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000
NOXX10 KWBC 191621
DATA MANAGEMENT MESSAGE 12-14.02
TO  AWIPS/NOAAPORT USERS.. FAMILY OF SERVICES/FOS/SUBSCRIBERS...
      EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK///EMWIN///
      NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE//NWS//CUSTOMERS... WAFS USERS...
      GTS USERS... NWS FAX CHART USERS
FROM  RTH WASHINGTON DATA MANAGEMENT
SUBJECT -
PLANNED SILVER SPRING POWER OUTAGE AND IMPACTS TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SYSTEM THAT ENABLES
USERS TO VIEW OR DOWNLOAD PRODUCTS AND SERVICES VIA
THE WEB SATURDAY.. DECEMBER 20.. 2014
ON SATURDAY.. DECEMBER 20.. 2014.. THERE WILL BE SCHEDULED
MAINTENANCE TO ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT THAT IN PART SUPPLIES
POWER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SYSTEM THAT ENABLES USERS
TO VIEW OR DOWNLOAD PRODUCTS AND SERVICES VIA THE WEB. THIS
PROACTIVE MAINTENANCE IS EXPECTED TO TAKE 9 HOURS /APPROXIMATELY
FROM /7AM TO 5PM EST/. FAILURE TO PROACTIVELY ADDRESS THIS
ISSUE WOULD POSE A SIGNIFICANT RISK TO THE SAFETY OF NOAA
PERSONNEL AND COULD RESULT IN AN UNPLANNED OUTAGE LASTING AT
LEAST 48 HOURS.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS BEGUN TAKING MEASURES TO REDUCE
OR ELIMINATE ANY POTENTIAL AFFECTS DURING THIS TIME BY
ACTIVATING CONTINGENCY PLANS AND PLANNING AGGRESSIVE MONITORING
OF ALL SYSTEMS WHILE THE MAINTENANCE IS PERFORMED. PART OF THE
CONTINGENCY PLAN INVOLVES SWITCHING TO THE ESTABLISHED BACKUP
SERVER TO PROVIDE PRODUCTS AND SERVICE VIA THE WEB. THE PUBLIC-
FACING WEATHER.GOV.. LOCAL NWS OFFICE WEBSITES AND INDIVIDUAL
CITY FORECAST PAGES ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE IMPACTED.
THE PROCESSING OF MODEL RUNS AND THEIR TIMING WILL ALSO NOT BE
AFFECTED; HOWEVER.. THE DISSEMINATION SERVICES PROVIDED BY
WEATHER.NOAA.GOV
..
TGFTP.NWS.NOAA.GOV
AND
SYSTEMS HOSTED BY THE
NOAA CENTER FOR WEATHER AND CLIMATE PREDICTION.. SUCH AS THE
WEBSITES FOR NATIONAL OPERATIONAL MODEL ARCHIVE AND DISTRIBUTION
SYSTEM /OMADS/.. MODEL ANALYSES AND GUIDANCE /MAG/ AND
FTPPRD.NCEP.NOAA.GOV
FOR
DOWNLOADING DATA.. AND THE PUBLIC
WEBSITES FOR THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER AND ENVIRONMENTAL
MODELING CENTER.. MAY BE SLOW.
ALL NWS SYSTEMS.. SUCH AS ADVANCED WEATHER INTERACTIVE PROCESSING
SYSTEM /AWIPS/ AT OUR FORECAST OFFICES.. WILL BE OPERATING
NORMALLY. THERE WILL BE MANY CRITICAL DISSEMINATION SYSTEMS THAT
WON`T BE AFFECTED SUCH AS NOAAPORT/SATELLITE BROADCAST NETWORK..
THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK /EMWIN/
SATELLITE BROADCAST.. NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/.. NOAA
WEATHER RADIO /NWR/.THESE SYSTEMS DO NOT RELY ON INTERNE
CONNECTIVITY TO OPERATE OR DELIVER FUNCTIONS.FOR MORE INFORMATION
PLEASE CONTACT
DEIRDRE JONES
DEIRDRE.JONES@NOAA.GOV 
THIS INFORMATION IS ALSO POSTED ON THE NWS DATA MANAGEMENT
CHANGE NOTICES WEB PAGE.  THE URL IS LISTED BELOW.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/datamgmt/notices.shtml

DATA MANAGEMENT
TELECOMMUNICATION OPERATIONS CENTER
RTH WASHINGTON SENDS

000
NOXX10 KWBC 191621
DATA MANAGEMENT MESSAGE 12-14.02
TO  AWIPS/NOAAPORT USERS.. FAMILY OF SERVICES/FOS/SUBSCRIBERS...
      EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK///EMWIN///
      NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE//NWS//CUSTOMERS... WAFS USERS...
      GTS USERS... NWS FAX CHART USERS
FROM  RTH WASHINGTON DATA MANAGEMENT
SUBJECT -
PLANNED SILVER SPRING POWER OUTAGE AND IMPACTS TO
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SYSTEM THAT ENABLES
USERS TO VIEW OR DOWNLOAD PRODUCTS AND SERVICES VIA
THE WEB SATURDAY.. DECEMBER 20.. 2014
ON SATURDAY.. DECEMBER 20.. 2014.. THERE WILL BE SCHEDULED
MAINTENANCE TO ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT THAT IN PART SUPPLIES
POWER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SYSTEM THAT ENABLES USERS
TO VIEW OR DOWNLOAD PRODUCTS AND SERVICES VIA THE WEB. THIS
PROACTIVE MAINTENANCE IS EXPECTED TO TAKE 9 HOURS /APPROXIMATELY
FROM /7AM TO 5PM EST/. FAILURE TO PROACTIVELY ADDRESS THIS
ISSUE WOULD POSE A SIGNIFICANT RISK TO THE SAFETY OF NOAA
PERSONNEL AND COULD RESULT IN AN UNPLANNED OUTAGE LASTING AT
LEAST 48 HOURS.
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS BEGUN TAKING MEASURES TO REDUCE
OR ELIMINATE ANY POTENTIAL AFFECTS DURING THIS TIME BY
ACTIVATING CONTINGENCY PLANS AND PLANNING AGGRESSIVE MONITORING
OF ALL SYSTEMS WHILE THE MAINTENANCE IS PERFORMED. PART OF THE
CONTINGENCY PLAN INVOLVES SWITCHING TO THE ESTABLISHED BACKUP
SERVER TO PROVIDE PRODUCTS AND SERVICE VIA THE WEB. THE PUBLIC-
FACING WEATHER.GOV.. LOCAL NWS OFFICE WEBSITES AND INDIVIDUAL
CITY FORECAST PAGES ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE IMPACTED.
THE PROCESSING OF MODEL RUNS AND THEIR TIMING WILL ALSO NOT BE
AFFECTED; HOWEVER.. THE DISSEMINATION SERVICES PROVIDED BY
WEATHER.NOAA.GOV
..
TGFTP.NWS.NOAA.GOV
AND
SYSTEMS HOSTED BY THE
NOAA CENTER FOR WEATHER AND CLIMATE PREDICTION.. SUCH AS THE
WEBSITES FOR NATIONAL OPERATIONAL MODEL ARCHIVE AND DISTRIBUTION
SYSTEM /OMADS/.. MODEL ANALYSES AND GUIDANCE /MAG/ AND
FTPPRD.NCEP.NOAA.GOV
FOR
DOWNLOADING DATA.. AND THE PUBLIC
WEBSITES FOR THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER AND ENVIRONMENTAL
MODELING CENTER.. MAY BE SLOW.
ALL NWS SYSTEMS.. SUCH AS ADVANCED WEATHER INTERACTIVE PROCESSING
SYSTEM /AWIPS/ AT OUR FORECAST OFFICES.. WILL BE OPERATING
NORMALLY. THERE WILL BE MANY CRITICAL DISSEMINATION SYSTEMS THAT
WON`T BE AFFECTED SUCH AS NOAAPORT/SATELLITE BROADCAST NETWORK..
THE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK /EMWIN/
SATELLITE BROADCAST.. NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE /NWWS/.. NOAA
WEATHER RADIO /NWR/.THESE SYSTEMS DO NOT RELY ON INTERNE
CONNECTIVITY TO OPERATE OR DELIVER FUNCTIONS.FOR MORE INFORMATION
PLEASE CONTACT
DEIRDRE JONES
DEIRDRE.JONES@NOAA.GOV 
THIS INFORMATION IS ALSO POSTED ON THE NWS DATA MANAGEMENT
CHANGE NOTICES WEB PAGE.  THE URL IS LISTED BELOW.
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/datamgmt/notices.shtml

DATA MANAGEMENT
TELECOMMUNICATION OPERATIONS CENTER
RTH WASHINGTON SENDS



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