National Weather Service (NWS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC).
On August 29, 2003, the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere certified that closure of the Fort Smith, Arkansas, and Salem, Oregon, Weather Service Offices (WSO) will not cause a degradation in service to the affected service areas. On August 29, 2003, the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere transmitted to Congress notice of approval of Consolidation and/or Automation and Closure certifications for WSOs Fort Smith, Arkansas; and Salem, Oregon. Public Law 102-567 requires final certifications be published in the Federal Register. This notice satisfies that requirement.
Requests for copies of the final certification packages should be sent to John Sokich, Room 11426, 1325 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3283.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
John Sokich (301) 713-0258.Start Signature
Dated: September 5, 2003.
John E. Jones, Jr.,
Deputy Assistant Administrator.
[FR Doc. 03-23155 Filed 9-10-03; 8:45 am]
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