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Number / Title: 17-020:  Refined Operations Process for Convective Watches


This request is for the provision of technological capabilities for SPC to perform real-time maintenance of convective watches (Tornado and Severe Thunderstorm), with the consent of and close collaboration with WFOs.

Originator: Greg Schoor Office: AFS21  
Submitter: Michelle Hawkins Office: w/AFS21
Analyst: Carlos Diaz Date Entered: 2017-09-08
Primary SPT: Severe Wx Team Lead: Greg Schoor
All Teams Reviewing: Aviation,Fire Weather,Marine,Severe Weather (Lead), Tropical
Status: Assigned:Soln. Alternatives/Investment Justification Submitter Priority: Moderate

Decision / Status information
Tier   Date Disposition / Status
Tier 1 - Designated Submitter 2017-09-08 Approved
Tier 2 - Service Program Team Review2018-02-16 Approved by SPT
Tier 3 - AFS Director Review 2018-03-12 Approved by AFS, Prepare Briefing for MDC
Tier 3 Notes:  AFS Director has approved the requirements. A Briefing will be required for the MDC.
Tier 4 - MDC Validation 2018-05-14 Validated by MDC
Exec Council Validation (If Transformational)  

PIC related details
Date Disposition / Status : Initial meeting
2018-07-20 Assigned to CP. Identify FY19 activity.
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 17-020_Refined Operations Process for Convective Watches-MDH.docx
Validation Decision Information Document 17-020_SignedAFS_VDI.pdf
Investment Justification
Products Catalog Link (Experimental or approved Operational)