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Number / Title: 18-015:  NWS dissemination of Blue Alerts
Originator: Timothy Schott Office: w/AFS13  
Submitter: Douglas Young Office: w/AFS13
SUBMITTER COMMENTS:  Need is to permit NWS Forecast Offices to convey “Blue Alerts,” which are similar to other Non-Weather Emergency Messages (NWEM), on behalf of authorized alerting officials, across appropriate dissemination systems.
Analyst: Carlos Diaz Date Entered: 2018-06-12
Primary SPT: Overarching Team Lead: Timothy Schott (overarching)
All Teams Reviewing: Overarching
Status: Assigned: Development/Execution Submitter Priority: High

Decision / Status information
Tier   Date Disposition / Status
Tier 1 - Designated Submitter 2018-06-12 Approved
Tier 2 - Service Program Team Review2018-10-10 Approved
Tier 3 - AFS Director Review 2018-10-11 Approved
Tier 3 Notes:  Approved, schedule for Virtual MDC.
Tier 4 - MDC Validation 2018-11-12 Validated by the MDC
Tier 4 Notes:  Proceed to update the appropriate directives, coordinate with DIS and/or CP, and prepare notification information for the field and partners
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)
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Available Documents
Document Type Document Link
Mission Need or Requirement Request 18-015_BLU_Alerts_Request_101018.docx
Validation Decision Information Document 18-015_BLU_Alerts_signedVDI.pdf
Investment Justification
Products Catalog Link (Experimental or approved Operational)