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Number / Title: 17-019:  Assess feasibility of providing alternate observation elements when missing from ASOS/AWOS for commercial aviation


The FAA has requested the NWS assess the feasibility of providing missing observation elements through other sources that would allow airlines to operate to those airports missing essential weather elements in their surface observations.

Originator: Lora Wilson Office: W/AFS24  
Submitter: (301) 427-9782 Office: w/AFS24
SUBMITTER COMMENTS:  See additional information (attached Documents)
Analyst: - - - - - - - Date Entered: 2017-09-05
Primary SPT: Aviation Team Lead: William Bauman
All Teams Reviewing: Aviation
Status: Closed, Withdrawn by Originator Submitter Priority: Moderate

Decision / Status information
Tier   Date Disposition / Status
Tier 1 - Designated Submitter 2017-09-05 Approved
Tier 2 - Service Program Team Review - - - -
Tier 3 - AFS Director Review - - - -
Tier 4 - MDC Validation - - - -
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 17-019_Request_Alternate_Aviation_Obs.docx
Validation Decision Information Document
Investment Justification
Other-1: FAA Letter - Request 17-019_Missing_Elements_Letter_v4.pdf
Other-2 Appendix A: Missing Elements Table 17-019_Missing_Elements_AppendixA_v4.pdf
Other-3 Appendix B: Takeoff/Landing Forecast Standards 17-019_Missing_Elements_AppendixB_v4.pdf
Other-4 Appendix C: Thresholds for elements
Products Catalog Link (Experimental or approved Operational)