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Publication Title
Date
Number
PLANS (P)

Federal Plan for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research, Fiscal Year 2014
October 2013
FCM-P1-2014
National Severe Local Storms Operations Plan
November 2010
FCM-P11-2010

National Hurricane Operations Plan

Links to WSR-88D Tropical Cyclone Operations Plan & Checklist:

May 2014
FCM-P12-2014
National Winter Storms Operations Plan
October 2012
FCM-P13-2012

Federal Plan for Cooperative Support and Backup Among Operational Processing Centers (This document is not available online, please contact OFCM if you need a copy of this document.)

January 2012
FCM-P14-2012
The National Space Weather Program: Strategic Plan
June 2010
FCM-P30-2010
The National Space Weather Program: Implementation Plan
July 2000
FCM-P31-2000
Space Weather Architecture Transition Plan
May 2000
NA
National Aviation Weather Program: Strategic Plan
April 1997
FCM-P32-1997
National Plan for Disaster Impact Assessments: Weather and Water Data
November 2010
FCM-P33-2010
National Aviation Weather Initiatives
February 1999
FCM-P34-1999

National Volcanic Ash Operations Plan for Aviation and Support of the ICAO International Airways Volcano Watch

August 2007


August 2011
June 2009

May 2011

FCM-P35-2007


Interagency Strategic Research Plan for Tropical Cyclones: The Way Ahead
February 2007
FCM-P36-2007
Multifunction Phased Array Radar Unified Research and Development Plan
June 2011
FCM-P37-2011
FEDERAL METEOROLOGICAL HANDBOOKS (H)

Federal Meteorological Handbook No. 1 - Surface Weather Observations and Reports
September 2005
FCM-H1-2005

Federal Meteorological Handbook No. 2 - Surface Synoptic Codes
(Change No. 4 - March 2005)

December 1988
FCM-H2-1988
Federal Meteorological Handbook No. 3 - Rawinsonde and Pibal Observations
(with Change No. 1 - effective August 2006)
May 1997
FCM-H3-1997
Federal Meteorological Handbook No. 11 - Doppler Radar Meteorological Observations (WSR-88D)

     Part A - System Concepts, Responsibilities, and Procedures

February 2013
FCM-H11A-2013

     Part B - Doppler Radar Theory and Meteorology

December 2005
FCM-H11B-2005

     Part C - WSR-88D Products and Algorithms

April 2006
FCM-H11C-2006

     Part D - WSR-88D Unit Description and Operational Applications

February 2006
FCM-H11D-2006

Federal Meteorological Handbook No. 12 - United States Meteorological Codes and Coding Practices
(with: Change No. 1 - effective September 2006
         Change No. 2 - effective July 2012
         Change No. 3 - effective January 2013)

December 1998
FCM-H12-1998
INFORMATIONAL DOCUMENTS (I)

Directory of Atmospheric Transport and Diffusion Consequence Assessment Models
March 1999
FCM-I3-1999
25 Years of Coordination - Meteorology in the Federal Government
December 1990
FCM-I4-1990
Federal Directory of Mobile Meteorological Equipment and Capabilities
December 1995
FCM-I5-1995
The Federal Role in Meteorological Services and Supporting Research - A Half-Century of Multi-Agency Collaboration November 2013 FCM-I7-2013
REPORTS (R)

Interdepartmental Meteorological Data Exchange System Report, IMDES
August 1998
FCM-R12-1998
U.S. Wind Profilers: A Review
March 1998
FCM-R14-1998
Aviation Weather Training Report
April 2002
FCM-R16-2002
Weather Information for Surface Transportation National Needs Assessment Report
December 2002
FCM-R18-2002
Weather Information for Surface Transportation (WIST) Initiative Document - First Steps to Improve the Nation’s WIST Capabilities and Services
September 2005
NA
Report on Wind Chill Temperature and Extreme Heat Indices: Evaluation and Improvement Projects
January 2003
FCM-R19-2003
National Aviation Weather Program Mid-Course Assessment
August 2003
FCM-R20-2003
Aviation Weather Programs/Projects 2004 Update.
December 2004
FCM-R21-2004
Urban Meteorology – Meeting Weather Needs in the Urban Community
January 2004
FCM-R22-2004
Federal Research and Development Needs and Priorities for Atmospheric Transport and Diffusion Modeling
September 2004
FCM-R23-2004
Report of the Assessment Committee for the National Space Weather Program
June 2006
FCM-R24-2006
Federal Research and Development Needs and Priorities for Phased Array Radar
June 2006
FCM-R25-2006
Weather Information for Surface Transportation -- Update on Weather Impacts and WIST Results
August 2006
FCM-R26-2006
Federal Lightning Capability Requirements
July 2008
FCM-R27-2008
Exploratory Mini-Workshop Summary Report (Framing the Questions - Addressing the Needs: Moving to Incorporate Social Science Results into Meteorological Operations/Services)
August 2010
FCM-R28-2010
An Initial Inquiry into Meteorological Data Assimilation and Numerical Modeling Skills within the Federal Government
September 2010
FCM-R29-2010
Crosscutting Assessment of Hydrometeorological Needs - Summary Report of Two Mini-Workshops
September 2010
FCM-R30-2010
National Aviation Weather Program 10-Year Accident Reduction Initiative
Final Report

September 2010
FCM-R31-2010
Utilization of Unmanned Aircraft Systems for Environmental Monitoring
Exploratory Mini-Workshop Summary Report

May 2011
FCM-R32-2011
National Wildland Fire Weather: A Summary of User Needs and Issues
July 2007
FCM-R33-2007
Wildland Fire Weather: Multi-Agency Portfolio of Current and In-development Capabilities to Support User Needs
May 2011
FCM-R34-2011
Summary Report of the National Operational Processing Centers Observational Data Workshops
May 2012
FCM-R35-2012
Exploratory Review: Information Dissemination Flow of Tropical Cyclone Information
November 2007
N/A
STANDARDS (S)

Standard Formats for Weather Data Exchange Among Automated Weather Information Systems
November 1994
FCM-S2-1994
Federal Standard for Siting Meteorological Sensors at Airports
August 1994
FCM-S4-1994
MISCELLANEOUS PUBLICATIONS

Unified National Space Weather Capability Memorandum of Agreement and Annex February 2013
Proceedings of the Forum on Urban Meteorology
March 2005
Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Volcanic Ash and Aviation Safety
November 2004
Proceedings of the Workshop on Strategy for Providing Atmospheric Information
December 2001
Proceedings of the Workshop on Effective Emergency Response
December 2001
Proceedings of the Forum on Risk Management and Assessments of Natural Hazards
July 2001
Proceedings of the Symposium on the Weather Information for Surface Transportation -- Preparing for the Future: Improved Weather Information for Decision Makers
December 2000
Proceedings of the Aviation Weather User Forum -- Aviation Weather: Opportunities for Implementation
July 2000
Proceedings of the Workshop on Multiscale Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling within the Federal Community
June 2000

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