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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
714 AM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

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

From:Eli Jacks
    Chief, Forecast Services Division

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

The NWS`s National Hurricane Center (NHC), along with 31 NWS Weather
Forecast Offices (WFO) 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
today, July 18th and continue daily through Thursday, July 21st,
2016.

Internal testing will begin at approximately 1400 GMT and terminate at
1800 GMT daily during scheduled test days. In the event of inclement
weather, a backup date for a portion of the test has been reserved for
July 22nd, 2016.

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 2016 in developmental support of
the new national TCV product, projected for operational
implementation in 2017. The new national TCV product will contain a
summary of NHC/WFO collaborated Wind and/or Storm Surge Watches and
Warnings, depicted by geographic zones and communication points.

NWS WFOs participating in the national TCV product collaboration tests
are listed below by NWS Region:

NWS - Southern Region

Albuquerque, NM (ABQ)
Amarillo, TX (AMA)
Atlanta, GA (FFC)
Austin-San Antonio, TX (EWX)
Birmingham, AL (BMX)
Brownsville, TX (BRO)
Corpus Christi, TX (CRP)
El Paso, TX (EPZ)
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)
Lubbock, TX (LUB)
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 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:

  Daniel Noah
  Warning Coordination Meteorologist
  National Weather Service Office
  Ruskin, FL 33578
  daniel.noah@noaa.gov
  813-645-2323

National Service Change Notices are online at:

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

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