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Publication Title
Date
Number
PLANS (P)

Federal Plan for Meteorological Services and Supporting Research, Fiscal Year 2015
September 2014
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
December 2014
FCM-P13-2014

Federal Plan for Cooperative Support and Backup Among Operational Processing Centers (Please contact OFCM at ofcm.mail@noaa.gov 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
National Plan for Disaster Impact Assessments: Weather and Water Data
November 2010
FCM-P33-2010

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

August 2007

June 2014
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
REPORTS (R)

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
MISCELLANEOUS PUBLICATIONS

February 2013

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