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Implementating FIPS Code Changes

This page contains information National Weather Service implementation of Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Code: changes. When NWS makes changes to its products or services, it is our job to ensure customers understand the changes and have the information needed to implement them. Customer notification messages are transmitted on NWS dissemination circuits:

For more information on FIPS codes, refer to the National Institute of Standards and Technology document FIPS Publication 6-4, Counties and Equivalent Entities of the United States, its Possessions, and Associated Areas, dated August 31, 1990.

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