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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service New York NY
435 PM EDT Fri Jun 2 2017

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

From:Allison Allen
Chief, Marine, Tropical and Tsunami Services Branch

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

The National Hurricane Center (NHC), along with 11 National
Weather Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Offices (WFOs) in Eastern
Region, will commence with internal software and hardware testing
of the new national TCV product collaboration process for the
Atlantic basin on Monday, June 5th, 2017.

Internal testing will begin at approximately 10 AM EDT and terminate
at 3 PM EDT daily during scheduled test days.

Your local and surrounding NWS WFO offices will be conducting the
test on Monday, June 5, 2017. In the event of inclement weather,
June 6- 9, 2017 has been reserved to serve as backup dates for any
portion of the test that was delayed.

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 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 Eastern Region WFOs participating in the national TCV product
collaboration tests on June 5th include:

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:

Gary Conte
 Warning Coordination Meteorologist


 David Wally
 Local Tropical Program Leader

 National Weather Service Office
Upton, NY 11973


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