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Number / Title: 16-005:  A Nationally Consistent, Science-based Approach to Identify Potentially Dangerous Heat Events


Provide consistent criteria, extend through day 7, and link to historical impacts to climatology for potentially dangerous heat events.

Originator: Michael Staudenmaier Office: WRH/Science & Technology Infusion Di  
Submitter: Jeff Zimmerman Office: W/WR2
Analyst: - - - - - - - Date Entered: 2016-03-18
Primary SPT: Public Wx Team Lead: Andy Horvitz
All Teams Reviewing: Public Wx, IDSS
Status: Assigned: Development/Execution Submitter Priority: Moderate

Decision / Status information
Tier   Date Disposition / Status
Tier 1 - Designated Submitter 2016-03-18 Approved
Tier 2 - Service Program Team Review2016-08-29 SPT approved the requirement.
Tier 2 Notes:  The WR prototype was provided for consideration as a possible solution.
Tier 3 - AFS Director Review 2016-09-12 Requirement Approved - schedule MDC Meeting
Tier 3 Notes:  AFS has approved the requirement and has forwarded to the MDC for discussion on nationally consistent methodology. AFSO Director strongly believes that we need a nationally consistent methodology, and recognizes that the new Impacts Catalog may help with identifying local thresholds. A regional solution was provided in the package. However, believe that we need to first have the agreement on the national requirement first.
Tier 4 - MDC Validation 2016-09-19 Validated by MDC
Tier 4 Notes:  Requirement Validated by MDC Assigned to PIC
Exec Council Validation (If Transformational)  

PIC related details
Date Disposition / Status : Initial meeting
2017-02-03 Assigned to Central Processing to review, conduct analysis and report back to PI
PIC Notes:
Portfolio/Dev. org and Development Status:  
Date Disposition / Status : Latest meeting (if addressed more than once)
PIC Notes:

Available Documents
Document Type Document Link
Mission Need or Requirement Request 16-005_mission request document (1).pdf
Validation Decision Information Document 16-005_signed VDI (4).pdf
Investment Justification
Products Catalog Link (Experimental or approved Operational)