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OFCM

Office of the Federal Coordinator for
Meteorological Services and Supporting Research

 
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Over a Half-Century of Multi-Agency Collaboration

Latest News

FY2020 Federal Weather Enterprise Budget and Coordination Report

June 13, 2019

The Office of Management and Budget has cleared the FY2020 Federal Weather Enterprise Budget and Coordination Report for release. Prepared by the OFCM for the OMB and Congress, this report satisfies legislation calling for an annual review of meteorological programs, budgets, and strategic coordination activities across the Federal Weather Enterprise. Please click the link below for more information.

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Space Weather Enterprise Forum Agenda Posted

June 7, 2019

The agenda has been posted for OFCM's Space Weather Enterprise Forum! It will take place on June 26, 2019, at the Department of Interior's Yates Auditorium in Washington, DC. We are looking forward to another dynamic program this year, relating to the theme "Preparing the Nation for Space Weather." Please click below for more information.

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Operations Plans Published

June 14, 2019

The 2019 National Hurricane Operations Plan (NHOP) and the 2019 National Winter Season Operations Plan have been published. Both plans, coordinated with Federal agency stakeholders, outline procedures for observing and reconnaissance operations for each specific season. The WSR-88D Tropical Cyclone Operations Plan and Checklist are also included. Please click the link below for the NHOP.

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OFCM's mission is to promote the effective use of Federal meteorological resources by facilitating the coordination of operational weather requirements, services, and supporting research among Federal agencies.