Experimental Bulleted Products to Begin December 15 at WFO San Angelo

Experimental Bulleted Products Will Begin December 15 at the National
Weather Service Forecast Office in San Angelo

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN ANGELO TX
1245 PM CST MON NOV 15 2010

...EXPERIMENTAL USE OF BULLETED WINTER STORM/NON-PRECIPITATION/AND
RED FLAG WATCH/WARNING/ADVISORY PRODUCTS...

SUBJECT: EXPERIMENTAL USE OF BULLETED WINTER STORM /WSW/...
                    NON-PRECIPITATION /NPW/ AND RED FLAG /RFW/
                    WATCH...WARNING...AND ADVISORY PRODUCTS.

BEGINNING DECEMBER 15 2010...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST
OFFICE IN SAN ANGELO TEXAS WILL BEGIN MODIFYING THE WINTER WEATHER /WSW/
...NON-PRECIPITATION /NPW/ AND RED FLAG /RFW/ FORMATS TO PRODUCE
EXPERIMENTAL BULLETED WATCH...WARNING AND ADVISORY PRODUCTS WITH A
FORMAT SIMILAR TO SEVERE THUNDERSTORM AND FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS. THESE
FORMATS ARE EASIER FOR USERS TO READ AND QUICKLY GATHER VITAL
INFORMATION DURING HAZARDOUS WINTER...NON-PRECIPITATION AND FIRE
WEATHER EVENTS. DURING THE TEST PERIOD...THE SAN ANGELO OFFICE MAY
TEMPORARILY REVERT BACK TO THE CURRENT FORMAT TO MAINTAIN MISSION
CRITICAL WARNING SERVICES.

A PRODUCT DESCRIPTION DOCUMENT /PDD/ FOR THESE EXPERIMENTAL PRODUCTS
INCLUDING A LIST OF OTHER PARTICIPATING FORECAST OFFICES AND
EXAMPLES OF THE BULLET FORMATTED WSW...NPW AND RFW PRODUCTS ARE
AVAILABLE AT:

http://products.weather.gov/detaile.php?selrow=398
  

PUBLIC COMMENTS ARE REQUESTED THROUGH APRIL 1 2011 AT:

http://www.weather.gov/survey/nws-survey.php?code=wswnpw

UPON COMPLETION OF THIS EXPERIMENTAL PERIOD...THE NWS WILL EVALUATE
ALL RECEIVED COMMENTS TO DETERMINE WHETHER OR NOT TO PROCEED WITH
THE FULL IMPLEMENTATION OF BULLETIZED WSW/NPW/RFW PRODUCTS
NATIONWIDE.

IF YOU HAVE COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS PUBLIC INFORMATION
STATEMENT...PLEASE CONTACT

HECTOR GUERRERO
WARNING COORDINATION METEOROLOGIST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  SAN ANGELO TX
325-944-9445

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