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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN
433 PM CDT Fri May 5 2017

...PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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), along with 27 National Weather
Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Offices (WFOs) in Southern Region,
and 11 NWS 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, May 8th and continue
daily through Thursday, May 11th, 2017.

Internal testing will begin at approximately 1400 GMT and terminate
at 1800 GMT daily during scheduled test days. In the event of
inclement weather, the week of May 22nd, 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 WFOs participating in the national TCV product collaboration tests
are listed below by NWS Region:

NWS - Southern Region

Atlanta, GA (FFC)
Austin-San Antonio, TX (EWX)
Birmingham, AL (BMX)
Brownsville, TX (BRO)
Corpus Christi, TX (CRP)
Fort Worth, TX (FWD)
Houston, TX (HGX)
Huntsville, AL (HUN)
Jackson, MS (JAN)
Jacksonville, FL (JAX)
Key West, FL (KEY)
Lake Charles, LA (LCH)
Little Rock, AR (LZK)
Melbourne, FL (MLB)
Memphis, TN (MEG)
Miami, FL (MFL)
Midland, TX (MAF)
Mobile, AL (MOB)
Morristown, TN (MRX)
Nashville, TN (OHX)
New Orleans, LA (LIX)
Oklahoma City, OK (OUN)
San Juan, PR (SJU)
San Angelo, TX (SJT)
Shreveport, LA (SHV)
Tallahassee, FL (TAE)
Tampa Bay Area, FL (TBW)
Tulsa, OK (TSA)

NWS - Eastern Region

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:
 Larry Vannozzi
  Meteorologist-In-Charge
  National Weather Service Office
  Old Hickory, TN 37138
  larry.vannozzi@noaa.gov
 615-754-8500 ext 222

National Service Change Notices are online at:
 http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm

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