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NOUS41 KPHI  
PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ  
0934 AM EDT FRI MAY 24 2024  
 
TO: SUBSCRIBERS:  
-NOAA WEATHER WIRE SERVICE  
-EMERGENCY MANAGERS WEATHER INFORMATION NETWORK  
-NOAAPORT  
OTHER NWS PARTNERS AND NWS EMPLOYEES  
 
FROM: GREG SCHOOR, CHIEF  
MARINE, TROPICAL AND TSUNAMI SERVICES BRANCH  
 
SUBJECT: NATIONAL TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCH WARNING PRODUCT  
(TCV) COLLABORATION TESTING MAY 20-24, 2024 (BACKUP  
WEEK: JUNE 3-7)  
 
THE NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER (NHC), OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER  
(OPC), AND WEATHER FORECAST OFFICES (WFOS) IN THE NWS EASTERN  
REGION, SOUTHERN REGION, AND WESTERN REGION WILL PERFORM INTERNAL  
TESTING OF THE NATIONAL TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCH/WARNING (TCV) PRODUCT  
COLLABORATION PROCESS DAILY FROM MONDAY, MAY 20, 2024, THROUGH  
FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2024. MONDAY, JUNE 3, THROUGH FRIDAY, JUNE 7, IS  
THE DESIGNATED BACKUP WEEK.  
 
INTERNAL TESTING WILL BEGIN AT APPROXIMATELY 1600 GMT AND TERMINATE  
AT 1900 GMT DAILY DURING THE SCHEDULED TEST DAYS.  
 
INTERNAL TCV TEST PRODUCTS ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE RELEASED  
EXTERNALLY THROUGH NWS DISSEMINATION AND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS. THE  
TEXT PRODUCTS AFFECTED BY COLLABORATION TESTING ARE THE NATIONAL  
TROPICAL CYCLONE WATCH/WARNING (TCV) PRODUCTS ISSUED UNDER THE  
FOLLOWING AWIPS PRODUCT IDENTIFIERS (PIL) AND WORLD METEOROLOGICAL  
ORGANIZATION (WMO) IDENTIFIERS (ID):  
 
TCV PRODUCT AWIPS PIL WMO ID  
------------ --------- -------  
ATLANTIC NATIONAL TCV TCVAT/1-5/ WTNT/81-85/ KNHC  
EAST PACIFIC NATIONAL TCV TCVEP/1-5/ WTPZ/81-85/ KNHC  
 
IN ADDITION, THE FOLLOWING NATIONAL DIGITAL FORECAST DATABASE (NDFD)  
ELEMENTS WILL BE CREATED FOR THIS TEST:  
- TROPICAL CYCLONE WIND PROBABILITIES (INCREMENTAL AND  
CUMULATIVE) FOR 34 KT, 50 KT, AND 64 KT  
- HAZARD GRID (INCLUDING TROPICAL STORM, HURRICANE, AND  
STORM SURGE HAZARDS)  
 
THE NWS WILL CONTINUE PERIODIC INTERNAL TROPICAL SOFTWARE TESTING  
DURING THE REMAINDER OF 2024. THE NATIONAL TCV PRODUCT WILL CONTAIN  
A SUMMARY OF 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 – EASTERN REGION  
 
ALBANY, NY (ALY)  
BOSTON, MA (BOX)  
BINGHAMTON, NY (BGM)  
BURLINGTON, VT (BTV)  
CARIBOU, ME (CAR)  
CHARLESTON, SC (CHS)  
GRAY/PORTLAND, ME (GYX)  
MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (PHI)  
NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC (MHX)  
NEW YORK, NY (OKX)  
STATE COLLEGE, PA (CTP)  
STERLING, VA (LWX)  
WAKEFIELD, VA (AKQ)  
WILMINGTON, NC (ILM)  
COLUMBIA, SC (CAE)  
GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG, SC (GSP)  
RALEIGH-DURHAM, NC (RAH)  
BLACKSBURG/ROANOKE, VA (RNK)  
 
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 – WESTERN REGION  
 
LOS ANGELES, CA (LOX)  
SAN DIEGO, CA (SGX)  
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:  
 
SARAH JOHNSON  
WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE  
MOUNT HOLLY, NJ  
SARAH.JOHNSON@NOAA.GOV  
 
NATIONAL PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENTS ARE ONLINE AT:  
HTTPS://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/NOTIFICATION/  
 

 
 
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