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Number / Title: 16-025:  Improve Physics-Based Wave Height Guidance on Large Lakes


Provide better physics-based wave height guidance on large lakes to improve NWS forecasts, warning, and decision support services; with ability to deals with events like wind set-ups and seiches.

Originator: Bill Saunders Office: Northeast River Forecast Center  
Submitter: Mickey Brown Office: W/ER-ERH
Analyst: Carlos Diaz Date Entered: 2016-08-25
Primary SPT: Water Resources Team Lead: M. Mullusky
All Teams Reviewing: Water Resources
Status: Assigned:Soln. Alternatives/Investment Justification Submitter Priority: Moderate

Decision / Status information
Tier   Date Disposition / Status
Tier 1 - Designated Submitter 2016-08-25 Approved
Tier 2 - Service Program Team Review2016-09-28 Approved Revised Request
Tier 2 Notes:  Title changed to better reflect requirement. Request document updated, VDI updated.
Tier 3 - AFS Director Review 2017-04-30 Approved by AFS, schedule for MDC
Tier 3 Notes:  1. The general requirement, as stated, is approved 2. This approval does not take into account any solutions that are underway or under consideration (BTW - this was an excellent re-submission and raising the statement of need to a more generic proposed requirement)
Tier 4 - MDC Validation 2017-11-13 MDC has Validated the Requirement
Exec Council Validation (If Transformational)  

PIC related details
Date Disposition / Status : Initial meeting
2018-01-26 Assigned to STI for assessment
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 16-025_Request-ImprovedGuidanceLakes.docx
Validation Decision Information Document 16-025_16-025_VDI_signedAFS.pdf
Investment Justification
Other-1: Briefing 16-025_AFS-WRS_Champlain_Info_Sep2016.pptx
Products Catalog Link (Experimental or approved Operational)