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Number / Title: 16-042:  National Expansion of 7-day NFDRS Forecast


Provide ability to generate 7 Day forecasts for National Fire Danger Rating System. Current forecasts are for only 24 hours, an AWIPS Local App has been developed and tested. Recommend approving implementation of the tool to all sites providing NFDRS forecasts.

Originator: Heath Hockenberry Office:  
Submitter: John Ferree. T Office: w/AFS21
Analyst: Carlos Diaz Date Entered: 2016-12-01
Primary SPT: Fire Wx Team Lead: Heath Hockenberry
All Teams Reviewing: Fire Wx, Public, PSCM, Social Science
Status: Awaiting PIC (OaVR) Meeting Submitter Priority: Moderate

Decision / Status information
Tier   Date Disposition / Status
Tier 1 - Designated Submitter 2016-12-01 Approved
Tier 2 - Service Program Team Review2017-02-27 Approved by SPT
Tier 2 Notes:  Recommend Approval and Validation by AFS: Approve use of 7-day expansion tool for all NFDRS sites. Note: SPT provided list of sites not using NFDRS.
Tier 3 - AFS Director Review 2018-01-19 Approved Tier 3, schedule for MDC
Tier 3 Notes:  See details in the Signed VDI Document.
Tier 4 - MDC Validation 2018-03-26 VALIDATED by MDC
Exec Council Validation (If Transformational)  

PIC related details
Date Disposition / Status : Initial meeting
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 16-042_Request_7DayNFDRS_v2.docx
Validation Decision Information Document 16-042_Tier3SignedVDI.pdf
Investment Justification
Other-1: 16-042_7_Day_NFDRS_ValidationDecisionInformation.docx
Other-2 7 Day NFDRS presentation 16-042_NDFD Based 7-Day Fire Danger Forecasts.pptx
Products Catalog Link (Experimental or approved Operational)