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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA  
359 PM CDT MON JUL 24 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) AND SIX NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE (NWS) WEATHER FORECAST OFFICES (WFOS) IN SOUTHERN REGION,  
WILL COMMENCE WITH INTERNAL SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE TESTING OF THE  
NEW NATIONAL TCV PRODUCT COLLABORATION PROCESS FOR THE ATLANTIC  
BASIN ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 26TH AND THURSDAY, JULY 27TH, 2017.  
 
INTERNAL TESTING WILL BEGIN AT APPROXIMATELY 1400 GMT AND  
TERMINATE AT 1900 GMT DAILY DURING SCHEDULED TEST DAYS.  
 
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 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  
 
CORPUS CHRISTI, TX (CRP)  
HOUSTON, TX (HGX)  
LAKE CHARLES, LA (LCH)  
AUSTIN-SAN ANTONIO, TX (EWX)  
FORT WORTH/DALLAS, TX (FWD)  
SHREVEPORT, LA (SHV)  
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:  
 
ANDY PATRICK  
METEOROLOGIST IN CHARGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE  
LAKE CHARLES, LA  
ANDY.PATRICK@NOAA.GOV  
 
337-477-5285 (PHONE)  
 
NATIONAL SERVICE CHANGE NOTICES ARE ONLINE AT:  
 
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/OS/NOTIF.HTM  
 

 
 
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