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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Service Tulsa OK
1115 AM CDT Tue May 30 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) Product
           Collaboration Tests

The National Hurricane Center (NHC), along with 28 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 Wednesday,
May 31st through Friday, June 2nd and resume on Monday, June 5th, 2017.

Internal testing will begin at approximately 1400 GMT and terminate at
1900 GMT daily during scheduled test days. In the event of inclement
weather, June 6-9, 2017 has been reserved to serve as backup dates
for any portion of delayed testing.

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)
Norman, 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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