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Published: 12 Mar 2007 16:03:03 GMT

 



Database Update - October 21, 2015

22 Oct 2015 17:16:59 GMT

October 21, 2015 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made: Global Real-Time Ocean Forecast System (RTOFS) v1.1 - Item added Short Range Ensemble Forecasting (SREF) model v.7.0 - Item added Gridded Localized Aviation Model Output Statistics Program (GLMP) v1.1.0 - Item added Global Forecast System-based Model Output Statistics (GFS-MOS) v.4.2 - Item added North American Mesoscale Model Output Statistics (NAM-MOS) v.3.1 - Item added Global Ensemble Forecast System (GEFS) v.11.0 - Item added Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook (EHWO), Update 1 - Item added Experimental Gate Forecast - Item added Graphical Turbulence Guidance (GTG) v.3.0 - Item added Extratropical Storm Surge (ETSS) Model v.2.1 - Item added Experimental Collaborative Aviation Weather Statement (CAWS) - Item added Experimental Impact-Based, Severe Convective Warnings Enhancement, Update 2 - Item added Experimental Enhanced Format for Red Flag Warnings, Update 1 - Item added Experimental Hurricane Threats and Impacts Web Interface (HTI-Web) - Item added Experimental use of Mixed-Case Letters in Select NHC/CPHC Products, Update 1 - Item added Proposed expansion of NWS Support for Multi-Agency Runoff Risk Forecasts - Item added Experimental Precipitation Potential Index (PPI) in the NDFD - Item added Experimental Modernized Open Lakes Forecast for the Great Lakes - Item added Experimental NDFD Full Resolution XML Web Service - Item added Experimental Severe Weather Impact Graphics, CONUS only, Update 1 - Item added Experimental Day 4-7 Winter Weather Outlook - Item added Experimental Situation Report, Update 1 - Item added Experimental Graphical Wind Against Current - Item added Experimental Impact-Based Marine Hazard Grids - Item added WSR-88D Software Build 17 - Item added Experimental Week 3-4 Temperature and Precipitation Outlook - Item added Proposed termination of Family of Services (FOS) - Item added Proposed termination of cell.weather.gov - Item added Proposed termination of the Mobile Satellite (MSAT) System - Item added Experimental Model Spectrum Webpage, Update 1 - Comment period extended Experimental Maximum Wave Height in Great Lakes Open Lake Forecast - Comment period extended Experimental Nearshore Wave Prediction System (NWPS) Model Output - Comment period extended Enhancements to the Special Marine Warning and Marine Weather Statement for the Great Lakes - Comment period extended Experimental Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map - Comment period extended Experimental NHC/TAFB Satellite Rainfall QPE and QPF Webpage (graphical product portion) - Comment period extended Experimental Wind Speed Probabilities-based Tropical Cyclone Danger Graphic, Update 2 - Comment period extended Experimental Spanish Language Hurricane Local Statement - Comment period extended Experimental Graphical Weather Review Webpage - Comment period extended Experimental Wind Compression Decision Support Graphic - Comment period extended Experimental Gridded Marine Offshore and High Seas Forecasts in the NDFD - Comment period extended Hurricane and Global Wave Models Upgrade - Approved for operations, effective 01/07/2015 Global Forecast Systems (GFS) Update - Approved for operations, effective 01/14/2015 Ozone Air Quality Prediction Update - Approved for operations, effective 01/27/2015 Great Lakes Wave (GLW) System Upgrade - Approved for operations, effective 01/28/2015 Experimental Use of Mixed Case Letters in Select RiverPro products - Approved for operations, effective 01/28/2015 Experimental National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) Map Viewer - Approved for operations, effective 03/31/2015 Unrestricted Mesoscale Analysis (URMA) and Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis (RTMA) Upgrades - Approved for operations, effective 04/15/2015 Experimental Beach Hazards Statement - Approved for operations, effective 05/04/2015 Experimental Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) Tool - Approved for operations, effective 05/04/2015 Proposed Changes to the Hurricane Local Statement (HLS) - Approved for operations, effective 05/07/2[...]



Database Update - December 18, 2014

17 Dec 2014 18:52:05 GMT

December 18, 2014 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Proposed Changes to NWS Point Forecast Icons - Item added
  2. Enhancements to the Special Marine Warning and Marine Weather Statement for the Great Lakes - Item added
  3. Ozone Air Quality Prediction Update - Item added
  4. Proposed Changes to the Hurricane Local Statement (HLS) - Item added
  5. Experimental Hurricane Local Watch/Warning Product - Item added
  6. Experimental Forecast Reference Evapotranspiration (FRET) for Short Canopy Vegetation, Update 1 - Item added
  7. Global Forecast Systems (GFS) Update - Item added
  8. Hurricane and Global Wave Models Upgrade - Item added
  9. Great Lakes Wave (GLW) System Upgrade - Item added
  10. Experimental Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) Convective Forecast Planning (CCFP) Guidance - Item added
  11. Experimental Probabilistic Storm Total Snow Graphical Products, Update 1 - Item added
  12. Experimental Adaptable NWS Forecast/Warning/Observation Widget and Web Page, Update 1 - Item added
  13. Experimental SPC Probabilistic Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlooks, Update 2 - Item added
  14. Experimental Rayleigh Distribution in the NWS Coastal Waters Forecast Product, Update 2 - Item added
  15. Experimental Gerling-Hanson Wind Wave Plots, Update 1 - Item added
  16. Proposal to cease dissemination of six WSR-88D products via SBN/NOAAPORT and RPCCDS - Item added
  17. Experimental Scaled Predictive Ice Storm Aftermath Index - Comment period extended
  18. Proposed Change in the Display Options of the Short-Range Weather Charts and Termination of Associated Redbook Graphics - Approved for operations, effective 09/01/2015
  19. NWWS-2 Operational Test - Approved for operations, effective 05/31/2015
  20. Experimental SPC Day 4-8 Severe Weather Outlooks - Approved for operations, effective 12/16/2014
  21. New Space Weather Prediction Center Website - Approved for operations, effective 12/09/2014
  22. Experimental SPC Dry Thunderstorm Fire Weather Outlooks for Days 4-8, CONUS Only - Approved for operations, effective 11/04/2014
  23. Experimental NWS Use of Twitter as an Environmental Information Service - Approved for operations, effective 10/31/2014
  24. Experimental International Tsunami Products for the Pacific Basin - Approved for operations, effective 10/01/2014
  25. HYSPLIT Model Upgrade - Approved for operations, effective 09/30/2014
  26. High-Resolution Rapid Resolution (HRRR) Model - Approved for operations, effective 09/30/2014
  27. Northeast Gulf of Mexico Operational Forecast System (NEGOFS) and Northwest Gulf of Mexico Operational Forecast System (NWGOFS) - Approved for operations, effective 09/16/2014
  28. Experimental Probabilistic Storm Total Snow Graphical Products - Discontinued, replaced by Update 1
  29. Experimental SPC Probabilistic Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlooks, Update 1 - Discontinued, replaced by Update 2
  30. Experimental Gerling-Hanson Wind Wave Plots - Discontinued, replaced by Update 1
  31. Experimental Forecast Reference Evapotranspiration (FRET) for Short Canopy Vegetation, Central Region - Discontinued, replaced by Update 1
  32. Experimental Forecast Reference Evapotranspiration (FRET) for Short Canopy Vegetation, Western Region - Discontinued, replaced by Update 1
  33. Experimental Aviation Summer Weather Dashboard - Discontinued, effective 10/30/2014
  34. Experimental Adaptable NWS Forecast/Warning/Observation Widget and Web Page - Discontinued, replaced by Update 1
  35. Experimental Rayleigh Distribution in the NWS Coastal Waters Forecast Product, Update 1 - Discontinued, replaced by Update 2
  36. Proposed Termination of WSR-88D Low Resolution Base Products - Approved, effective 11/02/2015

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Database Update - September 12, 2014

12 Sep 2014 15:18:53 GMT

September 12, 2014 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Proposed Change in the Display Options of the Short-Range Weather Charts - Item added
  2. Northeast Gulf of Mexico Operational Forecast System (NEGOFS) and Northwest Gulf of Mexico Operational Forecast System (NWGOFS) - Item added
  3. Extratropical Storm Surge (ETSS) Model Enhancements - Item added
  4. High-Resolution Rapid Resolution (HRRR) Model - Item added
  5. Hybrid Single-Particle Lagrangian Integrated Trajectory (HYSPLIT) Model Update - Item added
  6. Experimental International Tsunami Products for the Pacific Basin - Item added
  7. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Threat Grids Added to the NDFD - Item added
  8. Experimental Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map - Item added
  9. Experimental Hurricane Local Statement Interactive Text Reader - Item added
  10. Experimental 5-Day Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook - Item added
  11. Experimental NHC/TAFB Satellite Rainfall QPE and QPF Webpage (graphical product portion) - Extending comment period
  12. Experimental Spanish Language Hurricane Local Statement - Item added
  13. Experimental Severe Weather Impact Graphics, CONUS only - Item added
  14. Experimental Gridded Marine Offshore and High Seas Forecasts in the NDFD - Comment period extended
  15. Experimental Provision of Supplemental Public Safety Information Before, During and After High Impact Weather Events - Comment period extended
  16. Experimental Customizable Mapping Widget and Mobile Web Page - Comment period extended
  17. Experimental Emergency Response Tool - Comment period extended
  18. Proposed termination of Coded Marine Verification Forecast (MVF) - Item added
  19. Experimental SPC Categorical Day 1-3 Convective Outlooks - Approved for operations, effective 10/22/14
  20. Approved for operations
  21. Experimental NHC/TAFB Satellite Rainfall QPE and QPF Webpage (text product portion) - Approved for operations
  22. North American Mesoscale (NAM) Upgrade v. 3.1.3 - Approved for operations
  23. North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLDAS) - Approved for operations
  24. Global Wave Ensemble System (GWES) - Approved for operations
  25. Extratropical Surge and Tide Operational Forecast System - Pacific (ESTOFS-Pacific) v.1.0.0 - Approved for operations
  26. NEXRAD Radar Acquisition/Radar Prdouct Generator Build 14 software - Approved for operations
  27. Experimental Aviation Impact Guidance for Convective Weather (AIGCW) - Approved for operations

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Database Update - May 21, 2014

21 May 2014 15:41:57 GMT

May 21, 2014 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. NEXRAD Radar Acquisition/Radar Prdouct Generator Build 14.0 software - Item added
  2. Extratropical Surge and Tide Operational Forecast System for Pacific (ESTOFS-Pacific) - Item added
  3. North American Land Data Assimilation System (NLADS) - Item added
  4. Experimental SPC Categorical Day 1-3 Convective Outlooks - Item added
  5. Experimental SPC Day 4-8 Severe Weather Outlooks - Item added
  6. Global Wave Ensemble System (GWES) - Item added
  7. National Implementation of Experimental Enhanced Format for Fire Weather Planning Forecasts - Item added
  8. Experimental Model Spectrum Webpage, Update 1 - Item added
  9. Proposed Enhanced Impact-Based Decision Support Services For the Emergency Management Community, Update 1 - Item added
  10. Experimental Graphical Weather Review Webpage - Item added
  11. Experimental Impact-Based, Severe Convective Warnings Enhancement, Update 1 - Item added
  12. Experimental Wind Speed Probabilities-based Tropical Cyclone Danger Graphic, Update 2 - Item added
  13. Experimental use of Mixed-Case Letters in Select NHC/CPHC Products - Item added
  14. Experimental Spanish Language Hurricane Local Statement - Item added
  15. Experimental Hazardous Weather Outlook Briefing Package - Item added
  16. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Impact Graphics, Update 7 - Comment period extended
  17. Experimental Beach Hazards Statement - Comment period extended
  18. Experimental RFC Decision Support Map - Comment period extended
  19. Experimental Cold Advisory for Newborn Livestock NDFD Grids - Discontinued
  20. Proposed Enhanced Impact-Based Decision Support Services For the Emergency Management Community - Discontinued, replaced by Update 1
  21. Experimental Wind Speed Probabilities-based Tropical Cyclone Danger Graphic, Update 1 - Discontinued, replaced by Update 2
  22. Experimental Impact-Based, Severe Convective Warnings Enhancement - Discontinued, replaced by Update 1
  23. Experimental Model Spectrum Webpage - Discontinued, replaced by Update 1
  24. Experimental NDFD Full Resolution - Approved for operations, effective 08/19/2014
  25. Proposed Increase in Horizontal Resolution of WPC Day 4-7 Gridded Guidance (CONUS only) - Approved for operations, effective 07/08/2014
  26. Hurricane Weather and Research Forecast (HWRF) Upgrade - Approved for operations, effective 06/03/2014
  27. High-Resolution Window Forecast System (HIRESW) Upgrade - Approved for operations, effective 06/03/2014
  28. Experimental Probabilistic Tropical Cyclone Inundation Guidance Products - Approved for operations, effective 05/28/2014
  29. Experimental Probabilistic Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge and Tide above Datum - Approved for operations, effective 05/28/2014
  30. Experimental Spanish Tsunami Product - Approved for operations, effective 05/14/2014
  31. Experimental Extended Tropical Weather Outlook - Approved for operations, effective 05/14/2014
  32. North American Ensemble Forecast System (NAEFS) Upgrade v4.0.0 - Approved for operations, effective 04/08/2014
  33. Short Range Ensemble Forecast (SREF) System Upgrade - Approved for operations, effective 04/02/2014
  34. San Francisco Bay Operational Forecast System (SFBOFS) - Approved for operations, effective 03/11/2014
  35. Proposed termination of select GFS products - Terminatation approved, effective 06/03/2014

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Database Update - February 5, 2014

27 Nov 2013 13:42:29 GMT

Feb. 5, 2014 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Adaptable NWS Forecast/Warning/Observation Widget and Web Page - Item added
  2. Experimental Maximum Wave Height in Great Lakes Open Lake Forecast - Item added
  3. Experimental Revised Wave Terminology in the Coastal Waters Forecast, Update 1 - Item added
  4. Experimental Wind Compression Decision Support Graphic - Item added
  5. San Francisco Bay Operational Forecast System (SFBOFS) - Item added
  6. SREF System Upgrade - Item added
  7. North American Ensemble Forecast System (NAEFS) Upgrade - Item added
  8. Experimental Beach Hazards Statement - Item added
  9. Experimental Revised Wave Terminology in the Coastal Waters Forecast - Discontinued, replaced by Update 1
  10. Unrestricted Mesoscale Analysis (URMA) and updates to the RTMA - Approved for operations, effective 1/28/2014
  11. RAP Analysis Upgrade - Approved for operations, effective 2/25/2014
  12. Addition of several weather elements to GMOS Guidance - Approved for operations, effective 2/18/2014
  13. Experimental LAMP Convection and Upgraded Lightning Products - Approved for operations, effective 3/11/2014
  14. Great Lakes Wave Model Physics Upgrade - Approved for operations, effective 10/29/2013

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Database Update - November 27, 2013

27 Nov 2013 13:42:29 GMT

Nov 27, 2013 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Addition of several weather elements to GMOS Guidance - Item added
  2. NWWS-2 Operational Test - Item added
  3. Experimental Enhanced Format Red Flag Warnings - Item added
  4. Experimental LAMP Convection and Upgraded Lightning Products - Item added
  5. Experimental Spanish Tsunami Product - Item added
  6. Experimental Customizable Mapping Widget and Mobile Web Page - Item added
  7. Experimental Lightning Strike Density Product - Item added
  8. Experimental Probabilistic Snowfall Internet Graphical Products in the Baltimore/Washington Area - Item added
  9. Experimental Probability of Exceedance Forecast for Precipitation and Snowfall, Update 1 - Item added
  10. Experimental Rayleigh Distribution in the NWS Coastal Waters Forecast Product, Update 1 - Item added
  11. Experimental Tampa Bay Navigation Safety Forecast, Update 1 - Item added
  12. Experimental Scaled Predictive Ice Storm Aftermath Index - Comment period extended
  13. Proposed Enhanced Impact-Based Decision Support Services For the Emergency Management Community - Comment period extended
  14. Experimental National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) Map Viewer - Comment period extended
  15. Experimental Probability of Exceedance Forecast for Precipitation and Snowfall - Discontinued, replaced by Update 1
  16. Experimental Rayleigh Distribution in the NWS Coastal Waters Forecast Product - Discontinued, replaced by Update 1
  17. Experimental Tampa Bay Navigation Safety Forecast - Discontinued, replaced by Update 1
  18. Experimental HYSPLIT Trajectories Request Function - Approved for operations, effective 10/29/2013
  19. Experimental Ice Accumulation Grids - Approved for operations, effective 11/5/2013
  20. Experimental Aviation Winter Weather Dashboard - Approved for operations, effective 11/25/2013
  21. Experimental NHC/TAFB Web Based Graphicast, Update 1 - Approved for operations, effective 12/10/2013

To view database visit weather.gov/infoservicechanges




Database Update - September 9, 2013

9 Sep 2013 13:59:36 GMT

September 9, 2013 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Proposed Increase in Horizontal Resolution of WPC Day 4-7 Gridded Guidance (CONUS only) - Item added
  2. Experimental Probabilistic Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge and Tide above Datum - Item added
  3. Experimental Enhanced Data Display - Item added
  4. Experimental Emergency Response Tool - Item added
  5. Experimental Nearshore Wave Prediction System (NWPS) Model Output - Item added
  6. Experimental National Marine Weather Web Portal, Update 1 - Item added
  7. Proposed Enhanced Impact-Based Decision Support Services For the Emergency Management Community - Comment period extended
  8. Experimental WAFS Grids Visualization - Approved for operations, effective 9/25/2013
  9. Experimental Addition of Percentiles of Snow and Ice Accumulations to the PWPF - Approved for operations, effective 9/16/2013
  10. Experimental National Marine Weather Web Portal - Discontinued, replaced by Update 1

To view database visit weather.gov/infoservicechanges




Database Update - July 30, 2013

30 Jul 2013 14:57:31 GMT

July 30, 2013 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental WAFS Grids Visualization - Item added
  2. Experimental SPC Dry Thunderstorm Fire Weather Outlooks for Days 4-8, CONUS Only - Item added
  3. Experimental Aviation Summer Weather Dashboard - Item added
  4. Experimental Extended Tropical Weather Outlook - Item added
  5. Experimental Use of Mixed Case Letters in Select RiverPro products at select WFOs - Item added
  6. Experimental Use of Mixed Case Letters in SPC Public Severe Weather Outlook - Item Added
  7. Experimental User Defined Are Forecast Point-and-Click Web Application, CONUS Only - Item added
  8. Experimental NHC Media Briefings: Videocasts, Update 1 - Comment period extended
  9. Experimental NDFD Full Resolution - Comment period extended
  10. Experimental Mixed Case Letters in WFO Text Products - Expanded and comment period extended
  11. Experimental WCOSS Output Data - Approved for operations, effective 7/25/2013
  12. Updated HYSPLIT Model - Approved for operations, effective 7/25/2013
  13. FY2013 HWRF Model - Approved for operations, effective 7/25/2013
  14. Experimental Facebook Pages - Approved for operations, effective 7/11/2013
  15. Experimental NOAA NWS RFC Soil Moisture Model Output - Approved for operations, effective 4/15/2013
  16. Experimental National Water Resources Web Page, Update 1 - Discontinued
  17. Experimental Addition of Forecast Maximum Hail Size Coding to Tornado Warnings and Associated Follow-up Statements - Discontinued, replaced by Experimental Impact-Based, Severe Convective Warnings Enhancement
  18. Proposed termination of NCEP's Legacy Climate Diagnostic Products - Effective date changed to 7/25/2013

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Database Update - June 10, 2013

10 Jun 2013 15:04:39 GMT

June 10, 2013 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental WCOSS Output Data - Item added
  2. Experimental Provision of Supplemental Public Safety Information Before, During and After High Impact Weather Events - Item added
  3. Experimental Wind Speed Probabilities-based Tropical Cyclone Danger Graphic, Update 1 - Item added
  4. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Impact Graphics, Update 6 - Item added
  5. Experimental Probabilistic Tropical Cyclone Inundation Guidance Products - Comment period extended
  6. Experimental NHC/TAFB Satellite Rainfall QPE and QPF Webpage - Comment period extended
  7. Experimental Impact-Based, Severe Convective Warnings Enhancement - Comment period extended
  8. Experimental RFC Decision Support Map - Comment period extended
  9. Experimental Days 6-7 QPF - Approved for operations, effective 7/9/2013
  10. Experimental Offshore Forecast for Arctic Alaskan Waters - Approved for operations, effective 6/4/2013
  11. Experimental Wind Speed Probabilities-based Tropical Cyclone Danger Graphic - Discontinued, replaced by Update 1
  12. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Impact Graphics, Update 5 - Discontinued, replaced by Update 6
  13. Proposed termination of NCEP's Legacy Radar Graphics - Approved, effective 6/11/2013
  14. Proposed termination of NCEP's Legacy Climate Diagnostic Products - Approved, effective 7/16/2013

To view database visit weather.gov/infoservicechanges




Database Update - May 24, 2013

24 May 2013 15:04:39 GMT

May 24, 2013 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Proposed Enhanced Impact-Based Decision Support Services for the Emergency Management Community - Item added

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Database Update -April 12, 2013

12 Apr 2013 15:04:39 GMT

April 12, 2013 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Tampa Bay Navigation Safety Forecast - Item added
  2. Experimental Cold Advisory for Newborn Livestock NDFD Grids - Item added
  3. Experimental Long Range River Flood Outlook - Item added
  4. Experimental Gridded Marine Offshore and High Seas Forecasts in the NDFD - Item added
  5. Experimental New NWS Hazards Map Interface - Discontinued, effective 3/12/2013
  6. Experimental Gridded Marine Forecasts - Discontinued and repalced with new experimental product, effective 3/20/2013
  7. Experimental WFO WRF_NMM Model Output - Approved for operations, effective 2/26/2013
  8. Experimental Fire Weather Planning Forecast (FWF) Text Format, Update 1 - Approved for operations, effective 2/26/2013
  9. Experimental Cold Advisory for Newborn Livestock (CANL) Graphic, Update 2 - Approved for operations, effective 3/19/2013
  10. Experimental Space Weather Forecast Discussion - Approved for operations, effective 4/22/2013
  11. Experimental 3-Day Space Weather Forecast - Approved for operations, effective 4/22/2013
  12. Experimental National Fire Weather Web Page - Approved for operations, effective 4/23/2013
  13. Experimental NHC Audio Briefings (podcasts), Update 1 - Approved for operations, effective 6/1/2013
  14. Proposed termination of NCEP's Legacy Radar Graphics - Item added
  15. Proposed termination of NCEP's Legacy Climate Diagnostic Products - Item added
  16. Proposed termination of Legacy GFS Low-Resolution Products - Approved, effective 4/16/2013

To view database visit weather.gov/infoservicechanges




Database Update -January 22, 2013

22 Jan 2013 14:00:56 GMT

January 22, 2013 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Scaled Predictive Ice Storm Aftermath Index - Item added
  2. Experimental Simplified Format for NWS Winter Hazards Messages - Item added
  3. Experimental Addition of Percentiles of Snow and Ice Accumulations to the PWPF - Item added
  4. Experimental National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) Map Viewer - Item added
  5. Experimental HPC Days 6-7 QPF - Item added
  6. Experimental HPC Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands - Discontinued, effective 2/3/2013
  7. Experimental Area Fire Weather Forecast Matrix (AFW) - Approved for operations
  8. Experimental Hydrologic Short-Term Meteorological Model-based Ensemble Forecasting System (MMEFS), Update 1 - Approved for operations

To view database visit weather.gov/infoservicechanges




Database Update - November 27, 2012

27 Nov 2012 01:51:09 GMT

November 27, 2012 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Additional Alaska Region Satellite imagery - Item added
  2. Experimental National Water Resources Web Page, Update 1 - Item added
  3. Experimental Maximum/Minimum Relative Humidity NDFD Grid - Approved for operations
  4. NOHRSC model expansion and forecast experimental products - Approved for operations
  5. CREOFS model - Approved for operations
  6. ESTOFS Model - Approved for operations
  7. Proposed implementation of Global Aerosol System - Approved for operations
  8. Experimental Redesign NWS Web Services Via Wireless Technologies - Approved for operations
  9. Experimental Marine Web Portal (Regional version) - Discontinued, effective 11/30/2012
  10. Experimental Extreme Cold Warning, Update 1 - Discontinued, effective 12/3/2012
  11. Experimental use of email updates to provide NWS information - Discontinued
  12. Experimental National Water Resources Web Page - Discontinued, replaced with update 1
  13. Proposed Termination of Legacy Global Data Assimilation System - Approved, effective 1/8/2013
  14. Proposed Termination of Obsolete RUC Surface Analysis - Approved

To view database visit weather.gov/infoservicechanges




Database Update - October 24, 2012

24 Oct 2012 15:15:06 GMT

October 24, 2012 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Proposed Termination of NWS Ozone Air Quality Predictions - Item added

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Database Update - August 31, 2012

30 Aug 2012 18:39:35 GMT

August 31, 2012 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Revised Wave Terminology in the Coastal Waters Forecast - Item added
  2. Experimental NDFD Full Resolution - Item added
  3. CREOFS model - Item added
  4. Experimental RFC Decision Support Map - Item added
  5. Experimental Wind Speed Probabilities-based Tropical Cyclone Danger Graphic - Item added
  6. Experimental Western Region WaveWind Hanson Plots Graphical Point Forecasts - Item added
  7. Experimental Aviation Winter Weather Dashboard - Comment period extended
  8. Experimental PQR Model Spectrum Webpage - Comment period extended
  9. SREF Ugrade - Apprpoved for operations
  10. Experimental Enhanced Thunder Product (Thunderstorm Outlook), Update 3 - Approved for operations, effective 9/26/12

To view database visit weather.gov/infoservicechanges




Database Update - June 28, 2012

27 Jun 2012 14:12:43 GMT

June 28, 2012 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Scaled Predictive Ice Storm Aftermath Index -Item added
  2. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Hazards Graphics, Update 6 - Item added
  3. Experimental NWS Use of Twitter as an Environmental Information Service - Item added
  4. Experimental SPC Probabilistic Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlooks, Update 1 - Item added
  5. Experimental Fire Weather Planning Forecast (FWF) Text Format, Update 1 - Item added
  6. Experimental NHC/TAFB Web Based Graphicast, Update 1 - Item added
  7. Experimental National Marine Weather Web Portal - Item added
  8. ESTOFS Model - Item added
  9. SREF Upgrade - Item added
  10. Experimental NOAA NWS RFC Soil Moisture Model Output - Item added
  11. Proposed Global Multi-grid Wave Model Physics Upgrade - Approved for operations
  12. Proposed Implementation of GDAS Hybrid Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation - Approved for operations
  13. Changing the Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) to the Rapid Refresh (RAP) Analysis and Forecast System - Approved for operations
  14. Proposed Design Refresh of weather.gov - Approved for operations, effective 7/2/12
  15. Experimental UltraViolet Radiation Grids in the NDGD - Approved for operations, effective 7/10/12
  16. Experimental National Ceiling and Visibility Analysis Product - Approved for operations, effective 7/24/12
  17. Experimental HPC Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands - Comment period extended
  18. Experimental Forecast Reference Evapotranspiration for Short Canopy Vegetation - WR - Comment period extended
  19. Experimental Forecast Reference Evapotranspiration for Short Canopy Vegetation - CR - Comment period extended
  20. Experimental Probabilistic Precipitation Forecasts Webpage - Discontinued
  21. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Hazards Graphics, Update 5 - Discontinued, Replaced with Update 6
  22. Experimental SPC Probabilistic Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlooks - Discontinued, Replaced with update 1
  23. Experimental NHC/TAFB Web Based Graphicast - Discontinued, replaced with Update 1
  24. Experimental Fire Weather Planning Forecast (FWF) Text Format - Discontinued, replaced with update 1

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Database Update - April 26, 2012

23 Apr 2012 16:31:35 GMT

April 26, 2012 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Ensemble Kernel Density Model Output Statistics - Item added
  2. Experimental Rayleigh Distribution in the NWS Coastal Waters Forecast Product - Item added
  3. Experimental Redesign NWS Web Services Via Wireless Technologies - Item added
  4. Proposed Global Multi-grid Wave Model Physics Upgrade - Item added
  5. Proposed Implementation of GDAS Hybrid Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation - Item added
  6. Proposed Design Refresh of weather.gov - Item added
  7. Experimental NHC Audio Briefings (podcasts) - Comment period extended
  8. Experimental NHC Media Briefings: Videocasts - Comment period extended
  9. Experimental Probabilistic Tropical Cyclone Inundation Guidance Products - Comment period extended
  10. Experimental Cold Advisory for Newborn Livestock (CANL) Graphic - Comment period extended
  11. Changing the Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) to the Rapid Refresh (RAP) Analysis and Forecast System - Comment period extended
  12. Experimental Extended Convective Forecast Product - Approved for operations
  13. Experimental HPC Probabilistic Winter Precipitation Guidance - Approved for operations
  14. Proposed Upgrade to Hurricane Weather Research and Forecast (HWRF) System and product distribution schedule - Approved for operations, effective 5/15/2012
  15. Policy on Mobile Weather Services - Approved
  16. Experimental Recently Updated Grids Service - Discontinued

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Database Update - December 16, 2011

15 Dec 2011 17:11:01 GMT

December 16, 2011 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Proposed Implementation of Multi-grid Global Wave V2.1.0 - Item added
  2. Proposed removal of obsolete RUC model output - Item added
  3. Experimental Maximum/Minimum Relative Humidity NDFD Grid - Item added
  4. Proposed replacement of ISCS broadcast with GIFS and Geonetcast America Satellite Broadcast - Item added
  5. NOHRSC model expansion and forecast experimental products - Item added
  6. Proposed Enhancements to GFS-based gridded MOS Product - Item added
  7. Combined NCEP/FNMOC Global Ensemble Ocean Wave Product - Approved for operations
  8. Changes to the North American Mesoscale (NAM) Analysis - Approved for operations
  9. Proposed Implementation of WSA-Enlil-Cone Model V1.0.0 - Item added - Approved for operations
  10. Proposed Implementation of Global Real-Time Ocean Forecast System V1.0.0 - Approved for operations
  11. Experimental Snowfall Intensity Outlook - Approved for operations
  12. Change Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) to Rapid Refresh (RAP) Analysis - Approved for operations, effective 1/24/2012
  13. Proposed 2011 Upgrade to Global Ensemble Forecast System (GEFS) - Approved for operations, effective 1/24/2012

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Database Update - February 10, 2012

9 Feb 2012 13:14:02 GMT

February 10, 2012 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Extreme Cold Warning, Update 1 - Item added
  2. Experimental Aviation Winter Weather Dashboard - Item added
  3. Experimental Impact-Based, Severe Convective Warnings Enhancement - Item added
  4. Changing the Rapid Update Cycle (RUC) to the Rapid Refresh (RAP) Analysis and Forecast System - Item added
  5. Policy on Mobile Weather Services - Item added
  6. Proposed Upgrade to Hurricane Weather Research and Forecast (HWRF) System and product distribution schedule - Item added
  7. Experimental Probability of Exceedance Forecast for Precipitation and Snowfall - Item added
  8. Proposed replacement of ISCS broadcast with GIFS and Geonetcast America Satellite Broadcast - Approved for operations, effective 6/30/2012
  9. Experimental Digital Wind and Wave Forecasts on Inland Lakes and Reservoirs - Approved for operations, effective 3/1/2012
  10. Experimental TRACON Forecasts - Comment period extended until national version is available
  11. Enhancement to National Spot Webpage: Experimental HYSPLIT Trajectories Request Function - Comment period extended
  12. Experimental Extreme Cold Warning - Discontinued, replaced with Update 1
  13. Proposed removal of obsolete RUC model output - Approved, effective 3/6/2012

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Database Update - May 27, 2011

27 May 2011 17:40:01 GMT

May 27, 2011 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental NHC Audio Briefings (podcasts) - Comment period extended for 2011 hurricane season
  2. Experimental NHC Media Briefings: Videocasts - Comment period extended for 2011 hurricane season
  3. Experimental Marine Web Portal - Comment period extended
  4. Experimental HPC Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands - Item added
  5. Experimental Aviation Impact Guidance for Convective Weather (AIGCW) - Item added
  6. Experimental Facebook Pages - Item added
  7. Experimental PQR Model Spectrum Webpage - Item added
  8. Experimental SPC Probabilistic Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlooks - Item added
  9. Proposed Termination of Space Weather Geo-Alert products on DOC/NIST WWV and WWCH radio - Item added
  10. Proposal to terminate Regional Spectral Model - Item added
  11. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Hazards Graphics, Update 5 - Item added
  12. Changes to the North American Mesoscale (NAM) Analysis - Item added
  13. Proposed Global Forecast System (GFS) Upgrade - April 2011 - Approved for operations
  14. Experimental Mountain Pass Forecast (Western Region) - Approved for operations
  15. Experimental Polygon Special Weather Statement for ER - Approved for operations
  16. Experimental Bulleted Winter Storm (WSW) and Non-Precipitation (NPW) Products National Optional, Update 2 - Approved for operations
  17. Experimental Bulleted Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Message (CWF) and Marine Weather Message (MWW) - Approved for operations
  18. Experimental Gridded Localized Aviation Model Output Statistics Program (LAMP) Products - Approved for operations, effective 6/21/2011
  19. Experimental Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts (Western Region) - Discontinued
  20. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Hazards Graphics, Update 4 - Discontinued, replaced with Update 5

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Database Update - December 1, 2010

1 Dec 2010 15:22:31 GMT

December 1, 2010 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. NCEP Central Operations Model Analyses and Guidance Web Site (To replace NCEP Model Analysis and Forecast website) - Item added
  2. Experimental Probabilistic Precipitation Forecasts Webpage - Item added
  3. Proposed 2011 Upgrade to Global Ensemble Forecast System (GEFS) - Item added
  4. Enhanced Hazardous Weather Outlook (EHWO) - Item added
  5. Experimental Hydrologic Short-Term Meteorological Model-based Ensemble Forecasting System (MMEFS) - Item added
  6. Proposed North American Ensemble Forecast System (NAEFS) Upgrade - Dec 2010 - Item added
  7. Experimental Gridded Localized Aviation Model Output Statistics Program (LAMP) Products - Item added
  8. Experimental Recently Updated Grids Service - Extended comment period and updated documentation
  9. Experimental Bulleted Winter Storm (WSW) and Non-Precipitation (NPW) Products National Optional, Update 2 - Updated version and extended comment period
  10. Hurricane Wind Wave Model Upgrade - Approved for operations
  11. Enhanced Max Wind-Hail Size Tag for Severe Thunderstorm Warnings CR - Approved for operations
  12. Proposed Termination of WFO Cleveland Great Lakes Storm Summary and Marine Alert Message - Approved, effective 2/1/2011
  13. Proposed Termination (or optional production) of Coded Cities Forecast - Approved for all except NWS Southern Region offices, effective 3/15/2011
  14. North American Ensemble Forecast System (NAEFS) and Global Ensemble Forecast System (GEFS) Model Upgrades - Approved for operations, effective 12/7/2010
  15. Proposed Termination of West Texas Weather Summary (RWSTX) Products - Approved

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Database Update - September 28, 2010

28 Sep 2010 19:27:02 GMT

September 28, 2010 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Extended Convective Forecast Product - Item added
  2. Hurricane Wind Wave Model Upgrade - Item added
  3. Experimental Bulleted Coastal/Lakeshore Hazard Message (CWF) and Marine Weather Message (MWW) - Item added
  4. Experimental Mobile Decision Support Services(MDSS) Interactive NWS(iNWS) - Item added
  5. North American Ensemble Forecast System (NAEFS) and Global Ensemble Forecast System (GEFS) Model Upgrades - Item added
  6. Proposed Termination of West Texas Weather Summary (RWSTX) Products - Item added
  7. Experimental National Fire Weather Web Page - Comment period extended
  8. Experimental RTMA Surface Pressure, Surface Pressure Uncertainty, and Model Terrain Height - Comment period extended
  9. Experimental Gridded Marine Forecasts - Added elements to experimental set
  10. Addition of Products Derived from FAA Terminal Doppler Weather Radar to SBN/NOAAPORT and RPCCDS - Approved for operations
  11. Add Radar Storm Track Information Product to NOAAPORT Broadcast - Approved for operations
  12. Experimental NCEP RTMA Grids for Hawaii and Puerto Rico Areas - Approved for operations
  13. RTMA Upgrade - Approved for operations
  14. WFO Pendleton Decision Support Web Page - Approved for operations
  15. Experimental Gridded Significant Wave Heights, Update 1 - Approved for operations, effective 10/24/2010
  16. NWS Warning Alert Messaging Services via Mobile Device Technologies, Update 1 - Discontinued, replaced with National version (MDSS/iNWS)

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Database Update - July 30, 2010

30 Jul 2010 16:25:08 GMT

July 30, 2010 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Forecast Reference Evapotranspiration for Short Canopy Vegetation - Item added
  2. Update to EMC Website - Item added
  3. Alaska Region NDFD Grids, Update 2 - Item added (replaces Alaska Region NDFD Grids, Update 1)
  4. Experimental Gridded Marine Forecasts - Item added
  5. Experimental HPC National Forecast Chart in Spanish - Item added
  6. Proposed Termination of WFO Cleveland Great Lakes Storm Summary and Marine Alert Message - Item added
  7. Proposed Termination of WSR-88D Low Resolution Base Products - Item added
  8. Add Radar Storm Track Information Product to NOAAPORT Broadcast - Item added
  9. Proposed Upgrade to Global Forecast System (GFS) - June 2010 changes - Approved for operations
  10. Experimental TRACON Approach and Departure Gate Forecast Product (Southern Region) - Approved for operations
  11. Experimental Web-based TRACON Briefings (Southern Region) - Approved for operations
  12. Experimental Palm Beach Tracon Approach and Departure Gates Forecast - Approved for operations
  13. Experimental Miami TRACON Approach and Departure Gates Forecast Product - Approved for operations
  14. Experimental NWS Hourly Multi-Sensor Precipitation Estimates Web-Based Service - Approved for operations

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Database Update - October 7, 2011

7 Oct 2011 13:44:07 GMT

October 7, 2011 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Probabilistic Tropical Cyclone Inundation Guidance Products - Item added
  2. Experimental Forecast Reference Evapotranspiration for Short Canopy Vegetation (CR) - Item added
  3. Experimental WFO WRF_NMM Model Output - Item added
  4. Experimental Area Fire Weather Forecast Matrix (AFW) - Item added
  5. Combined NCEP/FNMOC Global Ensemble Ocean Wave Product - Item added
  6. Enhancement to National Spot Webpage: Experimental HYSPLIT Trajectories Request Function - Item added
  7. Proposed Implementation of Global Real-Time Ocean Forecast System V1.0.0 - Item added
  8. NHC/TAFB Experimental Satellite Rainfall QPE and QPF Webpage - Item added
  9. Experimental Ice Accumulation Grids - Item added
  10. Experimental Mixed Case Letters in WFO Text Products - Item added
  11. Experimental Hydrologic Short-Term Meteorological Model-based Ensemble Forecasting System (MMEFS) - Replaced with updated version
  12. Experimental Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis - Surface Pressure, Surface Pressure Uncertainty, and Model Terrain Height - Approved for operations
  13. Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis (RTMA), Update 3 - Approved for operations
  14. Experimental Web enabled International Flight Folder Documentation Program - Approved for operations, effective 2/28/2012

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Database Update - March 30, 2011

5 Aug 2011 20:38:33 GMT

March 30, 2011 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental New NWS Hazards Map Interface - Item added
  2. Experimental HPC Probabilistic Winter Precipitation Guidance - Item added
  3. Experimental Fire Weather Planning Forecast (FWF) Text Format - Item added
  4. Experimental UltraViolet Radiation Grids in the NDGD - Item added
  5. Experimental Web enabled International Flight Folder Documentation Program - Item added
  6. Proposed termination of Puerto Rico and USVI Weather Summary Products and the Puerto Rico Spanish Weather Summary Product - Item added
  7. Proposed Global Forecast System (GFS) Upgrade - April 2011 - Item added
  8. Enhanced Product- Addition of Forecast Maximum Hail Size Coding to Tornado Warnings and Associated Follow-up Statements - Item added
  9. Upgrade to High-Resolution Forecast System (HIRESW) - Approved for operations
  10. NCEP Central Operations Model Analyses and Guidance Web Site (To replace NCEP Model Analysis and Forecast website) - Approved for operations
  11. Proposed North American Ensemble Forecast System (NAEFS) Upgrade - Jan 2011 - Approved for operations
  12. Experimental Probabilistic 32 Degree Fahrenheit Guidance - Approved for operations
  13. NWS Watches, Warnings, and Advisories Using CAP Format Version 1.1 - Approved for operations
  14. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Probabalistic Storm Surge Exceedance Products, Update 1 - Approved for operations
  15. Proposed Upgrade to Climate Forecast System (CFS v2.0) - Approved for operations

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Database Update - February 2, 2010

2 Feb 2010 16:19:38 GMT

February 2, 2010 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Global Ensemble Forecast System (GEFS) Upgrade (Sept 09 Changes) - Comment period extended
  2. Proposed Upgrade to Global Forecast System (GFS) - May 2010 changes - Item added
  3. Enhanced Max Wind-Hail Size Tag for Severe Thunderstorm Warnings CR - Item added
  4. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Probabalistic Storm Surge Exceedance Products - Comment period extended
  5. Enhanced Product National Implementation of the use of 1 inch Diameter Hail Criteria - Approved for operations
  6. Western Region Graphical Weather Story of the Day - Approved for operations
  7. Experimental Modeled Soil Saturation Index - Approved for operations
  8. Use of KML/KMZ as NWS standard GIS format - Approved for operations
  9. Experimental Multi-Format Marine Forecast Information Web Page for Coastal WFOs - Approved for operations, effective 3/8/2010
  10. Graphical Area Forecast (GFA), Update 1 - Approved for operations, effective 3/10/2010
  11. Enhanced Product- Use of 1 inch Diameter Hail as a Criterion for Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in NWS Central Region - Discontinued, replaced with national version
  12. Enhanced Product - WR Experimental Use of 1-inch Diameter Hail as a Criterion for SVR - Discontinued, replaced with national version

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Database Update - February 3, 2011

3 Feb 2011 16:32:25 GMT

February 3, 2011 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Proposed North American Ensemble Forecast System (NAEFS) Upgrade - Jan 2011 - Item added
  2. Experimental 6hr Interval Quantitative Precip Forecast for days 4 and 5 - Item added
  3. Experimental Digital Wind and Wave Forecasts on Inland Lakes and Reservoirs - Item added
  4. Proposed Upgrade to Climate Forecast System (CFS v2.0) - Item added
  5. Experimental Web-enabled International Flight Folder Documentation Program (WebIFFDP) - Item added
  6. Experimental Extreme Cold Warning - Item added
  7. Upgrade to High-Resolution Forecast System (HIRESW) - Item added
  8. Experimental Fire Weather Outlooks in National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) - Item added
  9. Experimental NHC/TAFB Web Based Graphicast - Item added
  10. Experimental National Snowfall Analysis - Item added
  11. Experimental Enhanced Thunder Product (SPC Thunderstorm Outlook), Update 3 - Item added
  12. Modification fo the Computation of Instability Parameters in the NCEP Model Suite - Item added
  13. Experimental Mountain Recreational Point Forecasts - Approved for operations
  14. Update to EMC Website - Approved for operations
  15. Experimental HPC National Forecast Chart in Spanish - Approved for operations, effective 3/1/2011
  16. Experimental Cold Advisory for Newborn Livestock (CANL) Graphic, Update 1 - Still out for comment/review; updated documentation for current winter season
  17. Proposed North American Ensemble Forecast System (NAEFS) Upgrade - Dec 2010 - Discontinued, replaced with Proposed North American Ensemble Forecast System (NAEFS) Upgrade - Jan 2011
  18. NDFD Experimental Web Feature Service - Discontinued, effective 3/1/2011
  19. - Experimental Enhanced Thunder Product, Update 2 - Discontinued, replaced with Update 3 (Thunderstorm Outlook)

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Database Update - August 8, 2011

5 Aug 2011 20:38:41 GMT

August 8, 2011 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental NWR on the WEB WFO Mt.Holly - Discontinued
  2. Experimental Gridded Localized Aviation Model Output Statistics Program (LAMP) Products - Approved for operations, corrected effective date to 9/27/2011
  3. Changes to the North American Mesoscale (NAM) Analysis - Comment period extended
  4. Proposed Termination of Space Weather Geo-Alert products on DOC/NIST WWV and WWCH radio - Not approved
  5. Experimental 6hr Interval Quantitative Precip Forecast for days 4 and 5 - Approved for operations
  6. Experimental Fire Weather Outlooks in National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) - Approved for operations
  7. Proposal to terminate Regional Spectral Model - Approved, effective 9/13/2011

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Database Update - July 24, 2009

24 Jul 2009 14:23:11 GMT

July 24, 2009 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Hazards Graphics, Update 3 - Item added
  2. Experimental National Hourly Multi-Sensor Precipitation Estimates Web-Based Service - Item added
  3. Alaska Region NDFD Grids, Update 1 - Item added
  4. Proposed Termination (or optional production) of Coded Cities Forecast - Item added
  5. Enhanced Product - WR Experimental Use of 1-inch Diameter Hail as a Criterion for SVR - Item added
  6. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Probabalistic Storm Surge Exceedance Products - Item added
  7. National Digital Forecast Database User Defined GRIB2 files - Approved for operations
  8. Experimental Observed Precipitation Map - Approved for operations
  9. Rapid Update Cycle Changes - Approved for operations
  10. Alaska Medium Range Forecast Discussion and Medium Range Mean Sea Level Pressure Graphics - Approved for operations, effective 9/1/2009
  11. Experimental Miami TRACON Approach and Departure Gates Forecast Product - Comment period extended
  12. Experimental RIDGE Radar Version 2 Beta Displays - Comment period extended
  13. Experimental Google LSR Webpage Product, Update 1 - Changed scope from local to regional
  14. Experimental Southern Region Multi-Sensor Precipitation Estimates Web-Based Service - Discontinued, replaced with national version
  15. Alaska Region NDFD Grids - Discontinued, replaced with updated version
  16. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Hazards Graphics, Update 2 - Discontinued, replaced with updated version

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Database Update - May 29, 2009

28 May 2009 15:14:46 GMT

May 29, 2009 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Offshore Forecast for Arctic Alaskan Waters - Item added
  2. Experimental Recently Updated Grids Service - Item added
  3. Experimental Google LSR Webpage Product WFO State College - Item added
  4. Experimental Polygon Special Weather Statement WFO Blacksburg and WFO State College - Item added
  5. Experimental Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook (GTW)-Central Pacific - Item added
  6. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Wind Field Graphic Central Pacific - Item added
  7. Experimental Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale Revision - Item added
  8. Experimental Lightning Potential Index - Approved for operations
  9. Experimental Weekend Weather Graphic - Approved for operations
  10. Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix - Approved for operations
  11. Experimental Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook, Update 1 - Approved for operations
  12. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Wind Field Graphic - Approved for operations
  13. Experimental Sacramento WRF NMM Model Output - Approved for operations
  14. Experimental NWS web services via wireless technologies (national scope) - Approved for operations, effective 7/1/2009
  15. Experimental Water Resources Outlook Multi-Media Briefing - Approved for operations, effective 6/3/2009
  16. Proposed Termination of South Texas Weather Summary (RWSTX) Products - Approved, effective 6/1/2009
  17. Experimental Expanded Point Forecast Matrix Webpage Product - Discontinued, effective 5/31/2009

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Database Update - April 23, 2010

23 Apr 2010 19:15:56 GMT

April 23, 2010 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Cold Advisory for Newborn Livestock (CANL) Graphic, Update 1 - Corrected updated version to reflect proposed national implementation

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Database Update - April 15, 2010

15 Apr 2010 17:14:38 GMT

April 15, 2010 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Proposed Field Test of AVSET Controlled WSR-88D Volume Scanning - Item added
  2. Experimental use of email updates to provide NWS information - Item added
  3. Experimental Probabilistic 32 Degree Fahrenheit Guidance - Item added
  4. Experimental Mountain Pass Forecast - Item added
  5. Experimental Cold Advisory for Newborn Livestock (CANL) Graphic, Update 1 - Updated version
  6. Weather, Water, and Climate Information Podcasts, Update 1 - Updated version
  7. Experimental Marine Web Portal - Name change from "Experimental Carolinas Coast/Southeastern Marine Web Portal, Update 1", extended comment period
  8. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Wind Field Graphic Central Pacific - Approved for operations
  9. Experimental Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook (GTW)-Central Pacific - Approved for operations
  10. Experimental Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale Revision - Approved for operations
  11. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Speed Probabilities (TCSWSP) for the North Pacific Ocean in the NDFD, Update 1 - Approved for operations
  12. Proposed Upgrade to Global Multi-grid Wind Wave Model - Approved for operations
  13. Experimental Instant Messaging (IM) for NWS (NWSChat) - Approved for operations
  14. Global Ensemble Forecast System (GEFS) Upgrade (Sept 09 Changes) - Approved for operations
  15. Experimental Grid-based Emergency Communications Center Dispatch Area (ECCDA) Forecast Summaries, or ECCDA Radio - Discontinued
  16. Experimental Google Map Display Service of NWS Weather Data - Discontinued

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Database Update - September 18, 2009

18 Sep 2009 15:37:02 GMT

September 18, 2009 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Mountain Recreational Point Forecasts - Item added
  2. Experimental TRACON Forecasts - Item added
  3. Experimental Western Region Graphical Weather Story of the Day - Item added
  4. Experimental NHC Audio Briefings (podcasts) - Item added
  5. Experimental NHC Media Briefings: Videocasts - Item added
  6. Experimental Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts (Western Region) - Item added
  7. Proposed Changes to Real Time Ocean Forecast System (RTOFS) - Item added
  8. Proposed Upgrade to Short Range Ensemble Forecast (SREF) - Sept. 2009 changes - Item added
  9. Upgrade of NCEP Air Quality Forecast (HYSPLIT) System - Item added
  10. Experimental Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis Surface Pressure, Surface Pressure Uncertainty, and Model Terrain Height - Comment period extended
  11. Experimental Bulleted Winter Weather and Non-Precipitation Statements - Comment period extended
  12. GovDelivery Southeast River Forecast Center (SERFC) Subscription Service - Approved for operations
  13. Discontinuation of International Route Forecasts - Approved
  14. Experimental Hazards Grids in the National Digital Forecast Database - Approved for Operations in all areas except Alaska where it remains experimental
  15. Experimental Central Region Multimedia Weather Briefing - Approved for operations, effective 10/1/2009

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Database Update - April 10, 2009

10 Apr 2009 18:20:38 GMT

April 10, 2009 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Observed Precipitation Map - Item added
  2. Enhanced Product- Use of 1 inch Diameter Hail as a Criterion for Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in NWS Central Region - Item added
  3. NCEP Model Analysis and Forecast (March 2009 changes) - Item added
  4. Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis (RTMA), Update 2 - New version
  5. Experimental Orlando International Airport (MCO) TRACON Collaborative Convective Forecast Product - Experiemental Product Discontinued
  6. NCEP Model Analysis and Forecast (Jan. 2008 changes) - Approved for Operations
  7. Experimental Probabilistic Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge, Update 2 - Approved for Operations, Effective 6/1/2009
  8. Experimental Graphical Convective Outlook for the Alaska FIR - Approved for Operations, Effective 4/30/2009
  9. National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) Convective Outlook Hazard Probability Elements - Approved for Operations, Effective 4/30/2009
  10. Proposed Termination of Travelers Forecast - Approved, Effective 4/15/2009
  11. Experimental 7-Day Evapotranspiration Forecast - Approved for Operations
  12. Proposed Upgrade to Global Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation (GSI) Code - Approved for Operations

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Database Update - September 5, 2008

5 Oct 2008 13:35:46 GMT

September 5, 2008 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Orlando International Airport (MCO) TRACON Collaborative Convective Forecast Product - Item added
  2. Proposed Termination of Alaska Marine Table - Item added
  3. NWS Watches, Warnings and Advisories Using CAP Format Version 1.1 - Item added
  4. Experimental Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook, Update 1 - Updated documentation to include Pacific hurricanes\
  5. NDFD Experimental Web Feature Service - Comment period extended
  6. Instant Messaging During Significant Weather and Hydrologic Events - Comment period extended in Eastern Region
  7. Water Resources Streamflow Outlook - Approved for operations
  8. Insert Call-to-Action Markers in NWS Watch Warning and Advisory Text Products - Approved for operations, effective February 11, 2009
  9. Experimental Great Lakes Port Forecast Product - Discontinued

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Database Update - June 10, 2010

10 Jun 2010 18:47:36 GMT

June 10, 2010 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental HPC Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts - Item added
  2. Proposed Change to Mixed Case and Expanded Character Set in All NWS Text Products - Item added
  3. Experimental Bulleted Winter Storm (WSW) and Non-Precipitation (NPW) Products National Optional, Update 1 - Item added
  4. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Hazards Graphics, Update 4 - Item added
  5. Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis (RTMA), Update 3 - Item added
  6. Proposed Upgrade to Global Forecast System (GFS) - May 2010 changes - Approved for operations
  7. Experimental RIDGE Radar Version 2 Beta Displays - Approved for operations, effective 7/6/2010
  8. Experimental Google LSR Webpage Product, Update 1 - Discontinued, effective 6/10/2010
  9. Experimental Bulleted Winter Storm (WSW) and Non-Precipitation (NPW) Products National Optional - Discontinued, replaced with updated version
  10. Experimental Bulleted Winter Weather and Non-Precipitation Statements - Discontinued, replaced with National version
  11. Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis (RTMA), Update 2 - Discontinued, replaced wtih updated version
  12. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Hazards Graphics, Update 3 - Discontinued, replaced with updated version

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Database Update - December 4, 2009

4 Dec 2009 12:40:29 GMT

December 4, 2009 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental National Water Resources Web Page - Item added
  2. Enhanced Product National Implementation of the use of 1 inch Diameter Hail Criteria - Item added
  3. EXPERIMENTAL TRACON APPROACH and DEPARTURE GATE FORECAST PRODUCT (Southern Region) - Item added
  4. EXPERIMENTAL Web-based TRACON Briefings (Southern Region) - Item added
  5. Experimental National Fire Weather Web Page - Item added
  6. Experimental Bulleted Winter Storm (WSW) and Non-Precipitation (NPW) Products National Optional - Item added
  7. Global Ensemble Forecast System (GEFS) Upgrade (Sept 09 Changes) - Item added
  8. Experimental RIDGE Radar Version 2 Beta Displays - Comment period extended
  9. Proposed Upgrade to Short Range Ensemble Forecast (SREF) - Sept. 2009 changes - Approved for operations
  10. Experimental Western Region Standardized Fire Weather Web Pages - Approved for operations
  11. Proposed Changes to Real Time Ocean Forecast System (RTOFS) - Approved for operations
  12. Experimental D Region Absorption Prediction, Release 2 - Approved for operations
  13. Experimental National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) Day 4 to 8 Convective Outlook Elements - Approved for operations
  14. Upgrade of NCEP Air Quality Forecast (HYSPLIT) System - Approved for operations
  15. Proposed Upgrade to Global Forecast System (GFS) - Nov 2009 changes - Approved for operations, effective 12/15/2009
  16. Experimental 10 Percent Probability of Exceedance Wind Gust Grid (G10) - Discontinued

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Database Update - May 23, 2008

23 May 2008 17:15:37 GMT

May 23, 2008 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental 10 Percent Probability of Exceedance Wind Gust Grid (G10) - Item added
  2. Experimental NWR on the WEB WFO Mt.Holly - Item added
  3. Proposed Upgrade to Wave Ensemble System - Item added
  4. Experimental Sacramento WRF NMM Model Output - Item added
  5. Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis (RTMA), Update 1 (Alaska coverage) - Updated version
  6. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Hazards Graphics, Update 2 - Updated version
  7. Experimental Marine Weather Warning - Approved for Operations, Effective 8/5/2008
  8. Graphical Area Forecast (GFA), Update 1- Approved for Operations, Effective 9/3/2008
  9. Proposed Restructuring of NWS Winter Weather Advisory and Warning Products- Approved for Operations, Effective 9/9/2008
  10. Proposed Great Lakes Wave Model Upgrade - Approved for Operations
  11. Experimental Graphical Milepost Forecast - Approved for Operations
  12. Internet-Based Public Service Videos - Discontinued
  13. Global Forecast System (GFS) Upgrade - Discontinued

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Database Update - July 25, 2008

25 Jul 2008 16:49:06 GMT

June 25, 2008 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Graphical Convective Outlook for the Alaska FIR - Item added
  2. Experimental Western Region Standardized Fire Weather Web Pages - Item added
  3. Proposed Replacement of Eta Based MOS Products With NAM MOS Products - Item added
  4. Proposed Termination of the NGM and Related NGM-Based Products - Item added
  5. Experimental NCEP RTMA Grids for Hawaii and Puerto Rico Areas - Item added
  6. Proposed Upgrade to Global Ensemble Forecast System - Item added
  7. Audio Weather Briefing - Approved for Operations
  8. Proposed NAM Upgrade - Approved for Operations
  9. Proposed Upgrade to Wave Ensemble System - Approved for Operations
  10. NDFD Climate Outlook Probability Elements - Approved for Operations, effective 8/21/2008
  11. NWS Warning Alert Messaging Services via Mobile Device Technologies - Comment period extended

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Database Update - December 23, 2008

23 Dec 2008 12:47:40 GMT

December 23, 2008 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Palm Beach Tracon Approach and Departure Gates Forecast - Item added
  2. Experimental National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) Day 4 to 8 Convective Outlook Elements - Item added
  3. Experimental Enhanced Thunder Product, Update 2 - Item added
  4. Experimental Modeled Soil Saturation Index - Item added
  5. Experimental Grid-based Emergency Communications Center Dispatch Area (ECCDA) Forecast Summaries, or ECCDA Radio - Item added
  6. NOMADS Upgrade - Item added
  7. Proposed Upgrade to Global Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation (GSI) Code - Item added
  8. Addition of Products Derived from FAA Terminal Doppler Weather Radar to SBN/NOAAPORT and RPCCDS - Item added
  9. NWS Warning Alert Messaging Services via Mobile Device Technologies, Update 1 - New version, comment period
  10. Experimental Grassland Fire Danger Index for the Kansas Plains - Updated effective date for operations
  11. NDFD Experimental Web Feature Service - Comment period extended
  12. Experimental 10 Percent Probability of Exceedance Wind Gust Grid (G10) - Comment period extended
  13. Experimental Tabular Product Evolution in eXtensible Markup Language - Approved for operations
  14. Experimental Global Tropics Benefits / Hazards Assessment - Approved for operations
  15. Proposed Changes to North American Mesoscale Analysis and Forecast System - Approved for operations
  16. Experimental Tabular Product Evolution in eXtensible Markup Language Derived Selected Cities Summary - Approved for operations, effective 1/13/2009
  17. Proposed Upgrade to Short Range Ensemble Forecast (SREF) - Approved for operations, effective 7/6/2009
  18. Experimental Enhanced Thunder Product, Update 1 - Discontinued, effective 2/27/2009
  19. Instant Messaging During Significant Weather and Hydrologic Events - Discontinued, effective 2/2/2009. Replaced with Experimental Instant Messaging (IM) for NWS (NWSChat), see above.

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Database Update - June 27, 2008

27 Jun 2008 15:12:06 GMT

June 27, 2008 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Hazards Grids in the National Digital Forecast Database - Item added
  2. Experimental D Region Absorption Prediction, Release 2 - Item added
  3. Termination of NWS Southern Region Precipitation Analysis Information Service - Approved
  4. QPF, Snow Amount, and Sky Cover elements in National Digital Forecast Database - Approved for operations, effective 7/8/2008
  5. Experimental Western Region Fire Weather/Marine Point Forecast Matrix - Approved for operations

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Database Update - February 19, 2009

19 Feb 2009 13:40:04 GMT

February 19, 2009 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Central Region Multimedia Weather Briefing - Item added
  2. Experimental Bulleted Winter Weather and Non-Precipitation Statements - Item added
  3. Experimental Cold Advisory for Newborn Livestock (CANL) Graphic - Item added
  4. Experimental Real-Time Mesoscale Analysis - Surface Pressure, Surface Pressure Uncertainty, and Model Terrain Height - Item added
  5. Experimental Google Map Display Service of NWS Weather Data - Item added
  6. Experimental RIDGE Radar Version 2 Beta Displays - Item added
  7. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Speed Probabilities (TCSWSP) for the North Pacific Ocean in the NDFD, Update 1 - Item added (replacing original version)
  8. Experimental Multi-Format Marine Forecast Information Web Page for Coastal WFOs - Item added
  9. Proposed Termination of South Texas Weather Summary (RWSTX) Products - Item added
  10. NWS Watches, Warnings, and Advisories Using CAP Format Version 1.1 - Comment period extended
  11. Proposed Upgrade to Global Gridpoint Statistical Interpolation (GSI) Code, Comment period extended
  12. NOMADS Upgrade - Approved for Operations, Effective 2/14/2009
  13. NWS Warnings Using Geographic Information Systems - Approved for Operations, Effective 4/1/2009
  14. NWS Watches, Warnings and Advisories Using RSS and CAP XML Based Formats - Experimental products to be phased out and replaced with updated capabilities by 12/31/2009. See replacement--NWS Watches, Warnings, and Advisories Using CAP Format Version 1.1

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Database Update - March 15, 2008

15 Mar 2008 15:38:51 GMT

March 15, 2008 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Grassland Fire Danger Index for the Kansas Plains - item added
  2. Proposed Great Lakes Wave Model Upgrade - item added
  3. Experimental Water Resources Outlook Multi-Media Briefing - item added
  4. Experimental NWS web services via wireless technologies (national scope) - item added
  5. Proposed Restructuring of NWS Winter Weather Advisory and Warning Products - item added
  6. Experimental Weekend Weather Graphic - item added
  7. Audio Weather Briefing - extended comment period
  8. Experimental Tabular Product Evolution in eXtensible Markup Language - extended comment period
  9. Experimental Western Region Fire Weather/Marine Point Forecast Matrix - extended comment period
  10. Internet-Based Public Service Videos - extended comment period
  11. Experimental Carolinas Coast/Southeastern Marine Web Portal, Update 1 - updated version
  12. Experimental NDFD Climate - approved for operations
  13. HotSeat Warning Simulator - approved for operations
  14. Crosswind Calculator Aid - approved for operations
  15. Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts - approved for operations
  16. Ceiling Height and Surface Visibility Information On The Multi-Format Forecast Information Web Page - approved for operations
  17. NWS Web services via wireless technologies (Southern Region) - discontinued
  18. Experimental NOAA Weather Radio (MP3s) - discontinued
  19. National Convective Weather Forecast Product, Version 2 - discontinued

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Database Update - October 31, 2008

31 Oct 2008 16:44:20 GMT

October 31, 2008 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. GovDelivery--Southeast River Forecast Center (SERFC) Subscription Service - Item added
  2. Proposed Upgrade to Short Range Ensemble Forecast (SREF) - Item added
  3. Proposed Changes to North American Mesoscale Analysis and Forecast System - Item added
  4. Proposed Termination of Travelers Forecast (TAV) - Item added
  5. Experimental Grassland Fire Danger Index for the Kansas Plains - Approved for operations, Effective 11/13/2008
  6. Eastern Region Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix - Comment period extended
  7. Graphical Area Forecast (GFA), Update 1 - Reclassified as experimental, Comment period extended
  8. Proposed Changes to RUC13 - Approved for operations, Effective 11/4/2008
  9. Proposed Termination of Alaska Marine Table - Approved, Effective 12/2/2008
  10. Proposed Replacement of Eta Based MOS Products With NAM MOS Products - Approved, Effective 12/9/2008
  11. Proposed Termination of the NGM and Related NGM-Based Products - Approved, Effective 3/3/2009

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Database Update - January 15, 2008

15 Jan 2008 12:05:06 GMT

January 15, 2008 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Proposal to Terminate NWS Southern Region Precipitation Analysis Information Service - Item added
  2. NCEP Model Analysis and Forecast (Oct 2007 Changes) - Approved for Operations
  3. NCEP Model Analysis and Forecast (Jan 2008 changes) - Item added
  4. Experimental GIS Compatible NDFD Data on the WFO Internet Page - Approved for Operations

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Database Update - February 15, 2008

15 Feb 2008 15:31:58 GMT

February 15, 2008 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Southern Region Multi-Sensor Precipitation Estimates Web-Based Service - item added
  2. Experimental Miami Approach and Departure Gates Forecast Product - item added
  3. Regional/Local Experimental Seasonal Forecast - approved for operations
  4. Insert Call-to-Action Markers in NWS Watch Warning and Advisory Text Products - item added
  5. Proposed NAM Upgrade - item added
  6. Multi-Format Marine Forecast Information Web Page - approved for operations
  7. Gridded Graphical Hazardous Weather Outlook - approved for operations
  8. Minneapolis TRACON Collaborative Convective Forecast Product - approved for operations
  9. Graphical Severe Weather Warnings - approved for operations
  10. Experimental Gridded Day 2 and Day 3 Excessive Precipitation Forecast - approved for operations
  11. Experimental Graphical Uncertainty Forecast for Milwaukee and Madison WI - discontinued

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Database Update - April 21, 2008

21 Apr 2008 15:02:53 GMT

April 21, 2008 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Global Forecast System (GFS) Upgrade - Item added
  2. Experimental Fire Weather Point Forecast Matrix - Item added
  3. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Wind Field Graphic - Item added
  4. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Speed Probabilities (TCSWSP) for the North Pacific Ocean in the NDFD - Item added
  5. Use of Really Simple Syndication (RSS) for Distribution of NWS Operational Data/Products - Approved for operations
  6. Tactical Convective Hazard Product - Approved for operations
  7. Graphical Short Term Forecast Product (GraphiCast) - Approved for operations
  8. Experimental NOAA Weather Radio Podcasts - Approved for operations
  9. Experimental National Digital Forecast Database Using Geographic Information Systems - Discontinued
  10. Experimental Snowfall Probabilities - Discontinued
  11. Experimental Probabilistic Quantitative Snowfall Forecast (PQSF) - Discontinued
  12. ABRFC Flood Climatology Graphics - Discontinued
  13. Experimental Use of Really Simple Syndication (RSS) for Distribution of Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS) Information (Eastern Region) - Discontinued; national capability available
  14. Experimental WFO Eureka Humboldt Bay Bar Graphical Forecast - Approved for Operations
  15. National Air Quality Forecast System (AQFS) Ozone Forecast Experimental Graphic Display, Update 1 - Approved for operations
  16. Experimental Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook, Update 1 - New version
  17. Experimental Probabilistic Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge, Update 2 - New version
  18. Experimental Weekend Weather Graphic - Comment period extended
  19. Instant Messaging During Significant Weather and Hydrologic Events - Comment period extended

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Database Update - December 18, 2007

18 Dec 2007 12:52:35 GMT

December 18, 2007 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Modifications to WSR-88D Level II Data Stream and Format - Approved for Operations
  2. NDFD Experimental Web Feature Service - Updated documentation
  3. Experimental Sierra Backcountry Forecast - Approved for Operations
  4. Experimental Graphical Milepost Forecast - Item added
  5. Experimental Lightning Potential Index - Item added
  6. Experimental Global Tropics Benefits / Hazards Assessment - Item added
  7. Experimental Graphical "Weather Story of the Day" - Approved for Operations

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Database Update - November 20, 2007

20 Nov 2007 17:53:35 GMT

November 20, 2007 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Proposed RTMA AK Upgrade - Approved for Operations
  2. Proposed CFS Upgrade - Approved for Operations
  3. Proposed SREF Upgrade - Approved for Operations
  4. Proposed NAEFS Upgrade - Approved for Operations
  5. Replace Ocean Wave Model Suite with Multi-Grid Wave Model - Approved for Operations
  6. NDFD Experimental Web Feature Service - Comment period extended
  7. NCEP Model Analysis and Forecast (Sept 2007 Changes) - Approved for Operations
  8. NCEP Model Analysis and Forecast (Oct 2007 Changes) - Item added
  9. NWS Warning Alert Messaging Services via Moble Device Technologies - Item added

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Database Update - October 19, 2007

19 Oct 2007 17:52:06 GMT

October 19, 2007 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Terminate NGM-based LAMP Products - Approved, effective January 2008
  2. NDFD Wind Gust Element - Approved for Operations
  3. Experimental Weather Activity Planner - Operational, Effective 11/15/2007
  4. Experimental Interactive Weather Planner - Discontinued; Western region service replaced with National service, Effective 11/15/2007
  5. Weather Activity Planner - Discontinued; Central region service replaced with National service, Effective 11/15/2007
  6. Flood Inundation Map Graphics - Approved for Operations
  7. National Multi-Sensor Precipitation Estimates Web-Based Experimental Service - Approved for Operations

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Database Update - August 21, 2007

21 Aug 2007 13:45:30 GMT

August 21, 2007 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. National Air Quality Forecast System (AQFS) Ozone Forecast Experimental Graphic Display, Update 1- new version/comment period
  2. Minneapolis TRACON Collaborative Convective Forecast Product - Updated documentation
  3. Multimedia Weather Briefing - Approved for Operations, effective 8/1/2007
  4. Experimental Tabular Product Evolution in eXtensible Markup Language - Item added
  5. Proposed Termination of NGM-based LAMP Products - Item added

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Database Update - May 17, 2007

17 May 2007 13:05:30 GMT

May 17, 2007 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. NDFD Experimental Web Feature Service - item added
  2. Probabilistic Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts - item added
  3. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Watch/Warning Product - changed effective date for transition to operations--6/1/2007
  4. Tropical Cyclone Surface Wind Spped Probabilities in the NDFD - approved for operations effective 5/31/2007
  5. Rip Current Forecast Graphic - approved for operations, effective 5/4/2007
  6. Objective Blends of Drought Indicators - experimental product discontinued, effective 5/14/2007
  7. Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands Rainfall Outlook  - experimental product discontinued, effective 5/14/2007
  8. 8- to 14-day Highest Minimum Heat Index Prediction (Contiguous U.S.) - experimental product discontinued, effective 5/14/2007
  9. Experimental Expanded Point Forecast Matrix Webpage Product - item added
  10. Experimental Fire Weather Threat 4-Panel Graphic - corrected comment close date (7/31/2007)
  11. Experimental Gridded Day 2 and Day 3 Excessive Precipitation Forecast - item added

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Database Update - September 14, 2007

14 Sep 2007 16:37:51 GMT

September 14, 2007 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental National Ceiling and Visibility Analysis Product - Item added
  2. NCEP Model Analyses and Forecasts, July 2007 Changes - Approved for Operations
  3. NCEP Model Analyses and Forecasts, September 2007 Changes - Item added

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Database Update - April 9, 2007

9 Apr 2007 14:26:34 GMT

April 9, 2007 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Use of Really Simple Syndication (RSS) for Distribution of NWS Operational Data/Products- item added

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Database Update - July 27, 2007

27 Jul 2007 18:22:35 GMT

July 27, 2007 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Minneapolis TRACON Collaborative Convective Forecast Product - item added
  2. Experimental 7-Day Evapotranspiration Forecast - item added
  3. Graphical Area Forecast (GFA), Update 1 - new version/comment period
  4. Experimental Marine Weather Warning - item added
  5. Replace Ocean Wave Model Suite with Multi-Grid Wave Model - item added
  6. Replace current GFS postprocessor with new unified postprocessor - item added
  7. Proposed HIRES Window Upgrade - item added
  8. Termination of CONUS TWEB Forecasts - Approved, effective 9/30/2007

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Database Update - September 28, 2007

28 Sep 2007 17:52:06 GMT

September 28, 2007 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental NDFD Climate Outlook Probability Elements - Item added
  2. Instant Messaging During Significant Weather and Hydrologic Events - Item Added
  3. Proposed Short Range Ensemble Forecast System Upgrade - Item added
  4. Proposed RTMA AK Upgrade - Item added
  5. Proposed North American Ensemble Forecast System Upgrade - Item added
  6. Proposed Climate Forecast System Upgrade - Item added
  7. Experimental Probabilistic Tropical Cyclone Storm Surge, Update 1- Name Change (from Hurricane to Tropical Cyclone), Updated Documentation
  8. Experimental Fire Weather Threat 4-Panel Graphic - Approved for Operations, Effective 9/27/2007
  9. Proposed HIRES Window Upgrade - Approved for Operations, Effective 9/11/2007
  10. Replace current GFS postprocessor with new unified postprocessor - Approved for Operations, Effective 9/25/2007

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Database Update - June 8, 2007

8 Jun 2007 17:29:19 GMT

June 8, 2007 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Space Weather for Aviation Service Providers - Approved for Operations
  2. Experimental Tropical Cyclone Hazards Graphics, Version 2 - New comment period
  3. Multi-Format Marine Forecast Information Web Page - Item added
  4. Weather, Water, and Climate Information Podcasts - Item added
  5. National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) Gridded Data - Updated documentation and contact information
  6. National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) Experimental Graphic Forecast Displays - Updated documentation and contact information
  7. Experimental Probabalistic Hurricane Storm Surge Product, Version 2 - New comment period

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Database Update - June 29, 2007

29 Jun 2007 17:43:28 GMT

June 29, 2007 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Experimental Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook - Item added
  2. Great Lakes Port Forecasts, Update 1 - New comment period
  3. Experimental Gridded Significant Wave Heights, Update 1 - New comment period
  4. Graphical Hurricane Local Stagement - Experimental product discontinued
  5. Experimental WR Water Supply Page - Approved for operations, effective July 17, 2007
  6. Experimental Blowing Dust Potential Product - Approved for operations, effective June 28, 2007
  7. Experimental Gridded Weather Input to Fire Area Simulation Model (FARSITE) - Approved for operations, effective July 17, 2007
  8. Experimental California Fire Weather Web Page and Emergency Communications Center Dispatch Area (ECCDA) Forecast Summaries - Approved for operations, effective July 17, 2007
  9. Experimental Weather Activity Planner - Approved for operations, effective date TBD
  10. Experimental Graphical "Weather Story of the Day" - Item added
  11. NCEP Model Analysis and Forecast (March 2007 Changes) - Approved for Operations, effective July 2, 2007
  12. NCEP Model Analysis and Forecast (July 2007 Changes) - Item added
  13. Soliciting Comments on Proposed Change in Forecast Trend Categories for U.S. Drought Outlook - Item added

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Database Update - April 23, 2007

23 Apr 2007 15:49:23 GMT

April 23, 2007 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Termination of CONUS TWEB forecasts - item added
  2. Storm Prediction Center Day 3-8 Fire Weather Outlook Guidance - Approved for Operations
  3. National Air Quality Forecast System (AQFS) Smoke Forecast Experimental Graphic Display - Approved for Operations
  4. Revalidation of Experimental Enhanced Thunder Product - Item added

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Database Update - March 30, 2007

30 Mar 2007 17:28:32 GMT

March 30, 2007 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. NCEP Model Analysis and Forecast - item added
  2. Modifications to WSR-88D Level II Data Stream and Format - item added
  3. Termination of Eta-Based MOS Products - Decision reached; Termination not approved

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Database Update - March 16, 2007

16 Mar 2007 17:28:32 GMT

March 16, 2007 - The NWS Database of Information Service Changes was updated. The following changes were made:

  1. Modifications to WSR-88D Level II Data Stream and Format - item added
  2. National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) Convective Outlook Hazard Probability Elements - item added
  3. Experimental Graphical Uncertainty Forecast for Milwaukee and Madison WI - item added
  4. Multimedia Weather Briefing - item added
  5. Carolinas Coast Marine Web Portal - item added
  6. Water Resources Streamflow Outlook - item added
  7. Experimental Day 4-8 Severe Weather Outlook Guidance - approved for operations

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