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

Monica Bozeman - NOAA Federal monica.bozeman at noaa.gov
Tue Jul 19 13:05:54 UTC 2016


Thanks Dave!


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 10:12 PM, David Zelinsky - NOAA Federal <
david.a.zelinsky at noaa.gov> wrote:

> 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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