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000 NOUS41 KOKX 022035 PNSOKX CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179- 030030- Public Information Statement National Weather Service New York NY 435 PM EDT Fri Jun 2 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) 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 or David Wally Local Tropical Program Leader National Weather Service Office Upton, NY 11973 631-924-0517 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.