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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NASHVILLE TN  
814 AM CDT FRI MAY 18 2018  
   
..PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
 
 
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:  
 
LARRY VANNOZZI  
METEOROLOGIST-IN-CHARGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE NASHVILLE, TN  
LARRY.VANNOZZI@NOAA.GOV  
615-754-8500 EXT. 222  
 
NATIONAL SERVICE CHANGE NOTICES ARE ONLINE AT:  
 
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/OS/NOTIF.HTM  
 

 
 
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