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

Matthew Sardi - NOAA Federal matthew.sardi at noaa.gov
Thu Oct 6 00:15:42 UTC 2016


Just a reminder, my NHC extension (x496) forwards to my landline. I'll be
working evening support shifts through Friday, ring me if you need me.



Matthew Sardi
NHC/Technology & Science Branch
305-229-4496 (Desk)
631-833-2965 (Cell)

On Wed, 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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