CHG QLM/HUR bulletins are going bye-bye

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CHG QLM/HUR bulletins are going bye-bye

#1 Postby AJC3 » Mon Apr 10, 2017 10:50 am

Good riddance to obsolete/discontinued data...

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NOUS41 KWBC 101541
PNSWSH

Service Change Notice 17-47
National Weather Service Headquarters Silver Spring, MD
1141 AM EDT Mon Apr 10 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:  Termination of Three National Hurricane Center
  Guidance Messages Effective May 10, 2017

Effective May 10, 2017, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) will
terminate three products that contain limited tropical cyclone
guidance information.

The following text products will be affected:

Product NameWMO Header    AWIPS ID
----------------------    --------
Geophysical Fluid DynamicsWHXX04 KWBC    CHGQLM
Laboratory (GFDL) Hurricane
Model Message

Tropical CycloneWHXX01 KWBC    CHGHUR
Guidance Message
(Atlantic basin)

Tropical CycloneWHXX01 KMIA    CHGE77
Guidance Message
(Eastern and Central
Pacific basins)

The GFDL Hurricane Model text product is being discontinued
because the GFDL hurricane model is being discontinued.

Please see Service Change Notice 17-45 for details:

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/os/notification/scn17-
45discontinue_ghm_v2.htm

The Beta Advection (BAM) and Limited Barotropic (LBAR) tropical
cyclone track models included in the latter two products are
also being discontinued. The BAM models are not being
transitioned to the Weather and Climate Operational
Supercomputing System (WCOSS) and the LBAR model is obsolete.
These changes eliminate all of the track model guidance included
in the Tropical Cyclone Guidance Message products, leaving only
the Statistical Hurricane Intensity Prediction Scheme
(SHIPS)model output. With only the SHIPS model output left, the
Tropical Cyclone Guidance Message products will be discontinued.

Users can access a comprehensive real-time database of tropical
cyclone guidance models, which includes the SHIPS model and
other models that provide tropical cyclone track and intensity
guidance at:

ftp://ftp.nhc.noaa.gov/atcf/aid_public/
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