnel will need to add the following identifiers to
their communications systems to receive the new TAF:

Airport NameWMO Heading    AWIPS ID
--------------------------------       ------------    --------
Cuyahoga County Airport FTUS41 KCLE    TAFCGF

In addition, the temporary TAF will be added to the existing TAF
collectives below, which are transmitted to the Federal Aviation
Administration (FAA) personnel and other external customers.

WMO Headings     Available to the following Customers
-----------    ------------------------------------------
FTUS80 KWBC   Non-FAA Domestic and family of Services

FTUS90 KWBC   FAA Weather Message Switching Center and FAA

If you have any questions regarding the TAF addition, please

    Noelle Runyan
    Regional Aviation Meteorologist
    NWS Eastern Region Headquarters
    Bohemia, NY 11716
    Phone 631-244-0122

NWS Technical Implementation Notices are available at: is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.