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Number / Title: 17-014:  Standardized Local WFO Tsunami Warning Broadcast and EAS Activation


A fast, efficient, semi-automated and standardized means for NWS WFOs to disseminate Tsunami Warnings (and Tsunami Watches, if necessary) and activate the Emergency Alert System (EAS) is needed.

Originator: Jeff Lorens Office: W/WR  
Submitter: Jeff Zimmerman Office: W/WR2
Analyst: Carlos Diaz Date Entered: 2017-07-05
Primary SPT: Tsunami Team Lead: Michael Angove
All Teams Reviewing: Tsunami
Status: Assigned: Development/Execution Submitter Priority: Moderate

Decision / Status information
Tier   Date Disposition / Status
Tier 1 - Designated Submitter 2017-07-05 Approved
Tier 2 - Service Program Team Review2018-01-24 Approved by SPT
Tier 3 - AFS Director Review 2018-02-02 Approved, AFS Validates Requirement, not any pre-selected Solution
Tier 3 Notes:  AFS Validates Requirement but does not pre-select Solution. Provide to MDC for vote.
Tier 4 - MDC Validation 2018-04-23 VALIDATED by MDC
Exec Council Validation (If Transformational)  

PIC related details
Date Disposition / Status : Initial meeting
2018-11-30 Assigned to CP
PIC Notes:
Portfolio/Dev. org and Development Status:  
Date Disposition / Status : Latest meeting (if addressed more than once)
2018-12-14 Proceed to baseline application
PIC Notes:CP to submit SREC Request for baselining the WR local application

Available Documents
Document Type Document Link
Mission Need or Requirement Request 17-014_Request_WFO Tsunami EAS Support_v3.docx
Validation Decision Information Document 17-014_AFSsignedVDI.pdf
Investment Justification
Products Catalog Link (Experimental or approved Operational)