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Product Name Brief Description Operational Date
Graphical Severe Weather Warnings The Graphical Severe Weather Warning (GSWW) combines the polygon generated by WARNGEN for a TOR or SVR issuance with a current radar reflectivity image, high-detail GIS map backgrounds showing roads, cities, and terrain, and a summary of demographic information for the population at risk. The GSWW also contains the text of the warning and any subsequent SVSs issued for that warning.... 2008-02-11 
Gridded Day 2 and Day 3 Excessive Precipitation Forecast The Gridded Day 2 and Day 3 Excessive Precipitation Forecasts are display the probability of precipitation amounts exceeding the flash flood guidance values issued by the River Forecast Centers at the time of product issuance. The product displays areas for the continental United States where the probability of precipitation amounts exceeding flash flood guidance is slight (defined as threat in the range 5 percent to less than 10 percent), moderate (defined as threat from 10 percent to less than 15 percent), and high (defined as threat 15 percent or greater). The River Forecast Centers do not currently issue flash flood guidance for days 2 and 3 so at this time the product will be based on the day 1 flash flood guidance. 2008-02-11 
Minneapolis TRACON Collaborative Convective Forecast Product The Minneapolis TRACON forecast product/service will be a collaborative effort by personnel of WFO Minneapolis, CWSU Minneapolis and initially, Northwest Airlines to produce a forecast of thunderstorm and/or lightning activity within a radius of 100 nautical miles of the center of the Minneapolis airport. 2008-02-08 
Gridded Graphical Hazardous Weather Outlook The Melbourne Weather Forecast Office (WFO) Gridded Graphical Hazardous Weather Outlook (gHWO) complements the text Hazardous Weather Outlook (HWO) by providing a graphical depiction of threat levels for the following hazards: lightning, tornado, wind, hail, (flash) flood, excessive heat, excessive cold, high wind, dense fog/smoke, fire weather, rip current, coastal flood, waterspout, marine wind/sea, and marine thunderstorm gust. The threat impacts are specific to the WFO county warning area (CWA) and marine area of responsibility (MAOR), and depict the geographical distribution and level of threat of each hazard. 2008-02-08 
MULTI-FORMAT MARINE FORECAST INFORMATION WEB PAGE Advances in computer capabilities and web services technologies, as well as scientific advances in National Weather Service (NWS) software, have afforded an opportunity for NWS to create customer-based marine products and services. Information dissemination via the World Wide Web (www) allows customers to obtain higher resolution marine forecast information in a variety of formats on demand. 2008-02-08 
Regional/Local Seasonal Forecast Regional/Local Seasonal Forecasts may be textual or graphical. They typically consist of short-term climate variability forecasts and monitoring data, and meteorological/hydrological interpretation and assessment of societal impact on a web page. These web pages will normally provide educational material to help users understand the forecast methodology and reliability to better aid preparedness and mitigation efforts. The web page will typically assimilate a wide variety of information on short-term climate variability for the forecast area such as links to official NOAA/NWS forecasts and experimental, locally/regionally produced graphical/textual monitoring products. The area covered by the forecast may be a commonly accepted political or geographical location such as a state, county or region, or it may be a uniquely defined in which case the area will be made explicitly clear on a map on the web page. An example of such a seasonal forecast product suite is the "Florida EL Nino - Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Home Page Featuring: 2002-2003 Experimental Dry Season Forecast for Florida (Valid for period November 1st 2002 through April 30th 2003)" produced by WFO Melbourne, Florida and available on the Internet at: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/mlb/enso/mlbnino.html 2008-02-07 
GIS Compatible NDFD Data on the WFO Internet Page NOAAs National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Forecast Offices (WFOs) produce graphical forecasts for the National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD). The NDFD forecasts are available to the public in GRIB2 format, a World Meteorological Organization standard. Unfortunately, this format is not widely used outside of the meteorological community. In this project GRIB2 files from the MFR county warning and forecast area are converted to shapefile format and posted to the internet webpage. 2008-01-03 
Graphical - Weather Story of the Day The Graphical "Weather Story of the Day" is a graphical representation (product) which depicts the most important weather feature in the forecast area of responsibility of individual NWS Weather Forecast Offices (WFO). The "Weather Story of the Day" is not time dependent. That is, the product depicts the most significant weather feature through the 7-day forecast period. A graphical user interface allows the forecaster to include a brief text, a few sentences in length, describing the "Weather Story of the Day" graphical product. 2007-12-14 
Sierra Backcountry Forecast The Sierra Backcountry Forecast is a web based text product produced by forecasters in support of the Sierra Avalanche Center and the Central Sierra Avalanche Center. The product provides forecasted parameters critical to accurately forecasting avalanche conditions by the Sierra Avalanche Centers. The elements forecasted include temperatures, winds, and sky/weather, all of which affect the stability of the snowpack, changes in the snowpack structure, and ultimately avalanche potential. 2007-11-29 
WFO Eureka Humboldt Bay Bar Graphical Forecast A graphical display of wave height, period, direction and areas of extreme wave steepness or breaking potential in and near the entrance to Humboldt Bay, CA 2007-11-27 
NATIONAL MULTI-SENSOR PRECIPITATION ESTIMATES WEB-BASED SERVICE These Quantitative Precipitation Estimates (QPE) Graphics are representations of rainfall that has occurred for a specific length of time. Currently, each RFC prepares its QPE graphics using different colors, precipitation thresholds, and geographic projections. By producing these graphics centrally, it will enable the public to compare data across the CONUS and Puerto Rico. Parameter-Elevation Regressions on Independent Slopes Model (PRISM) climate data from a cooperative venture between Oregon State University and the United States Department of Agriculture-Natural Resources Conservation Service provides a grid format of normal precipitation. 2007-10-19 
ADVANCED HYDROLOGIC PREDICTION SERVICE (AHPS) FLOOD INUNDATION MAP INTERFACE The NWS River Forecast Centers produce river stage forecasts for more than three thousand locations in the U.S. These forecasts reference numeric gage heights at a single site along the river, generally in or near a city. Flood inundation maps are available for specific NWS forecast points where a flood inundation library has been developed through a partnership with Federal, state, and/or local agencies. Flood Inundation Maps show the extent of flooding expected spatially over a given area. This will indicate where roadways, streets, buildings, airports, etc., are likely to be impacted by floodwaters. Combined with river observations and NWS river forecasts, inundation maps provide decision-makers additional information needed to better mitigate the impacts of flooding and build more resilient communities. 2007-10-18 

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