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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Tulsa OK
246 PM CDT Fri May 18 2018

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 26 National Weather
Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Offices (WFOs) in Southern Region and
15 WFOs in Eastern Region, will commence with internal software
and hardware testing of the national TCV product collaboration process
for the Atlantic basin on Monday, May 21 and continue daily through
Thursday, May 24, 2018. During this period, NHC will also request test
runs of the Hurricane Weather Research and Forecast (HWRF) and Hurricanes
in a Multi-scale Ocean-coupled Non- hydrostatic (HMON) models.

Internal testing will begin at approximately 1400 GMT and terminate
at 1900 GMT daily during scheduled test days. In the event of inclement
weather, Friday, May 25, 2018 has been reserved to serve as backup date
for any portion of testing that was delayed. Internal TCV test products
are not intended to be released externally through NWS dissemination
and communication systems. Periodic NHC and WFO internal software and
hardware testing will continue during the remainder of 2018. The 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)
Mobile, AL (MOB)
Morristown, TN (MRX)
Nashville, TN (OHX)
New Orleans, LA (LIX)
Norman, OK (OUN)
San Juan, PR (SJU)
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)
Columbia, SC (CAE)
Greenville-Spartanburg, SC (GSP)
Raleigh-Durham, NC (RAH)
Blacksburg/Roanoke, VA (RNK)

For more information, please contact:

Steven Piltz
Meteorologist-In-Charge
National Weather Service Office
    Tulsa, OK 74128
    Steven.Piltz@noaa.gov

918-832-4115

National Service Change Notices are online at:

http://www.weather.gov/os/notif.htm


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