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Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Corpus Christi TX
351 PM CDT Mon Jul 24 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) and six National Weather
Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Offices (WFOs) in Southern
Region, will commence with internal software and hardware
testing of the new national TCV product collaboration process
for the Atlantic basin on Wednesday, July 26th and Thursday,
July 27th, 2017.

Internal testing will begin at approximately 1400 GMT and
terminate at 1900 GMT daily during scheduled test days.

Internal TCV test products are not intended to be released
externally through NWS dissemination and communication systems.

Periodic NHC and WFO internal software and hardware testing
will continue 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

Corpus Christi, TX (CRP)
Houston, TX (HGX)
Lake Charles, LA (LCH)
Austin-San Antonio, TX (EWX)
Fort Worth/Dallas, TX (FWD)
Shreveport, LA (SHV)

For more information, please contact:

  Michael Buchanan
  Science and Operations Officer
  National Weather Service Office
  Corpus Christi TX 78406

  Mike.Buchanan@noaa.gov
  361-371-3169

National Service Change Notices are online at:

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

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