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Service Change Notice 14-43
National Weather Service Headquarters Washington DC
345 PM EDT Tue Aug 19 2014

To:      Subscribers:
         -Family of Services
         -NOAA Weather Wire Service
         -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network
         -NOAAPORT
         Other NWS partners and NWS employees

From:    Charles McCreery
         Director, Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

Subject: New Domestic Tsunami Products for Guam and the
         Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)
         Effective September 22, 2014

Effective September, 22, 2014, at 1200 Coordinated Universal Time
(UTC), the NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) in Honolulu,
HI, will begin producing Domestic Tsunami Watch, Warning and
Advisory Messages and Tsunami Information Statements for NWS
Weather Forecast Office (WFO) Guam (PGUM). These products will be
produced in response to potential or perceived tsunami threats to
Guam and the CNMI.

In addition to these products, NWS will produce Tsunami Seismic
Information Statements for American Samoa, Guam and the CNMI.

More information about these products and definitions is online:

  http://ptwc.weather.gov/ptwc/about_messages.php

and

  http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/Tsunami/tsunami_guam.pdf


The new products are listed below:

Product Name                           AWIPS ID     WMO HEADER
------------                           --------     ----------
Tsunami Information Statement          TIBGUM       WEGM42 PHEB
Tsunami Watch/Warning/Advisory         TSUGUM       WEGM40 PHEB

Tsunami Seismic Information Statement  EQIGUM       SEGM70 PHEB
Tsunami Seismic Information Statement  EQIPPG       SEZS70 PHEB


For more information, please contact:

  Charles McCreery
  Director, NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center
  Honolulu HI 96818
  phone: 808-725-4301
  email: charles.mccreery@noaa.gov

National Service Change Notices are online at:

http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

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