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Critical Fire Weather Conditions For Parts of the West & Plains; Strong Cold Front Over Central U.S.

Dry and gusty conditions will continue to bring critical fire weather conditions to portions of the Plains and Western U.S. Meanwhile, a cold front will gradually advance eastward over the central and eastern states. Showers and thunderstorms - some locally heavy - are likely ahead of the front. Much cooler and below normal temperatures are expected behind the front. Read More >

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The WR Operations and Decision Support Division (ODSD) is focused on supporting the hydrometeorological operations of the WR field offices and assisting in the evolution of operations toward an IDSS focus. The ODSD mission is to promote and implement IDSS for weather and water dependent events that significantly affect people, their livelihoods and the economy throughout WR. The ODSD meets its mission by:

  • Developing a vision for the consistent implementation of IDSS throughout the Region
  • Identifying and promoting IDSS "best practices" throughout the WR field offices
  • Managing and operating the WR Regional Operations Center
  • Cultivating regional partners and identifying their weather-dependent information needs
  • Implementing new tools and techniques which support the provision of IDSS by all WR field offices