From mid October 2001 through January 2002 the WPC asked for your comments concerning some changes being considered to the WPC product suite. Based on your responses, we made a number of decisions, which are summarized below.
There were 79 comments received.
Those 79 comments were first broken down into 5 categories based on the general comments concerning the changes as a whole: fully favor changes, generally favor changes, ambiguous or mixed, generally opposed, or opposed.
Fully or generally favor 27.8%
Opposed or generally opposed 51.9%
Ambiguous or mixed 20.3%
We also tabulated the responses for individual
components based on the comments. Some were too vague to tabulate
by components, others addressed only some
of the components of the proposal so the numbers differ from component
Comments on the proposal to drop the precipitation
on the day 1 and 2 progs: 49 comments
In favor 14.3%
WPC action: The precipitation on
the day 1 and 2 progs will not be dropped.
Comments on the proposal to drop the short
range discussion: 20 comments
In favor 30.0%
Opposed 70.0 %
WPC action: The short range discussion
will not be dropped.
Comments on addition of 21 and 09 UTC surface
charts: 16 comments
In favor 100.0%
WPC action: The two analyses have
been added to the WPC product suite.
Comments on replacing day 3 Medium Range
Pops and Temperatures with day 3 risk chart: 20 comments
In favor 55.0%
WPC action: The day 3 Medium Range Pops and Temperatures will not be replaced by a day 3 risk chart.
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