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Tropical Cyclone (Hurricane) Products


HLS A Hurricane Local Statement is issued by the National Weather Service Office in or near a threatened area giving specific details for its county warning area.  It is designed to keep the media, local decision makers, and the public up to date on the present and anticipated storm effects.
PSH Post-storm Hurricane Report is issued by all local NWS offices issuing Hurricane Local Statements on a storm. Non-coastal offices that issue Inland HIgh Wind Watches/Warnings for hurricane force winds shall also issue post storm reports.
SPF Hurricane Strike Probability describes the probability of tropical cyclone conditions at particular locations.
TWO  A Tropical Weather Outlook is prepared by the National Hurricane Center during the tropical cyclone season.  The outlook discusses significant aras of disturbed weather and their potential for tropical cyclone development during the next 24 hours.
TWS Tropical Weather Summary is prepared by each Tropical Cyclone Center monthly to summarize the previous month's tropical cyclone activity or lack of activity and the reasons why.  The lasat TWS of the season will summarize November's activity plus the activity for the season as a whole.
TCD   Tropical Cyclone Discussion is issued by the centers to explain forecaster's reasoning behind the analysis and forecast of the tropical cyclone.
Marine/Aviation Tropical Cyclone Advisory is prepared for all tropical cyclones within a tropical cyclone center's area of respponsibility. They contain foreasts through 72 hours and provide invaluable information toemergency managers, local decision makers and other who must make preparations and take response actions for tropical cyclones.
TCP   Public Tropical Cyclone Advisory is the primary tropical cyclone information product issue4d by the Tropical Cyclone CEnters to the public. In the Atlantaic and central pacific public adavisories are issued for all tropical cyclones.  In the eastaern Pacific, public advisories are issued for all tropical cyclones that are expected to affect land within 48 hours.
TCU   Tropical Cyclone Update is a brief statement issued in lieu of or preceding special advisories to inform of significant changes in a tropical cyclone or to post or cancel watches and warnings.
TWD  Tropical Weather Discussion is issued four times a day by the National Hurricane Center to describe significant features from the latest surface analysis and significant weather areas for the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean and in the Atlantica and Eastern Pacific Oceans.

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