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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
224 PM CDT Fri May 5 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 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:

  Steve Piltz
  Meteorologist-in-Charge
  National Weather Service Office
  Tulsa, OK  74128
  steven.piltz@noaa.gov
  918-838-7838

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

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