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Stormy Weather Along the East Coast; Extended Warm-up for the West

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy rain, gusty winds, and thunderstorms along the east coast. Isolated severe thunderstorms could produce damaging winds and a few tornadoes in the Southeast. Heavy rains may result in excessive runoff and flash flooding. Building high pressure out west will produce above normal temperatures, especially, in the Pacific Northwest. Read More >

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https://training.weather.gov/coop.php

 

The National Weather Service (NWS) Cooperative Observer Program (COOP) is truly the Nation's weather and climate observing network of, by and for the people. More than 11,000 volunteers take observations on farms, in urban and suburban areas, National Parks, seashores, and mountaintops.

For COOP volunteersCOOP HomePage - http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/coop/ 
What is the Cooperative Observing Program?  https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CPM/CO-OP.HTML
 
 
For NWS Employees
Observational Programs Overview:
Cooperative Program Operations   https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/CoopRTM600.doc
Cooperative Station Observations  https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/CoopRTM610.doc
Cooperative Weather Stations  https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CPM/CPIntro.HTML
Data Acquisition For Managers  https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/datacq4mgrs/index.html
SHEF Code Tutorial  https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/Hydrology/hydroapps/shef/index.html
 
Cooperative Program Procedures:
Installation of a new Cooperative Weather Site  https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CPM/installa.html
Inactivation/Reactivation of a Cooperative Observing Site   https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CPM/inactive.html
Closing an Official Cooperative Observing Site  https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CPM/closing.html
Snow Measurement Guidelines   http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/coop/reference/Snow_Measurement_Guidelines_05-1997.pdf
Quality Control  https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/Hydrology/HYDRO/QCModule/QC-Intro.HTML

Cooperative Program Equipment and Maintenance Procedures:
Evaporation Stations  https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.EVAP/evappan.html
8-inch Standard Rain Gauge  https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/METEOR/srg/rain8in.html
Paper Tape Recording Rain Gauge: Paper Tape Description and Quality Control   https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CPM/PuncTape.HTML
Paper Tape Recording Rain Gauge: Inspection and Preventative Maintenance   https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.CPM/PTWS-L2.HTML
Wire Weight River Gauge Installation and Maintenance Procedures  https://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/DATAACQ/d.WIREWT/WWGage.HTML