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Public Information Statement PNS14 Updated
National Weather Service Headquarters Silver Spring MD
930 AM EST Fri Dec 15 2017

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

FROM: Michelle Hawkins, Chief
 Severe, Fire, Public and Winter Weather Services

SUBJECT: Updated: Soliciting Comments until April 30, 2018, on
 the Expansion of the Winter Weather Probabilistic
 Experiment beginning December 15, 2017

Updated to expand experiment to an additional 21 NWS Weather
Forecast Offices (WFO) and extend comment period to
April 30, 2018

Effective immediately, 21 additional WFOs will start producing
probabilistic storm total snow products ahead of anticipated
winter storms. These offices will join 44 offices which issued
the products last winter.

The graphical products will be available online at the following
65 WFO webpages:

Aberdeen, SD:
Albany, NY:
Albuquerque, NM:
Atlanta, GA:
Baltimore, MD-Washington, DC:
Binghamton, NY:
Bismarck, ND:
Blacksburg, VA:
Boulder, CO:
Burlington, VT:
Caribou, ME:
Charleston, SC:
Charleston, WV:
Cheyenne, WY:
Chicago, IL:
Columbia, SC:
Detroit, MI:
Des Moines, IA:
Dodge City, KS:
Duluth, MN:
Eastern North Dakota:
Gaylord, MI:
Goodland, KS:
Grand Junction, CO:
Grand Rapids MI:
Gray, ME:
Green Bay, WI:
Greenville/Spartanburg, SC:
Hastings, NE:
Indianapolis, IN:
Jackson, KY:
Kansas City, MO:
LaCrosse, WI:
Lincoln, IL:
Louisville, KY:
Lubbock, TX:
Marquette, MI:
Milwaukee, WI:
Minneapolis, MN:
Mt. Holly, NJ:
New York, NY:
Newport/Morehead City, NC:
Norman, OK:
North Platte, NE:
Northern Indiana:
Omaha/Valley NE:
Paducah, KY:
Pittsburgh, PA:
Pueblo, CO:
Quad Cities, IL:
Raleigh, NC:
Rapid City, SD:
Reno, NV:
Riverton, WY:
St. Louis, MO:
Sioux Falls, SD:
Springfield, MO:
State College, PA:
Taunton, MA:
Topeka, KS:
Tulsa, OK:
Wakefield, VA:
Wichita, KS:
Wilmington, NC:
Wilmington, OH:

The comment period runs through April 30, 2018. Please submit
comments to:

Graphical and tabular products will show the low end, official
forecast and high end snow amounts a storm is likely to produce.
Examples of these products can be viewed at:

Narrow ranges between the minimum and maximum snowfall totals
indicate high forecast certainty, while large ranges between
minimum and maximum totals indicate low forecast certainty.

If you have questions or feedback, please contact:

David Soroka
National Winter Weather Program Lead
National Weather Service Headquarters (NWSHQ)
Phone: 301-427-9346

National Service Change Notices are online at: is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.