[Ncep.nhc.nco_contacts] TSB Morning Rounds - Wed Oct 05, 2016

Mark DeMaria - NOAA Federal mark.demaria at noaa.gov
Wed Oct 5 13:28:55 UTC 2016


James:

As Dave just explained, the need to delete the watch segment first has been
the case for at least the past few years.

Mark

On Wed, Oct 5, 2016 at 9:18 AM, James Franklin <james.franklin at noaa.gov>
wrote:

> My fault on the % symbol.   Thanks, Dave, for cleaning up after my error.
>
> The issue of the GIS warnings - the requirement to delete the watch
> portion is a new one, right?  Or was that always the case for our regular
> graphics?
>
> James
> --
> James L. Franklin
>
> Branch Chief, Hurricane Specialist Unit
> NOAA/NWS/National Hurricane Center
> 11691 SW 17th Street, Miami FL 33165
>
> James.Franklin at noaa.gov
> 305-229-4475 (office)
> 305-553-1901 (fax)
>
> Damn it Jim - I'm a meteorologist not a doctor!
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> > On Oct 5, 2016, at 9:12 AM, TSB Admin <nhc.tsbadmin at noaa.gov> wrote:
> >
> > Here is today's summary of NHC computer operations:
> > --- Mark
> >
> > ----------
> >
> > TAFB:
> > The cumulus N-AWIPS workstation has been more stable since yesterday. If
> problems occur again be sure to report them in the TAFB shift log.
> >
> > HSU reported that the TCM wind tool did not update automatically in TAFB
> after advisory composite was closed in the ATCF. Chris Mello will
> investigate.
> >
> > HSU:
> > We have been having trouble with corrupted files in the ATCF, possibly
> caused by too many ATCF sessions being opened at once and the large size of
> the decks for Matthew. Please restrict ATCF sessions to those that are
> operationally needed. Monica sent instructions yesterday on how to view the
> guidance from the non-operational ATCF (atcfsvr2). Please use that method
> if you just want to view the guidance.
> >
> > A percent symbol was used in the 5 AM TCD. Dave Zelinsky was able to
> edit the file manually to correct the problem.
> >
> > The hurricane watch region was not properly deleted by the forecaster in
> the nmap2 application when it was replaced with a warning. Please remember
> that in the nmap2 watch/warning GUI, you must delete watch segments when
> they are replaced by a warning segment. In other words, if you want to
> replace a hurricane watch with a hurricane warning for a portion of the
> watch area, you must delete the portion of the watch that covers the new
> warning area. If you do not delete this, both segments will be converted
> into polygons in the GIS version of our warnings, and it may also cause
> problems with the TCV formatter.
> >
> > The TCV formatter does not always cancel a tropical storm or hurricane
> watch when they are replaced by a hurricane warning for a portion of the
> coast. TSB is working with NCO on a solution, but that will not be ready
> until next season.
> >
> > Patty is working on replacing the cable box for the HSU Atlantic desk TV.
> >
> > Other items:
> > TSB began expanded support (5 AM to midnight) for Hurricane Matthew as
> of this morning. Below is the schedule through Sunday if needed.
> >
> > Wed Oct 5 0500-1330 Dave Zelinsky
> > Wed Oct 5 1600-2400 Matt Sardi
> >
> > Thu Oct 6 0500-1130 Dave Zelinsky
> > Thu Oct 6 1600-2400   Matt Sardi
> >
> > Fri Oct 7 0500-1330   Dave Zelinsky
> > Fri Oct 7 1600-2400   Matt Sardi
> >
> > Sat Oct 8 0500-1330   Dave Zelinsky
> > Sat Oct 8 1600-2400 Monica Bozeman
> >
> > Sun Oct 9 0830-1700   Chris Mello
> > Sun Oct 9 1600-2400   Monica Bozeman
> >
> > NHC RFCs:
> >
> >
>
>
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