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Number / Title: 16-032:  National Observed Forcing Needs for the NWS Water Program


Provide capability to operationally generate observed forcings (of precipitation, surface air temperature, and freezing level) for hydrologic model operation and forecast verification.

Originator: Mary Mullusky Office: w/AFS25  
Submitter: Mary Mullusky Office: w/AFS25
Analyst: Carlos Diaz Date Entered: 2016-09-28
Primary SPT: Water Resources Team Lead: Mary Mullusky
All Teams Reviewing: Water Resources
Status: Assigned: Development/Execution Submitter Priority: Moderate

Decision / Status information
Tier   Date Disposition / Status
Tier 1 - Designated Submitter 2016-09-28 Approved
Tier 2 - Service Program Team Review2017-01-10 Approved
Tier 3 - AFS Director Review 2017-04-10 Approved by AFS, schedule for MDC
Tier 3 Notes:  Approved, to be scheduled for MDC
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
PIC Notes:
Portfolio/Dev. org and Development Status:  
Date Disposition / Status : Latest meeting (if addressed more than once)
2018-07-20 Within scope of MRMS.
PIC Notes:3/23/18: Within scope of planned MRMS enhancement. Part of FY18 Hurricane Supplemental. 7/20/18: Delayed until Hurricane Supp. Project completed. Verify if related to Hurricane supplemental and whether it is within scope of MRMS.

Available Documents
Document Type Document Link
Mission Need or Requirement Request 16-032_Request_NationalObservedForcings.docx
Validation Decision Information Document 16-032_16-032_VDI-NatObservedForcing.pdf
Investment Justification
Products Catalog Link (Experimental or approved Operational)