[Ads-l] Notify NYC - Coastal Flood Products

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jan 22 19:40:16 UTC 2016


This message presents additional examples of NOAA's use of the term "product".

Below is a link to a webpage for the NOAA: National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration, Office of Climate, Water and Weather
Services Integrated Operations Branch

"Product" appears on the following page repeatedly. Even the URL
contains the term "products".

http://products.weather.gov/

[Begin excerpt]
National Catalogue of New or Enhanced Products and Services

List Operational* Products

List all Experimental & Enhanced Products

Search for a product (Experimental or Operational)

Reports
[End excerpt]

[Begin excerpt]
New Entry Checklist    To enter a new or enhanced product or service
into the NWSI 10-102 process. This checklist is for submitting new
entries into the NWSI 10-102 process.
[End excerpt]

Here is a description of two of the "products":

[Begin excerpt]
A 3-Day Space Weather Forecast product to relay forecast information
about anticipated space weather activity, in formats consistent with
existing NOAA Scale thresholds and tailored to a government decision
maker perspective.
[End excerpt]

[Begin excerpt]
The Climate Prediction Center issues this product for the contiguous
U.S. and Alaska to provide potential hazardous conditions from extreme
temperature, high wind, heavy precipitation or lack of precipitation,
and dry or moist soils and wildfire risk.
[End excerpt]

Garson


On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 12:01 PM, Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Sender:       American Dialect Society <ADS-L at LISTSERV.UGA.EDU>
> Poster:       Dan Goncharoff <thegonch at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject:      Fwd: Notify NYC - Coastal Flood Products
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> I just received the E-mail below from the National Weather Service.
>
> The use of the word "products" just looks bizarre.
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: "Notify NYC" <swnalert at sendwordnow.com>
> Date: Jan 22, 2016 11:53 AM
> Subject: Notify NYC - Coastal Flood Products
> To: "Daniel Goncharoff" <TheGonch at gmail.com>
> Cc:
>
>
>
> Notification issued 1/22/16 at 11:52 AM. The National Weather Service has
> issued the following Coastal Flood products for NYC areas:
>
> *Southern Queens, Brooklyn, & Staten Island:* Coastal Flood Warning in
> effect from 6AM - 12PM on 1/23 and again from 5PM until midnight 1/23 for
> coastal locations adjacent to the south shore of New York City along New
> York Harbor. Tidal departures are forecast to be three to four feet above
> normal. Beach erosion and localized flooding may occur.
>
> *Bronx, Northern Queens:* Coastal Flood Advisory is in effect from 10AM -
> 2PM on 1/23. Tidal departures are forecast to be one and a half to two feet
> Saturday morning and two and a half to three and a half feet Saturday
> night.Beach erosion and localized flooding may occur.
>
> *Manhattan:* Coastal Flood Advisory in effect from 6Am - 10AM on 1/23.
> Tidal departures are forecast to be two to three feet Saturday morning and
> three to four feet Saturday evening.Localized flooding may occur.
>
> A Coastal Flood Warning indicates that flooding is expected or occurring.
> Beach erosion and localized flooding may occur. During a Coastal Flood
> Advisory onshore winds and tides will combine to generate flooding of low
> areas along the shore. Coastal residents should be alert for later
> statements and take action to protect property. For more information,
> please visit www.weather.gov/nyc.
>
>
>
>
> The sender provided the following contact information.
> Sender's Name: Notify NYC
> Sender's Email: notifynyc at oem.nyc.gov
> Sender's Contact Phone: (212) 639-9675
>
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