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Office of the Federal Coordinator for Meteorology


Working Group for Winter Storms Operations

2019-01 - March 14, 2019

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  • Discussion and acceptance of changes leading to publication of the 2019 National Winter Storms Operations Plan
  • Targeting:“New strategies for an operational Winter Storms Reconnaissance program”
  • Atmospheric River Reconnaissance: Needs, Approach and the Underlying Science
  • SHOUT WSR/AR retrospective
  • Operations: Moving to the future of Winter Storms Reconnaissance
  • Aircraft Reconnaissance into Atmospheric Rivers: A recap of reconnaissance over the past 3 years
  • Winter Storms Reconnaissance to Atmospheric Rivers plus El Nino Rapid Response: Executing customized tracks in the Pacific 2013-2018
  • CARCAH requirements to support WSR
  • Planned NCEP/EMC collaboration with the SDM group for future WSR operations
  • A look at the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico restricted and warning areas
  • FAA Oakland ARTCC. West coast and Oakland Oceanic airspace.
  • Next Steps