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Active Western Storms; Quiet in the East

A cold weather system will produce heavy mountain snow and gusty winds across the Intermountain West and central Rockies. Windy conditions associated with this storm will produce critical fire weather threats for parts of the central High Plains and elevated threats into the south Plains. An approaching storm may produce showers with areas of heavy mountain snow on the West Coast. Read More >

Message Formats

 

FORMAT DETAIL NWWS-OI NWWS-PID201


WMO Standard -
World
Meteorological
Organization
Handbook No. 306


NWS standardized format used
by Weather Forecast Offices
(WFOs) and National Centers
at product origination.


Not available.


WMO Standard Only


XMPP - eXtensible
messaging and
presence protocol


Current NWWS-OI XML Chatroom
format used for all text weather
products, alerts and warnings.


XMPP Only


Not available.


CAP v1.2  -
Common Alert
Protocol


Common Alert Protocol provides
a digital messaging capability for
specific NWS alerts and warnings
only. Future implementation
planned for Spring 2021.


Not available. 
Future implementation planned.

 


Not available. 
Future implementation planned.