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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL  
100 PM EDT FRI AUG 3 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), THE OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER (OPC),  
THE WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER (WPC), AND 21 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, AUGUST 6 AND CONTINUE DAILY THROUGH THURSDAY,  
AUGUST 9, 2018.  
 
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, AUGUST 10, 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)  
JACKSON, MS (JAN)  
JACKSONVILLE, FL (JAX)  
KEY WEST, FL (KEY)  
LAKE CHARLES, LA (LCH)  
LITTLE ROCK, AR (LZK)  
MELBOURNE, FL (MLB)  
MIAMI, FL (MFL)  
MOBILE, AL (MOB)  
MORRISTOWN, TN (MRX)  
NEW ORLEANS, LA (LIX)  
SAN JUAN, PR (SJU)  
SHREVEPORT, LA (SHV)  
TALLAHASSEE, FL (TAE)  
TAMPA BAY AREA, FL (TBW)  
 
NWS EASTERN REGION  
 
ALBANY, NY (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:  
 
PABLO SANTOS  
METEOROLOGIST-IN-CHARGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE  
MIAMI, FL 33165  
PABLO.SANTOS@NOAA.GOV  
305-229-4500  
 
NATIONAL PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENTS ARE ONLINE AT:  
 
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NOTIFICATION/  
 

 
 
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