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CID Transition Plan

 

Transition to End-State WMO Headers:
  HOW TO USE THE SPREADSHEETS AND INTERPRET THE CHANGES


 

Overview

The spreadsheets available for download contain several columns.
 
OLD CCC OLD NNN OLD XXX OLD TTAA OLD ii OLD CCCC ACTION NEW CCC NEW NNN NEW XXX NEW TTAA NEW ii NEW CCCC

 Each column have a specific definition.  These column definitions are provided below for your use.

Column Descriptions

OLD CCC.  NWS offices call this the NODE.  It is only useful for NWS offices.

OLD NNN: This is the 'Category Indicator' or 'NNN'  of the product. It makes up part of a AWIPS Identifier.

OLD XXX: This makes up part of a AWIPS Identifier as are being used before the transition date. 

OLD TTAA, OLD ii, + OLD CCCC (Pre-Transition WMO): WMO header including 'CCCC' being used before the transition date.

ACTION:  Denotes what, if anything, is changing with the product identifiers. The possibilities are:

  • CHANGE TO: changes are taking place with all or parts of the WMO header
  • ADD:  Additions are being made to the NWS Data Stream.
  • DELETE:  Deletions are being made because the product is obsolete and is no longer required.


NEW CCC.  NWS offices call this the NODE.  It is only useful for NWS offices.

NEW NNN: This is the 'Category Indicator' or 'NNN'  of the product. It makes up part of a AWIPS Identifier.

NEW XXX: This makes up part of a AWIPS Identifier as are being used before the transition date. 

NEW TTAA, OLD ii, + NEW CCCC (Pre-Transition WMO): WMO header including 'CCCC' being used before the transition date.

File Example

OLD CCC OLD NNN OLD XXX OLD TTAA OLD ii OLD CCC ACTION NEW CCC NEW NNN NEW XXX NEW TTAA NEW ii NEW CCCC
RDU ABV GSO UFUS 41 KRAH CHANGE TO RDU ABV GSO UFUS 42 KRAH

The NWS Product RDUABVGSO with Pre-transition WMO Header UFUS41 is changing to RDUABVGSO with End-State WMO Header UFUS42

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