Bulleted Winter Storm and Non Precipitation Products Begin December 8
Experimental Use of Bulleted Winter Storm and Non Precipitation Watch,Warning and Advisory Products
Beginning December 8, 2009 and ending May 29, 2010, the Jackson, Kentucky Weather Forecast Office /WFO/ will begin modifying the Winter Weather /WSW/ and Non Precipitation /NPW/ 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 and non-precipitation events. During the test period the Jackson WFO 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 affected WFOS and examples of the bullet formatted WSW and NPW products are available at:
Public comments are requested through May 29, 2010 at:
Upon the completion of this experimental period, the National Weather Service will evaluate all received comments to determine whether or not to proceed with the full implementation of bulleted WSW/NPW products nationwide.
If you have comments or questions regarding the experimental use of bulleted Winter Storm and Non Precipitation products please contact:
Jim Maczko, WFO Jackson Warning Coordination Meteorologist
Phone: (606) 666-2560 x 726
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