[Ncep.nhc.nco_contacts] TSB Morning Rounds - Fri Jul 15, 2016

David Zelinsky - NOAA Federal david.a.zelinsky at noaa.gov
Mon Jul 18 22:12:07 UTC 2016


I followed up on this at 22Z.  Somehow the alarm sound file that
accompanies the rainfall reminder was set to open in notepad by default.  I
changed it back to Windows Media player so it should be fine now.

On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 1:21 PM, Monica Bozeman - NOAA Federal <
monica.bozeman at noaa.gov> wrote:

> Ok. Ive added that to the TSB to-do list and assigned either Mello, Dave
> or Craig since they are on-site and will be able to see it for themselves.
>
>
> Monica Bozeman
> Meteorologist/Programmer
> National Hurricane Center
> 301-683-1553
> monica.bozeman at noaa.gov
> <http://www.wdtb.noaa.gov/badges/monica.bozeman>
>
> On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 1:09 PM, Hugh Cobb - NOAA Federal <
> hugh.cobb at noaa.gov> wrote:
>
>> Monica,
>>             This has been about 3 months.
>>
>> Hugh
>>
>> On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 12:42 PM, Monica Bozeman - NOAA Federal <
>> monica.bozeman at noaa.gov> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Hugh,
>>>
>>> Martin is correct, TSB is not getting the shift log emails and we have
>>> noted that in the daily morning rounds emails (so that TSB knows to review
>>> the actual shift log) so hopefully you all are reading those as well. I
>>> have been trying to troubleshoot that and having problems replicating the
>>> problem.
>>>
>>> How long has the EP PC been having this problem?
>>>
>>> Monica
>>>
>>>
>>> Monica Bozeman
>>> Meteorologist/Programmer
>>> National Hurricane Center
>>> 301-683-1553
>>> monica.bozeman at noaa.gov
>>> <http://www.wdtb.noaa.gov/badges/monica.bozeman>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 12:16 PM, Hugh Cobb - NOAA Federal <
>>> hugh.cobb at noaa.gov> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Monica and CSG,
>>>>
>>>>             Thanks for looking into this. On a related note we are
>>>> still having issues on the East Pacific PC with a screen which comes up
>>>> with hieroglyphics
>>>> when we are prompted to run the rainfall program. This has been an
>>>> ongoing issue.
>>>>
>>>> Martin also wondered whether TSB was receiving our shift logs. We have
>>>> had several entries about TAFB issues which seemed to go unnoticed.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks
>>>> Hugh
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Jul 18, 2016 at 11:05 AM, Monica Bozeman - NOAA Federal <
>>>> monica.bozeman at noaa.gov> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> The problem with the TAFB rainfall products was related to the CPHC
>>>>> ATCF permissions problems. The rainfall program is updating now for Darby
>>>>> and Estelle. The rainfall program is also holding onto Celia since the
>>>>> storms.txt file still lists that as an active TS storm.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Monica Bozeman
>>>>> Meteorologist/Programmer
>>>>> National Hurricane Center
>>>>> 301-683-1553
>>>>> monica.bozeman at noaa.gov
>>>>> <http://www.wdtb.noaa.gov/badges/monica.bozeman>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 12:43 PM, TSB Admin <nhc.tsbadmin at noaa.gov>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Here is today's summary of NHC computer operations:
>>>>>> --- Mark
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ----------
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *TAFB:*
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The rainfall products are not updating. Monica will continue to
>>>>>> investigate.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The TAFB shfit log e-mails are not always being sent. TSB will
>>>>>> continue to investigate.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *HSU:*
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The problem with the ATCF A-deck form Celia was fixed late yesterday
>>>>>> thanks to some detective work by Monica, Dave, Craig and Mike. The
>>>>>> corrupted filed needed to be replaced in several places to fix the problem.
>>>>>> Monica documented the procedure in case this happens again. We still don't
>>>>>> know the underlying reason why the file got corrupted.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> TSB is working with NCO to make the HWRF fields available sooner in
>>>>>> N-AWIPS. After considering several options, we decided to create the
>>>>>> N-AWIPS files locally at NHC from the grib files, since the grib files are
>>>>>> much smaller and are available much sooner from NCO. This development may
>>>>>> take up to a few weeks.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Storm surge collaboration tests are planned for Mon-Thu of next week
>>>>>> using the same scenarios as were planned when the test was postponed due to
>>>>>> TS Colin and technical issues. Mark will make the documentation available,
>>>>>> and Chris Mello will be available to assist during the tests if needed.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *Other items:*
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Several staff from NCO will be at NHC on Monday. If there are any
>>>>>> specific issues you would like to bring to their attention let Mark know.
>>>>>> We already plan to get an update on staffing and the NCO Helpdesk.
>>>>>> *NHC RFCs:*
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>> *“A society becomes totalitarian when its structure becomes flagrantly
>>>> artificial: that is, when its ruling class has lost its function but
>>>> succeeds in clinging to power by force or fraud. Such a society, no matter
>>>> how long it persists, can never afford to become either tolerant or
>>>> intellectually stable…*
>>>>
>>>> George Orwell 1948
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> *“A society becomes totalitarian when its structure becomes flagrantly
>> artificial: that is, when its ruling class has lost its function but
>> succeeds in clinging to power by force or fraud. Such a society, no matter
>> how long it persists, can never afford to become either tolerant or
>> intellectually stable…*
>>
>> George Orwell 1948
>>
>>
>>
>>
>


-- 
David Zelinsky
Meteorologist / Programmer
National Hurricane Center
Office: 305.229.4405
Email: David.A.Zelinsky at noaa.gov
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