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Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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318 NOUS42 KCHS 162019 PNSCHS GAZ087-088-099>101-114>119-137>141-SCZ040-042>045-047>052-172015- Public Information Statement National Weather Service Charleston SC 411 PM EDT Fri Apr 16 2021 To: Subscribers -NOAA Weather Wire Service -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network -NOAAPort Other NWS Partners, Users and Employees FROM: Bruce Entwistle Chief, Aviation and Space Weather Services Branch SUBJECT: Implementation of Terminal Aerodrome Forecast (TAF) Service for Charleston Executive Airport, Charleston, SC, (KJZI) effective May 19, 2021 NOTE: The following changes have no impact on NOAA Weather Wire Service subscribers Effective Wednesday, May 19, 2021 at 1800 Universal Coordinated Time (UTC), the NWS office in Charleston, SC will begin TAF service for the Charleston Executive Airport, SC. After that date, routine and updated TAFs will be issued for this airport 24 hours a day. NWS personnel/offices will need to add the following identifier to their communications systems to receive the new TAF: Airport Name WMO Heading AWIPS ID ---------------- ----------- ------- Charleston Executive AirportFTUS42 KCHS TAFJZI In addition, the new TAF will be added to the existing TAF collectives below, which are transmitted to FAA personnel and other external users. WMO Headings available to the following customers: FTUS80 KWBC Non-FAA Domestic and Family of Services FTUS90 KWBC FAA Weather Message Switching Center and FAA Facilities FTUS52 KWBC Global Telecommunication System Customers FTUS21 KWBC Global distribution for ICAO Holders of NWS Procedural Instruction 10-813 (Terminal Aerodrome Forecasts) should make appropriate additions to the appendices. For questions regarding this TAF, please contact: Michael Emlaw, Meteorologist in Charge 5777 S. Aviation Avenue Charleston, SC 29406 843-744-1436 michael.emlaw@noaa.gov National Service Change Notices are online at: https://www.weather.gov/notification/ $$

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