Monday, October 03, 2016

EMWIN Planned Outage

To:  AWIPS/NOAAPort Users. Emergency Managers Weather
     Information Network /EMWIN/ National Weather Services
     /NWS/ Customers. WAFS Users.  GTS Users. NWS Fax Chart

From:  RTH Washington Data Management

SUBJECT:  Notice to all users of the NWS Emergency Managers Weather Information network (EMWIN)
On 11 October 2016 beginning at 10:00 EST (14:00 UTC), the RTH-Washington Emergency Managers Weather Information Network (EMWIN) is being upgraded for improved efficiency. The current EMWIN service will be affected for approximately thirty (30) minutes.  Broadcast product availability during this event follows:

    EMWIN will not acquire or transmit international products
    EMWIN will acquire and transmit US NWS Offices' and Centers' products
    EMWIN will acquire and transmit image files

The EMWIN full product broadcast should resume no later than 10:30 EST (14:30 UTC), 11 October 2016.

The EMWIN upgrade will be rescheduled in the event an NWS Critical Weather Day is declared (http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/cwd/).

POC: Patrick Gillis
Program Lead for ISCS and WIS Programs
NOAA/National Weather Service

For NOAAPORT and NON-AWIPS Customers - if you have any questions regarding distribution or would like to add these products to your datastream please contact Data Management at ncep.pmb.dm@noaa.gov.

This information is also posted on the NWS Data Management change notices web page. the url is listed below.


Data Management
NCO Production Management Branch Silver Spring
GISC/RTH Washington Sends

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